Form SOS-446 "Application for Gold Star Family License Plate" - Michigan

What Is Form SOS-446?

This is a legal form that was released by the Michigan Secretary of State - a government authority operating within Michigan. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

Form Details:

  • Released on January 1, 2018;
  • The latest edition provided by the Michigan Secretary of State;
  • Easy to use and ready to print;
  • Quick to customize;
  • Compatible with most PDF-viewing applications;
  • Fill out the form in our online filing application.

Download a fillable version of Form SOS-446 by clicking the link below or browse more documents and templates provided by the Michigan Secretary of State.

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Clear Form
Application for Gold Star Family License Plate
Name
Street Address
City
State
ZIP
County
Vehicle Year
Make
Vehicle Identification Number
Daytime Phone including Area Code
(
)
Service Member Name
Relationship to Service Member
Branch of Service
Date of Death
Check One:
Standard Plate ($5 service fee)
Distinctive/Graphic Plate (
)
$5 service fee plus additional $5 graphic plate fee
ELIGIBLE VEHICLES: The Gold Star Family license plate may only be issued to a non-commercial vehicle owned or
leased by the applicant. The applicant’s name must show on the vehicle title as the owner or lessee. The vehicle may
be a passenger vehicle, motor home, pickup, or van. These plates are not available for motorcycles. If applying for an
additional plate for another vehicle, please complete an additional application.
ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS: Immediate family members of military personnel who lost their lives in combat are
eligible for the Gold Star Family plate. Immediate family members include the deceased veteran’s spouse, father,
stepfather, mother, stepmother, foster parent, brother, half brother, sister, half sister, child, or stepchild.
EXPIRATION: Gold Star Family plates expire on the applicant’s birthday.
FEE: Regular registration fee plus $5 service fee. A current plate on the same vehicle may be canceled as credit for
the regular registration fee.
I wish to cancel my current license plate on my vehicle as credit toward the Gold Star Family plate.
Plate Number: _____________________________________
Expiration Date: _______________________
(Your current plate will not be canceled until after you receive your new plate.)
If you have no current plate, a temporary permit may be issued to you at no fee until your new plate arrives.
I certify all information is correct and I am eligible for the Gold Star Family license plate. I understand that use of the
Gold Star Family license plate on a vehicle other than the vehicle for which the plate was issued or application by a
person who is not eligible is a misdemeanor
.
X
SIGNATURE:
DATE: ________________________
For questions regarding this application or registration fees, please contact the Department of State Information Center
at 888-SOS-MICH (767-6424). All Secretary of State offices accept cash, checks, money orders, Visa, MasterCard
and Discover credit and debit cards (a nominal service fee will be charged for credit and debit card usage). If applying
by mail please pay by check or money order. All checks may be made payable to the State of Michigan. Return
completed application with fee to any Secretary of State office or mail to:
Michigan Department of State
Renewal by Mail Unit
Lansing, MI 48918
SOS-446 (01/18)
Authority Granted Under Public Act 300 of 1949, as amended
Clear Form
Application for Gold Star Family License Plate
Name
Street Address
City
State
ZIP
County
Vehicle Year
Make
Vehicle Identification Number
Daytime Phone including Area Code
(
)
Service Member Name
Relationship to Service Member
Branch of Service
Date of Death
Check One:
Standard Plate ($5 service fee)
Distinctive/Graphic Plate (
)
$5 service fee plus additional $5 graphic plate fee
ELIGIBLE VEHICLES: The Gold Star Family license plate may only be issued to a non-commercial vehicle owned or
leased by the applicant. The applicant’s name must show on the vehicle title as the owner or lessee. The vehicle may
be a passenger vehicle, motor home, pickup, or van. These plates are not available for motorcycles. If applying for an
additional plate for another vehicle, please complete an additional application.
ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS: Immediate family members of military personnel who lost their lives in combat are
eligible for the Gold Star Family plate. Immediate family members include the deceased veteran’s spouse, father,
stepfather, mother, stepmother, foster parent, brother, half brother, sister, half sister, child, or stepchild.
EXPIRATION: Gold Star Family plates expire on the applicant’s birthday.
FEE: Regular registration fee plus $5 service fee. A current plate on the same vehicle may be canceled as credit for
the regular registration fee.
I wish to cancel my current license plate on my vehicle as credit toward the Gold Star Family plate.
Plate Number: _____________________________________
Expiration Date: _______________________
(Your current plate will not be canceled until after you receive your new plate.)
If you have no current plate, a temporary permit may be issued to you at no fee until your new plate arrives.
I certify all information is correct and I am eligible for the Gold Star Family license plate. I understand that use of the
Gold Star Family license plate on a vehicle other than the vehicle for which the plate was issued or application by a
person who is not eligible is a misdemeanor
.
X
SIGNATURE:
DATE: ________________________
For questions regarding this application or registration fees, please contact the Department of State Information Center
at 888-SOS-MICH (767-6424). All Secretary of State offices accept cash, checks, money orders, Visa, MasterCard
and Discover credit and debit cards (a nominal service fee will be charged for credit and debit card usage). If applying
by mail please pay by check or money order. All checks may be made payable to the State of Michigan. Return
completed application with fee to any Secretary of State office or mail to:
Michigan Department of State
Renewal by Mail Unit
Lansing, MI 48918
SOS-446 (01/18)
Authority Granted Under Public Act 300 of 1949, as amended