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HOV Smart Pass


Tennessee’s Smart Pass program allows certain hybrid and electric vehicles to drive in high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes without satisfying the two-passenger minimum. Qualifying vehicles (see the complete list of eligible models) must display Smart Pass decals in the lower right (passenger side) corner of their rear windows.

Registered owners of qualifying vehicles can apply for a decal at no cost by mailing the Application for Smart Pass to: 

Department of Revenue
Vehicle Services Division
44 Vantage Way, Suite 160
Nashville, TN 37243-8050

You can fax the application to (615) 253-4260 or e-mail the application to dg_plate&

Additional questions?  Call (615) 741-3101 or (888) 871-3171, or visit Revenue Help to submit a ticket to one of our agents.