The DMV has temporarily paused the online redemption of pin certificates for specialty license plates, including Nuggets license plates. As such, customers will not be able to redeem pin certificates for Nuggets plates online until April 1st. Physical certificates can never be redeemed online. Customers are still allowed to redeem pin certificates and physical certificates in-person at their local DMV. You are welcome to make the donation to Kroenke Sports Charities for the Nuggets license plates at this time. If you make your donation to Kroenke Sports Charities (click “Make an online donation” below), you will receive your pin certificate or physical certificate from us within 2 weeks. The quickest way for you get your plates ordered would be to make an appointment with the DMV and redeem your pin certificate or physical certificate in-person at your local DMV. We greatly appreciate your support and patience during this time. For questions, contact CommunityRelations@TeamKSE.com
All Colorado residents who make a $45 donation to Kroenke Sports Charities will be eligible to purchase Denver Nuggets signature license plates through the DMV. Kroenke Sports Charities will issue a physical approval certificate or a certificate pin number confirming the donation has been received. Standard specialty license plate fees and taxes (annually) as assessed by your county DMV will also apply.
Kroenke Sports Charities is the official charity of your Denver Nuggets. Kroenke Sports Charities is a Colorado-based 501(c)(3) organization committed to improving lives through the spirit and power of sports. We strive to serve our community through education, health and fitness initiatives, athletic programs, and direct aid, with the particular purpose of helping families, children, veterans, and the disabled. Donations made to Kroenke Sports Charities via the Denver Nuggets license plates program will be used to provide relevant programs and support, directly and with other nonprofit organizations, to ultimately assist, encourage, and enrich the lives of those in need in Colorado.
How do I purchase Denver Nuggets signature license plates?
- First, make a one-time $45 donation to Kroenke Sports Charities. To make your donation, please click here.
- On the donation page, select your method of delivery for your Denver Nuggets license plates approval certificate:
- Physical Certificate via U.S. Postal Service
- You will receive a physical Denver Nuggets License Plates Certificate in the mail via U.S. Postal Service within 2 weeks of making your donation to Kroenke Sports Charities.
- Physical certificates can only be redeemed in person, and some DMV offices are currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. A physical certificate cannot be redeemed using the DMV’s web services. These physical certificates do not expire. If your local DMV is currently closed, the physical certificate would still be valid for you to redeem at your local DMV once they reopen. Your plates will be ordered and mailed to you when you redeem your physical certificate in-person at your local DMV.
- Certificate Pin Number via Email
- You will receive an email from CommunityRelations@TeamKSE.com within 2 weeks of making your donation to Kroenke Sports Charities. This email will include a unique Certificate Pin Number along with instructions for redeeming the pin number via the DMV's website OR at your local DMV to get your plates ordered and mailed to you.
- Your vehicle’s registration cannot be expired to use this method.
- Physical Certificate via U.S. Postal Service
How much does a Denver Nuggets license plate cost?
The cost includes a one-time $45 donation to Kroenke Sports Charities, along with the standard specialty license plate fees and taxes (annually) as assessed by your county DMV.
How much are the Department of Motor Vehicle fees for specialty license plates?
Please contact your local DMV for details and information on fees.
Is my donation tax-deductible?
Yes, Kroenke Sports Charities will provide a donation receipt for your one-time $45 donation to Kroenke Sports Charities.
What percentage of my donation will go to Kroenke Sports Charities?
100% of your donation will support Kroenke Sports Charities.
Can I bring my donation directly to Ball Arena?
No, all donations must be processed online. Due to the high demand for Denver Nuggets plates, allow up to 2 weeks for processing your application and donation.
Can I take my application and donation to the Department of Motor Vehicles?
No, the DMV cannot accept the application/donation. All applications/donations must be processed online by Kroenke Sports Charities.
Can I get my Denver Nuggets license plates ordered at the DMV if I don't have a physical approval certificate or certificate pin number from Kroenke Sports Charities?
No. The DMV cannot order Denver Nuggets license plates for you if you do not have a physical certificate or certificate pin number from Kroenke Sports Charities.
Do I have to wait until my current vehicle registration is up to purchase Denver Nuggets license plates?
No, you may replace your license plates at any time.
My current vehicle registration expires in a week, what can I do?
First, renew your vehicle's registration with the DMV before your current registration expires. In some cases, this can be done using the DMV's web services. Next, make your one-time $45 to Kroenke Sports Charities. Within 2 weeks of making your donation, you will receive your Physical Certificate or Certificate Pin Number that you can use to replace your standard plates with the Nuggets plates.
Do I need to make a $45 donation every year when I pay my vehicle registration taxes and fees?
No, it is a one-time donation. DMV specialty license plate fees apply annually.
Does making a $45 donation to Kroenke Sports Charities guarantee that I will get a Denver Nuggets license plate?
Yes. Within 2 weeks of making your donation, you will receive your Physical Certificate or Certificate Pin Number from Kroenke Sports Charities. You will then use the Physical Certificate or Certificate Pin Number to get your Denver Nuggets license plates ordered/mailed to you.
If I want to have Denver Nuggets license plates on more than one vehicle do I need to complete more than one application?
Yes, you will need to complete an application and make a $45 donation for each set of license plates you purchase. One set of plates per vehicle consists of (1) front plate and (1) rear plate.
Am I allowed to donate to Kroenke Sports Charities to gift a Denver Nuggets license plate approval certificate to a friend or family member?
Yes! When you make your donation online, be sure to enter the name and address of the person to whom you are gifting the approval certificate. If you have questions regarding this particular process, please contact us at CommunityRelations@TeamKSE.com
Can I purchase Denver Nuggets license plates for a motorcycle, truck or a motor home?
Yes, Denver Nuggets license plates are available for motorcycles, trucks and motor homes.
Can I get Denver Nuggets license plates for a commercial vehicle?
No, per Colorado statute, signature license plates are not allowed on commercial vehicles.
Can I get a Denver Nuggets license plate for a registered trailer?
No, Denver Nuggets license plates cannot be placed on registered trailers.
Does the Denver Nuggets logo appear on personalized license plates?
No - per Colorado State Law logos cannot appear on personalized license plates.
If I currently own personalized license plates and now wish to purchase Denver Nuggets license plates may I transfer my personalized plate information onto the Denver Nuggets license plates?
If you have a current issued personalized plate and want to convert it to a Denver Nuggets license plate you will need to reapply and request the transfer of the personalization and pay all the necessary DMV taxes and fees. Please contact your local DMV for more information.
I currently have Handicap Plates on my vehicle. Am I able to keep my handicap plates and still have a Denver Nuggets license plate?
No. You can either have the Handicap plates alone OR the Denver Nuggets license plates with Handicap Placards. Contact your DMV for assistance and the application for Handicap Placards.
If I live out of state may I purchase Denver Nuggets license plates?
No, Denver Nuggets license plates are only available to Colorado residents. For dual or part-time Colorado residence, where a vehicle is titled in another state, but is desired to be registered in Colorado, a person will be able to request Denver Nuggets plates with a Physical Certificate or Certificate Pin Number.
I have a license plate collection. May I get a sample Denver Nuggets license plate to add to my collection?
No, unfortunately, the DMV cannot issue sample license plates.
For other questions please contact us at CommunityRelations@TeamKSE.com .