This is the first year that online lottery application submissions will be accepted online…
It’s that time of year for Massachusetts low plate lovers – The Annual Low Plate Lottery. We love reminding Massachusetts agents about this annual event, because it is such a easy and economical way to reach out to your insureds each year and to help them get a great prize for free. In announcing the official start of this year’s lottery, Mass RMV Registrar Erin Deveney said that there are 183 low-number plates up for grabs this year.[pullquote]The low plate lottery is our customers’ favorite time of the year at the RMV – Registrar Erin Deveney[/pullquote]
“The low plate lottery is our customers’ favorite time of the year at the RMV,” said Registrar Erin Deveney. “We are excited to have streamlined our application process this year to allow for online submissions, making it easier for our customers to enter the lottery. Not only can our customers skip the line by doing over 23 transactions at www.MassRMV.com, now they can also skip the stamp and enter the lottery electronically.”
This year’s low plate lottery, which officially began this week, will run until August 26, 2016. Approximately 6,800 applications are entered for the annual lottery. By law, the winners must be announced and will be posted on the RMV website no later than September 15, 2016. In addition to being able to download and mail in an online lottery entry form via the RMV website, applicants now first the first time ever may enter the lottery online via the new RMV online submission site at: https://secure.rmv.state.ma.us/myPlateLotto/. As a result of this new online submission opportunity, the RMV expects to see and increase in the number of lottery applicants this year.
On a final note, it is important to note that only forms mailed or submitted online will be accepted; Hand delivered entry forms will not be accepted. A complete list of the Lottery Rules and Eligibility Requirements are provided on the on-line entry form
There are 183 low plate Passenger Plates available for the 2016 lottery
This year there are 183 low number plates up for grabs in this year’s drawing, surpassing the 155 plates offered last year. While there is no fee for the lottery, there is a fee to receive a license plate in addition to a standard registration fee. Low number plates also must be renewed every two years. The following is a complete list of the low number plates available in the 2016 lottery.