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Distinctive "foreign organization" license plates
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 4, ARTICLE 14
* § 404-r. Distinctive "foreign organization" license plates. 1. The
commissioner may issue special number plates bearing the words "foreign
organization" to applicants of a foreign organization recognized by the
United States. Applications for said license plate shall be filed with
the commissioner in said form and detail as the commissioner shall

2. The distinctive plate authorized herein shall be issued upon proof,
satisfactory to the commissioner, that the applicant is an entity of a
foreign government recognized by the United States before January first,
nineteen hundred seventy-nine without diplomatic relations with the
United States. Such plates may be issued for passenger vehicles and
light commercial motor vehicles with a manufacturers rated carrying
capacity of one ton or less.

3. A distinctive plate issued pursuant to this section shall be issued
in the same manner as other number plates upon payment of the regular
registration fee prescribed by section four hundred one of this article
provided, however, that an additional annual service charge of thirty
dollars shall be charged for such plate.

4. Nothing contained herein shall require the issuance of a special
number plate under this section unless the commissioner is satisfied
that the aggregate amount of annual service charges collected pursuant
to subdivision three of this section will be sufficient to recover the
costs of the design and manufacture of such special number plates.

* NB There are 2 § 404-r's