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Available to: Tennessee residents who hold an official FCC-issued amateur radio license (unrevoked and unexpired).
Documentation Required: Application supported with copy of the FCC Amateur Radio license.
Cost: Annual fee of $26.50; Members of emergency, rescue squad and Amateur Radio Emergency Service - $26.50.
Available to: Auxiliary Police, Civil Air Patrol (spouse included), Civil Defense, TEMA, Rescue Squad and Emergency Services Squad members, police officers, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, trauma nurses and on-call surgical staff.
Documentation Required: License to practice or organization ID card, with the exception of:
- Civil Air Patrol and Civil Defense - letter from local emergency management director.
- Police officers - written certification form organization's chief law enforcement officer.
- Auxiliary Police - permanent ID card of the auxiliary police unit.
- Trauma nurses and on-call surgical staff - letter from the chief of staff at hospital.
- Rescue Squad - the applicant’s name must appear on a list provided to the Department by the captain of the rescue squad.
Cost: $26.50 annual fee.
Available to: Members of Tennessee Association of Rescue Squads that meet requirements of volunteer life-saving or first aid crews (Shelby County residents must be members of an emergency services squad other than the Tennessee Association of Rescue Squads).
Documentation Required: Eligibility lists submitted to county clerk by captain of local Tennessee Association of Rescue Squads.
Cost: $26.50 annual fee.
Available to: Owners or lessees of motor vehicles who are residents of the State of Tennessee and are retired female firefighters.
Documentation Required: Applicant must submit proof of former membership in a firefighting unit from which the female is a bona fide retired member in good standing.
Cost: $26.50 annual fee (initial fee is $29.80)
Available to: Members in good standing and retired members of the Tennessee State Guard.
Documentation Required: Eligibility list in county clerk office (Should a member not be listed, he/she will need documentation with name, social security number and indication that he/she is in good standing with the unit).
Cost: $26.50 annual fee (initial fee is $29.80). Expire September 30 each year.
Note: Plates are produced annually and only issued in September.