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School and Special Purpose bus plates

School bus and special purpose bus title applications are processed by BMV Central Office Title Processing to improve the security and efficiency of these transactions. Prior to submitting each application, verify required information is included. Contact (888) 692-6841 with any questions.

When submitting paperwork, include the following:

Title Requirements

To also register by mail, include the following additional information:

  • Color of the bus and gross vehicle weight
  • Insurance company name and policy number
  • For school buses: Approved Report of School Bus Inspection from the Indiana State Police

Mail the completed packet to:
Central Office Title Processing
100 North Senate Avenue, Room N411
Indianapolis, IN 46204

For information on buses owned by a school corporation or other governmental entity please visit:

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