Non-passenger and special vehicle registration plates of Maryland

Non-passenger and special vehicle registration plates of Maryland

Maryland, USA, offers a large number of non-passenger and special vehicle registration plates.[1] Each type uses a two- or three-letter prefix or suffix. Organizational plates may be displayed on passenger cars, multi-purpose vehicles, and trucks weighing 10,000 pounds and less, and some types are also available for use on motorcycles. On plates displaying a logo at left, the prefix or suffix is displayed vertically, while on plates that do not display a logo, the prefix is displayed horizontally. Logo plates have a US$25 annual fee, while non-logo plates have a $15 annual fee.



Type Prefix Notes
AMVETS Department of Maryland AV
ABATE of Maryland, Inc. MRO
ABATE of Maryland, Inc. – motorcycle MRO suffix
Accokeek Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. AK
Air Conditioning Contractors of America AIR
Air Force 459th Airlift Wing AF
Air Force Association AFA Non-logo
Alexandria Firefighters, Inc. ALX
Ali Ghan Temple AG
All American Chapter Harley Owners Group HOG
All American Chapter Harley Owners Group – motorcycle HO suffix
Allegany Community College CC
Allegany High School Alumni Association AC
Allen A. M. E. Church, Baltimore AM
Allen Volunteer Fire Company AVF
Almas Temple A.A.O.N.M.S. AT
Alpha Kappa Alpha AKA
Alpha Phi Alpha AX
Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1300 ATU
Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689 LTU
American Cancer Society RFL
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO AU
American Indian Society of Washington, D.C. AIS
American Legion Auxiliary Department of Maryland, Inc. ALA
American Legion Riders ALR
American Legion Riders (motorcycle) ALR suffix
American Massage therapy Association Maryland Chapter AMT
American Red Cross ARC
American Sewing Guild ASG
American University AUE
American Whitewater Affiliation AW
Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonary SR
Ancient Order of Hibernians in America, Inc. AO
Annapolis Professional Firefighters Local 1926 AFD
Annapolis Triathlon Club ATC
Annapolis Woodworkers Guild AWG
Annapolis Yacht Club AYC
Annapolis, Maryland Chapter Harley Owners Group AH
Annapolis, Maryland Chapter Harley Owners Group – motorcycle AH suffix
Anne Arundel Alarmers Association AAA
Anne Arundel County Professional Firefighters Local 1563 AP
Anne Arundel County Professional Fire Fighters Local 1563 – motorcycle AP suffix
Anne Arundel County Retired Fire Fighters Association RFF
Antietam Fire Company AFC
Arcadia Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. AV
Archdiocesan Holy Name Union HN
Archeological Society of Maryland, Inc. AS
Arizona State University Alumni Association AZ
Armenian Association of Greater Baltimore AAB
Army Reserve ARO Non-logo
Arundel Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. VS
Auctioneers Association of Maryland BID
Aussie Rescue and Placement Helpline, Inc. RSQ


Type Prefix Notes
B & O Railroad Museum BO
Baltimore 4 Wheelers, Inc. BW
Baltimore American Indian Center, Inc. AI
Baltimore Area Alumni Association, Inc. of Alpha Phi Omega fraternity MS
Baltimore Bicycling Club, Inc. BBC Non-logo
Baltimore Blues Society BBS
Baltimore City College Alumni Association, Inc. BCC
Baltimore City Community College BCO Non-logo
Baltimore City Fire Department BFS
Baltimore City Fire Fighters Local No. 734 FL
Baltimore City Fire Fighters Local No. 734 – motorcycle FL suffix
Baltimore City Fire Officers – motorcycle FO suffix
Baltimore County Fire Department Chief Officers Association, Inc. FX
Baltimore County Fire Fighters Association Local No. 1311 CF
Baltimore County Fire Fighters Association Local No. 1311 – motorcycle CF suffix
Baltimore County Retired Fire Officers and Fire Fighters RS
Baltimore Duckpin Bowlers Association BD
Baltimore Fire Officers Association FO
Baltimore Kickers, Inc. KX
Baltimore Metro Chapter of the Harley Owners Group, Inc. HD
Baltimore Metro Chapter of the Harley Owners Group, Inc. – motorcycle HD suffix
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association BPI
Baltimore Professional Duckpin Association BPD Non-logo
Baltimore Retired Police Benevolent Association BRP
Baltimore Ski Club, Inc. SKI
Baltimore Streetcar Museum, Inc. BSM
Baltimore Symphony Associates BSO
Baltimore Teachers Union BTU
Baltimore Tuskegee Alumni Association TU
Baltimore Washington Conference of United Methodist Men BWC
Baltimore Yacht Club BYC
Bay District Volunteer Fire Department BD
Bel Air Corvette Club BAC
Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. VFC
Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. BA
Benedict Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad, Inc. BFR
Berlin Fire Company, Inc. BF
Berwyn Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc. TS
Birds of Prey the Chamber of Baltimore Ravens Nest, Inc. BOP
Bishop Episcopal Diocese of Easton EC
Bishop Walsh School BWS
Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. BV
Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc. BFD
Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, Inc. BK
Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, Inc. – motorcycle BK suffix
Blue Star Mothers MBS
BMW Bikers of Metropolitan Washington BMR suffix
BMW (Car) Owners' Club BMW
Boonsboro Athletic Boosters, Inc. BHS
Boumi Temple A.A.O.N.M.S. BB
Bowie State University Alumni BSU
Bowie Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Inc. RF
Box 414 Association, Inc. BX
Boy Scouts of America BSA
Boys' Latin School of Maryland, Inc. BL
Brandywine Volunteer Fire Department BVF
Bread of Life Tabernacle BOL
Brunswick Volunteer Ambulance & Rescue, Inc. BVA
Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad BR
Bryn Mawr School BMS
Building Industries Foundation HBA
Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. BM
Bush River Yacht Club BRY


