Plate Fee Calculator

Plate & Calculator

On-line Plate Fee Calculator is available for your convenience.


Michigan law [Michigan Vehicle Code (MCL 257.217(4)] requires dealers to apply for title and registration on behalf of their customers. When a customer needs a new plate, the dealer must calculate the plate fee and record this information on the RD-108, Application for Michigan Title - Statement of Vehicle Sale.


The Plate Fee Calculator was developed to assist dealers in calculating these fees. The program quickly calculates common original and transfer/renewal license plate fees. Using the plate fee calculator will minimize plate fee errors, ensuring quicker turn-around time when you submit RD-108s. We suggest you bookmark the new Web site for easy future access.



Base Prices and Plate Fee Charts are available on the SOS Web site. If you find you need help calculating a plate fee, call the Department of State Information Center at 1-888-767-6424 for assistance.