Alaska Artistic License Plate | Design Template

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Design Template
A license plate template can be downloaded below. The template follows these DMV guidelines:

  • The plate art area is 11.5669” x 5.5984” (blue area on the template)
  • Plates have a white border
  • Plates print with 6 embossed plate characters
  • Artwork behind the alpha message should not interfere with the legibility of the alpha
  • No text should fall within .25” of the alpha on any side
  • Artwork should be vector or high resolution (300 dpi or higher) raster art at print scale
  • These items must print on the plates where shown:
    • Alaska text (color can be changed)
    • Alpha (color can be changed)
    • Expiration tab (color cannot be changed)
    • Barcode (color cannot be changed)
    • ASCA logo (black or white)
  • Contact Alaska State Council on the Arts at or (907) 269-6610.
  • Plate design must meet the standards put out by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA). Applicants are encouraged to review their guidelines here:

Design Templates:

The easiest way to put together your entry is to drop your design into our Photoshop Template. We also have a printable PDF Template or JPG Template that can help to guide your process.

Design Examples:

Here are a few examples we whipped up using our handy Design Template.