Type Prefix Notes
Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation HOF
Calvary Chapel Church of God COG
Calvert Advance Life Support PM
Calvert Hall College Alumni Association CH
Calvert Marine Museum Society, Inc. CMM
Carolina Alumni Association University of South Carolina USC
Caroline County Life Support Services, Inc. ES
Carroll Christian Schools CCS
Carroll County Public Schools QS
Carroll Hospital Center CHC
Carroll Manor Fire Company, Inc. CMF
Carver Alumni Association CT
Catholic Daughters of the Americas CDA Non-logo
Catholic University of America CUA Non-logo
Catonsville High Alumni Association CS
Cecil County Des EM
Charles County Dive Rescue DR
Charles County Mobil Intensive Care Unit MI
Charles County Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc. LR
Chesapeake Bay Power Boat Association CPB
Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy SML
Chesapeake Yacht Club, Inc. CY
Chief Petty Officers Association CPO
Choose Life of Maryland, Inc. CLM
Church Creek Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. CK
Church of God Delmarva - DC JC
City Union of Baltimore CUB Non-logo
Civil Air Patrol MD Wing CAP Non-logo
Clemson Alumni Association TGR
Clinton Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. CL
Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS, Inc. CI
Colonel Zadok A. Magruder High School COL
College of Notre Dame of Maryland CND Non-logo
Columbia Ski Club CO
Commissioned Officers Association PHS Non-logo
Communication Workers of America CWA
Community Fire Company of Millington MFC
Community Fire Company of Rising Sun Inc. RM
Community Mediation Maryland CMC
Community Volunteer Fire Department Bowleys Quarters and Vicinity, Inc. BQ
Concerns of Police Survivors CPS
Coppin State Alumni Association CSU
Cordova Volunteer Firemens Association, Inc. TA
Corinthian Yacht Club CYC
Cornell Club of Maryland CU
Corvette Club of America CCA
Corvette Club of Annapolis VA
Council of Baltimore Ravens RR
Country Pride Dancers CWD Non-logo
Crabtowne Skiers, Inc. CSI
Cresaptown Volunteer Fire Department CFR
Crescent Yacht Club CRE
CSX Employees Service Club of Baltimore CSX Non-logo
Cure Autism Now CAN


Type Prefix Notes
David Taylor Model Basin DT Non-logo
Davis & Elkins College DE
Deacons Conference of Baltimore and Vicinity, Inc. DCA
Deep Creek Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. GC
Delmar Fire Department DFD
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. DST
DeMatha Catholic High School DM
Dentsville Volunteer EMS & Auxiliary Inc. DVE
Department of Maryland American Ex-Prisoners of War, Inc. POW
DFC Jason C. Schwenz Foundation, Inc. JCS
Disabled American Veterans DAV Non-logo
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary DVA
District of Columbia Air National Guard DCG
Down-N-Dirty Motorcycle Club – motorcycle DND suffix
Drexel University Alumni DU Non-logo
Dundalk Power Squadron DS
Dundalk Renaissance Corporation DUN
Duquesne University Alumni Association DU


Type Prefix Notes
Notre Dame Alumni Association ND


Type Prefix Notes
Penn State Alumni Association PSU Non-logo


  1. ^ "Organizational Plates". Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration. Retrieved 6 September 2009. 

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