Texas License Plate Lookup

People Phone License Plate VIN
People Phone License Plate VIN

Texas License Plate Lookup Instructions

A license plate search in Texas is a straight forward process using this simple license plate lookup tool. To begin your Texas license plate lookup, enter the full TX plate number into the search field. Next you’ll be queued to read and verify your search reasons are approved by the state and federal privacy laws. Once you’ve satisfied this requirement then you’ll have access to a multitude of information such as owner information and vehicle history reports. This license plate search tool is not offered by any motor vehicle dept. in Texas and is intended for verification and unofficial purposes only. 

Through the Texas Public Information Act, you have the right to access accurate information from government collected information. If a car is involved in criminal activity that complies with state and federal privacy laws, you can use the resources set out by SearchQuarry.com. You will need to read through the available options for your research and make sure you are in compliance with these privacy laws and then you can access the information you’re looking for which may contain the owner contact information, vehicle history and Texas vehicle title information for that car, truck or SUV. If you have any questions or concerns about your plate search you can reach out to our support via email, phone or blog.

What Can Be Found With a Texas License Plate Search

  • Car Owner Information
  • Vehicle History Reports
  • Vehicle Options and Specifications
  • Vehicle Title Check
  • Salvaged and Junk Records
  • Vital Statistics of The Car
  • Accident and Damages Records

About Texas License Plates

Texas license plates contain the unique numbers used to identify vehicles and the owner’s of those vehicles. Every state in US has various types of plates for its vehicles. When you buy a new car, you have to register it and that is when you will be given a license plate number. License plates can be registered to anybody or any organization. When registering a license plate in Texas, you have to provide specific information like your Texas driver’s license, proof of residence and auto insurance you have for your vehicle.

Car Owner Search

What Texas License Plates Are Used For

A Texas license plates are aimed at keeping track of that car and who it belongs to. This record of information is so that in case the car is involved in an accident, criminal activities, trespassing or abandoned, the car owner can be traced. License plates need to be regularly updated and this is done by ensuring your vehicle’s tags are always renewed, regular smog checks and keeping your auto insurance current.

There are some different types of license plates in Texas depending on your needs. For example, if you own a vehicle your plates will be different from those of a motorcycle or truck. If the plates are for a particular organization, they can decide to apply for plates that are a bit customized. People with disabilities can also apply and get special plates. These types of plates are known as the disability parking plates.

Additional Statewide License Plate Resources

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Texas License Plate FAQs

Who can lookup Texas license plate information

Technically anyone can lookup license plate information in Texas as long as you have a proper reason outlined by the Texas DPPA regulations as well as the Texas NHTSA

Can I find the owner of a Texas license plate?

It is possible to find the owner of a vehicle by the Texas license plate number. The police and Texas DMV have this ability as well as some online vehicle record resources as long as you have a valid and verifiable reason that follows the Texas DPPA laws

How do I get a specialized Texas license plate?

To get a specialized or vanity license plate in Texas you need to reach out to the Texas DMV directly. You can go to TXDMV.gov to select what type of license plate you would like. Prices vary depending on what type of license plate you choose

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  1. My car was stolen in 2014. My social security card was stolen as well. It was a white 1994 Acura Integra. The last location it was located in was Victoria, Texas. I even remember my SSN as well. I\’m happy to prove it. I have my birth certificate and birthplace as well. I genuinely want to get the situation resolved and get the thief taken into custody. I appreciate it, thank you. The first three letters of the license plate were CMU. It was stolen in Jacksonville, Florida. That\’s where I\’m located now.

    1. Adam, we are sorry to hear about having your vehicle stolen. Unfortunately our Texas license plate lookup does not have a vehicle trace capability. Our resources only reference the information that is on record and we do not offer tracing services. If you haven’t filed a police report then this should be done as well as letting your auto insurance company know and the Texas DMV. Our resources are solely for referencing public information online. Please reach out if we can be of further assistance.

      What to do if your vehicle was stolen in Texas

      1. Contact your local Texas police department and file a report
      2. Notify your auto insurance company about your stolen vehicle
      3. Let the Texas DMV know about your vehicle being stolen
      4. Cancel any bank cards that may have been in the vehicle

  2. Received a toll violation for a vehicle sold in 2015. Please verify what vehicle is registered with the personal Texas plate DNTTRP and who the owner is. Thank you

  3. My wife\’s car has tag #cjp 3434 and we have toll tag. Driver of a 2015 Chevy truck has tag #cpj3434 and somehow NTTA is getting them mixed up and I am paying some of his tolls. Just want to know if he lives near me to argue with NTTA.

  4. A car backed into mine at a store and I want to know the owner do the owner can deal with my insurance company cause I was told it was on private property so the police won’t do nothing

    1. Royce, you may want to consult with your auto insurance company to determine what the next step is to get your car fixed. In some cases, an auto insurance company will help guide you in a hit and run scenario if you have the license plate number of the other vehicle


Better results than expected
Reviewed 02/17/2018 01:13, by   5/5 Stars
The information I got was better than the other free searches I was running to find TX license plate searches.
Quick and easy
Reviewed 04/04/2017 09:43, by   5/5 Stars
Quick and easy to get info. Recommend!
Cannot get this to work
Reviewed 03/29/2017 23:49, by   3/5 Stars
Didn't work. Received a 404 error code each attempt.
Good site to search
Reviewed 02/13/2017 14:12, by   5/5 Stars
It's a good site to search for cars owner
Information is accurate
Reviewed 12/12/2016 17:28, by   5/5 Stars
Information is completely accurate to the best of my knowledge when looking up a license plate record in Texas! Will be using this more.
Author: SQAdmin
Last Updated: July 22, 2022

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