Virginia License Plate Lookup

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The Virginia License Plate Lookup Tool has built a comprehensive license plate lookup for the state of Virginia. This search tool allows people to access vehicle information online with any device that gets internet access. This Virginia vehicle search can be run with both the license plate number or the VIN number of the vehicle someone wants to know more about. Results from this search may include the history of the vehicle, owner details, vehicle options and specifications, salvage and total loss records and much more. The process is simple, just enter the full Virginia license plate number into the search form and begin. The next step is selecting a valid reason for running the search, there are only certain allowable reasons to obtain certain vehicle information via the state and federal privacy laws. If there is a snag with the search or if questions arise, there is an expert support team available via blog, email or phone call. This service is not offered by any motor vehicle dept. in Virginia. The license plate lookup tool is unofficial and intended for verification purposes only.

A Comprehensive Virginia Record Report

While the first thing that comes to mind with a license plate search, or VIN check, is the ability to find out the about a car’s owner, the vehicle history, the features and options and many other reasons people would want to look up a car’s license plate. If you are in the market for a used car, but are afraid of buying a lemon, looking up a car by the vehicle’s license plate number or VIN can yield you the information you need to make an informed car buying decision. A Virginia license plate lookup will tell you if the car was ever considered a salvage vehicle. A Virginia vehicle record search can tell you about any major accidents in which the vehicle was involved. The search can also tell you if the car has ever been declared lost or stolen. This is all valuable information you need to know before making a decision that could potentially leave you liable.

What Can Be Found With a Virginia Vehicle Record Search

  • Virginia Vehicle Owner Information 
  • Vehicle History Report  
  • Vehicle Options and Specifications
  • Vehicle Title Lookup
  • Salvage and Junk Records  
  • Vehicle Vital Statistics
  • Accidents and Loss Records 
  • Odometer Verification 

Virginia License Plate Fun Facts

It was 1906 when the state of Virginia first started requiring license plates on automobiles. The very first license plates only had four numbers and they were white printed on a porcelain license plate. Today all Virginia plates have 2 digits that are alpha-numeric and are painted on embossed aluminum. License plates in Virginia are required on both the front and rear of the vehicle, with the exception being trailers and motorcycles.
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Virginia License Plate Lookup FAQs

Can I Lookup a Virginia License Plate Number?

Yes, you can lookup a Virginia license plate number however some information might be limited depending on your reason. You can lookup information about the vehicle however, if you want to know about the owner of the vehicle you must have a valid reason that is outlined by the Virginia DMV and DPPA.

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  1. squarryadministrator says:

    Pete, you can contact your local Virginia police department and file an abandoned vehicle report. They will try and contact the owner and you can typically have the vehicle towed at the owner’s expense.

  2. Pete says:

    Vehicle abandon. Seeking owner

  3. Heather says:

    Hit and run, but police say the plate doesn’t match any vehicles. I’m not sure I believe them. Can you run the number and confirm?

  4. squarryadministrator says:

    Ashby, unfortunately we cannot lookup this Virginia license plate number for your reasons. You will need to read through our terms and conditions as well as the Virginia privacy laws associated with your state

  5. Ashby Desn says:

    The truck is very old and we are thinking about getting it but we could not find a vin number it has a license plate on it it’s out on flat rock road in waynesboro Virginia if u could help us out I would greatly appreciate it

  6. squarryadministrator says:

    Miguel, you will need to contact your local Virginia DMV office by phone or in person to inquire about your Virginia license plate renewal sticker

  7. Miguel Ascencio says:

    Renewal sticker plate

  8. squarryadministrator says:

    Mrs. Pride, you can mail in your license plate to the Virginia DMV, also known as surrendering your license plate, by filling out the online plate surrender form or dropping them off in person to a customer service center

  9. MRS LENA H.PRIDE says:

    How do I go by turning in license plate ? We are going to donation our SUV to the Kidney Foundation. so please tell me how to go by turning in the plate Thank you MRS LENA PRIDE

  10. squarryadministrator says:

    Arsentha, thank you for reaching out about our Virginia license plate lookup blog. Unfortunately this is a police matter and we don’t have any information we can share about the tag number you provided

  11. Arsentha Davis says:

    tag va utv-5078 do no have insurane . hit my car on may 1 2020. gave police and false information about insurance on his car. driving on an uninsue tag. If have insrance please let me know.

  12. squarryadministrator says:

    Thank you for the feedback about our Virginia license plate lookup. Please reach out if you have an questions or if we can assist you with any of our public record resources.

  13. Dean & Associates Consultants, LLC says:

    Great service

  14. squarryadministrator says:

    We are uncertain what you are interested in finding? If this is a safety issue or you feel this car with Virginia license plate might be abandoned then you should reach out to your local police department and report it. unfortunately there is not much we can offer you at this time

  15. R Murray says:

    This is a guard in tx and a car has been parked here by contaner store off San padro and 410 in San Antonio Texas for about 6 months vvj2952 vivgina

  16. squarryadministrator says:

    Shirley, You will need to read and agree to terms and conditions of our Virginia license plate lookup resources before obtaining any vehicle information. If you are looking to perform a vehicle title search before purchasing a vehicle, you should inquire with your local DMV. We also have a Free VIN Decoder that you can use to lookup the vehicle specs and we also have a vehicle history report you can purchase for a nominal fee.

  17. SHIRLEY WHITE says:

    I have the license home address, but need to know the vehicle ownership

Last Updated: 2016-12-01

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