What’s The 30A Charity Tag?
In 2021, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Florida Senate Bill 676 to create a new 30A specialty license plate. 100% of all annual tax revenue from this new 30A tag will be donated to Scenic Walton, a nonprofit working to preserve and enhance the quality of life for all Walton County residents. On August 3, 2023, we reached the necessary minimum of 3,000 pre-registrations. As a result, Florida’s Department of Motor Vehicles will now manufacture the new tags, which should become available to the public within a few months (hopefully before the end of 2023). You can still register to get a 30A Scenic Walton charity tag at 30Atag.com.
What’s Scenic Walton?
Scenic Walton is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that works to preserve, protect, and enhance the beauty and safety of Walton County, Florida. Scenic Walton’s mission is to promote beautification and safety projects throughout all of Walton County, Florida, including improving landscaping in roadway medians, reducing litter, championing underground utilities, expanding infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists, advocating for excellent design standards for development, and other projects that enhance property values and the quality of life for Walton County residents and visitors. To learn more, visit www.scenicwalton.org.
I Registered. What Happens Now?
The Florida Department of Highway Safety Motor Vehicle (FDHSMV) is now manufacturing the 30A tags, which will take about 12 weeks. The State of Florida will notify you when they have manufactured the new 30A tags, hopefully by year’s end. At that time, you can go to any Tax Collector’s office in Florida to pick up your new 30A Scenic Walton charity tag. Please note that when you pick up your new tag, the State of Florida will charge you a one-time fee (between $28 – $66.90, depending on when your tag is normally due for renewal) to replace your current tag. This is a standard fee that applies to any tag change. Every year going forward, $25 of your annual $33 specialty license plate renewal fee will be donated to Scenic Walton, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that works to preserve and enhance the quality of life for all Walton County residents. (The State of Florida keeps the remaining $8).
When Will The 30A Tag Be Available?
We expect the tags to be manufactured and available to the public by the end of 2023. People who have registered will be notified by the State when they are available for pick-up.
Is The 30A Charity Tag Available To All Licensed Florida Drivers?
I Own Several Vehicles. Can I Register For More Than One 30A Tag?
Yes! You can register here.
Can I Get 30A Tags for Multiple Vehicles Used by My Business?
Yes! Please email us, and our team will help make it happen.
Can I Get a 30A Tag Before My Current License Plate Renewal Is Due?
Do I Have To Wait Until It’s Time To Renew My Current Plate in Order To Get a 30A Tag?
No! Sign up here, and you can expect to receive your tags in the forthcoming months.
I Just Renewed My Tag. Do I Need To Wait Until My Next Renewal To Get the 30A License Plate?
Will I Still Have To Pay for My Annual Tag Renewal?
Yes. Every year, you will pay the standard $33 renewal fee to the State of Florida. $25 of that annual fee will be donated directly to Scenic Walton, a nonprofit working to preserve and enhance the quality of life for all Walton County residents. The State of Florida charges a processing fee of $5 and the state’s service fee is $3. As each situation is different, please note that additional fees may apply when you visit your Tax Collector’s office. You can visit www.flhsmv.gov/fees for information about motor vehicle registration fees.
I Have a Personalized Plate. Can I Transfer My Current Tag Number to My New 30A Tag?
Yes! Personalized plates may be transferred, but if your current personalization is more than 5 characters long, it will not fit on the new 30A charity plate. You will go through this transfer process when you pick up your new tag.
Will the 30A Tag Be Available in All Florida Counties?
Yes! Once Florida manufactures the 30A Scenic Walton charity license plate, they will be available at every Florida Tax Collector’s office.
Where Can I Pick Up My 30A Tag Once The Tag Has Been Manufactured?
You will be able to pick up your tag at any Tax Collector’s office.
I Don’t Have a Florida Driver’s License. Can I Purchase The 30A Tag?
No. Unfortunately, you must have a valid Florida driver’s license to purchase any Florida specialty plate. If you are a new Florida resident, please get your Florida driver’s license online and then register for a 30A Scenic Walton charity tag here.