(1) Will the department issue a license plate for my moped?
The department will issue a motorcycle series license plate for your moped when you make proper application.
The number on the license plate serves as the moped's registration number as required in RCW 46.16.630
(2) How do I display the license plate on my moped?
The license plate must be displayed on the rear of your moped as provided in RCW 46.16.240
(3) If my moped does not meet the standard criteria for a moped, can I get it licensed as such? A Washington state patrol inspection may be required before a license can be issued. The Washington state patrol has the discretion to inspect and define similar vehicles as mopeds. If the vehicle is similar to a moped, it must be identified as a moped by the Washington state patrol inspection before a license can be issued.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110
, 46.16.276, 46.16.600. WSR 02-11-096, § 308-96A-136, filed 5/20/02, effective 6/20/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.16.276
, 43.17.060, 46.16.600 and 46.01.110. WSR 99-06-029, § 308-96A-136, filed 2/24/99, effective 3/27/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110
. WSR 97-07-013, § 308-96A-136, filed 3/11/97, effective 4/11/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.17.060
, 46.01.060, 46.16.070 and 46.16.135. WSR 92-02-100, § 308-96A-136, filed 1/2/92, effective 2/2/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.16.600
, 46.16.276 and 46.01.110. WSR 87-12-023 (Order TL/RG-34), § 308-96A-136, filed 5/28/87.]