The sale of the voucher is a fundraising activity of the Oregon State University Marine Mammal Institute. The Marine Mammal Institute and individuals selling this voucher are not employees, officers or agents of the State of Oregon DMV. The DMV takes no responsibility if the Marine Mammal Institute sells an insufficient number of plates to begin production of the proposed special registration plate. The DMV does not control the means or manner of sale and distribution of the vouchers. DMV is not responsible for the funds collected, from the sale of this voucher, until such funds are submitted to DMV. The State of Oregon is not liable for any consequential loss, damage, claim of warranty, or loss of business arising under this Notice and Disclaimer or in connection with the sale of this voucher. (ORS 805.222 to 805.225 and OAR 735-040-0040 & 735-040-0110 to 735-040-0130.) By checking the box below, you certify that you have read and understand the terms and conditions stated in this Notice and Disclaimer and agree to be bound by them.

Notice to Purchaser

  • Your purchase of a voucher is a transaction between you and the Marine Mammal Institute. For a proposed special registration plate to qualify for production, the Marine Mammal Institute must sell at least 3,000 vouchers and submit them to Driver and Motor Vehicle Services (DMV) with payment. This proposed special registration plate is not available for purchase from the DMV at this time.
  • If your voucher is lost, stolen, or damaged, you must contact the Marine Mammal Institute for a replacement.
  • Your purchase of this voucher is at your own risk and does not guarantee you will receive a special registration plate.
  • If for any reason the proposed special registration plate does not qualify for production, it is the responsibility of the Marine Mammal Institute—not the DMV—to refund your money.
  • If the proposed special registration plate qualifies for production, the Marine Mammal Institute will notify you when you may redeem your voucher with DMV.

PLEASE READ (a note about address verification):

When you purchase your voucher, the online credit card system will verify your address against established US Postal Service parameters. If your address is not recognized by the system, we suggest going to the USPS Look Up a ZIP Code site and typing in your address to see what the official USPS address is for your location.