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License Plate VIN / Vehicle History

How to Lookup Any Missouri License Plate Number

1. Private databases purchase, organize, and sell information to consumers. These databases are run by private companies, not State or Federal government organizations. This is the easiest option for consumers looking for information because it involves the least amount of work.

Our sponsors are an example of a private database that sells information. Simply start your search by typing a license plate number in the search field on the right.

2. Another option is to request the information from the state. For the state of Missouri, the form you need is located here:
Missouri Vehicle Records Request Form

3. One more option is to hire a private investigator. This is the most expensive option, but it could prove useful.

Missouri State Motor Vehicle Agency:

Missouri Department of Motor Vehicles

301 West High Street- Room 370
Jefferson City, MO 65101

573 751-4600


The recovery of license plate records varies by state. In some cases, license plate and driving records may only be accessible by the registered owner of the vehicle. In addition, there may be a fee to access the information.

The Missouri Department of Public Safety is another agency that keeps driving and license plate related records in Missouri. Contacting this agency, you may find information related to drivers licenses, registrations, renewals, and more.

Missouri Department of Public Safety  contact info:
Phone Number: 573-571-4819
Office Address: 5700 105 W. Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Website: http://www.dps.mo.gov/

The Missouri Department of Transportation also keeps records related to license plates, registrations, and driving records along with numerous other services.

Missouri Department of Transportation contact info:
Phone Number: 1-888 275 6636
Office Address:  105 W. Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Website: http://www.modot.mo.gov/

Missouri DMV Resources

The Missouri department of revenue job is to handle all collections and the distribution of all state and local revenue. The department of revenue is divided into four sections in addition to the director’s office. These sections are the Motor Vehicle Bureau, the Driver’s License Bureau, Licenses Office Bureau, and Taxation Division.

The DMV is assigned the task of administering the laws relating to anything regarding motor vehicles registration and licensing of motor vehicles.

The Driver’s License Bureau issues, renews, and suspends driver licenses to all people eligible to obtain a license. This division is responsible for giving test and issuing driving permits. They also issue non driver licenses to those people looking for proper identification. This part of the DMV also assigns failure to appear in court violations for traffic tickets. It assesses points for traffic violations and also responsible for substance abuse on the road.

The Motor Vehicle Bureau handles all titles and registers motor vehicle, ATV’s, boats, and motor homes. This area of the bureau also gives out registration certificates to motor vehicles, leasing companies and salvage dealers.

The License Bureau is in charge of managing all the DMV offices throughout the state which are all owned and operated by independent businesses approved by the state of Missouri.

The Taxation Division responsibility is to collect all revenue from the local and state taxing jurisdictions in the state. There are four bureaus within this division.

  1. Business tax handles sales tax on all tobacco and cigarette products. This also includes the tax on fuel and corporate income. This part of the DMV handles all taxes that are business related.
  2. Personal tax collects all individual taxes relating to personal income, partnerships, and estate taxes.
  3. Collections and Tax assistance is set up to provide tax assistance to businesses and individuals to provide help for tax liabilities.
  4. Field Compliance Bureau is the audit division that makes sure Missouri tax laws are being followed.

The Directors office has the Director of Revenue, deputy director and other important administrative staff that assist in the effectively running the department.

The Missouri DMV has a web site that can assist and give information about the DMV’s services and areas of help to customers. The frequently asked questions can answer most questions and there is contact information available as well. Using the web site gives a decidedly added advantage for people looking for information regarding revenue matters in the state of Missouri.