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How To Change Your License Plate In GTA Online

How To Change Your License Plate In GTA Online
Written by: Weeii

If you're anything like me, you know that half the fun in this game is all about showing off your unique style, whether it's through your avatar, your wheel spins, or yes, even your license plate. GTA Online has been a fan-favorite for years, and it's easy to see why. With an expansive world that offers everything from heists to hang gliding, the game never gets old. And guess what? As of 2023, it's still kicking it with the big names like Genshin Impact and Overwatch 2 in terms of player count. Not too shabby, huh?


But let's talk about something that's often overlooked but can add that extra oomph to your GTA Online experience: customizing your license plate. It's one of those small but sweet touches that lets you claim a piece of Los Santos as truly yours. Ready to find out how? Buckle up, because we're diving into everything you need to know to swap out that generic plate for something that screams 'you!'



What You'll Need Before Getting Started


Before we hop into the nitty-gritty of changing your license plate, there are a couple of things you'll need to have sorted out. Trust me, ticking these off your list will make the entire process smoother than a Los Santos freeway at 3 a.m. So, let's take a look:


  • Rockstar Social Club Account: First off, if you don't have an account with Rockstar Social Club yet, now's the time to create one. This is the gateway to all the customization goodies you can get your hands on in GTA Online. So, head on over to their official site and sign up.


  • A Vehicle in GTA Online: It might sound obvious, but you'd be surprised! Make sure you have a car in the game that you'd like to pimp out with a custom license plate. Whether it's a blazing supercar or a rugged off-roader doesn't matter; as long as it has four wheels and a spot for a license plate, you're good to go.


  • Internet Connection: You'll need a stable internet connection to update your game settings, especially when you're doing it through an external website like the Rockstar Social Club.

How to Change Your License Plate: The Traditional Method


Alright, you've got your Rockstar Social Club account ready, and your GTA Online ride is parked and raring for a license plate makeover. So, what's next? Time to get hands-on and actually change that plate. Here's how you can do it using the good ol' traditional method via Rockstar's official website.


  • Head to Rockstar's Website: Open up your web browser and navigate to the Rockstar Social Club website. Make sure you're on the official site to avoid any hiccups.


  • Sign In, or Sign Up: If you already have an account, sign in. If you're a newbie, go ahead and create an account. It's super easy and quick.


  • Locate Your License Plates: Once you're logged in, you'll see a list of your in-game license plates. This is where you can either modify what you already have or go wild with up to 30 new designs.



  • Time for a New Order: Hit that 'New Order +' button and you'll be presented with some neat template options. Choose the one that tickles your fancy.


  • Type It Out: A text box will appear on the left side of the screen. This is where you input the magic words, numbers, or a combo of both that you want on your new license plate.


  • Pick Your Ride: After you've typed out your plate, you'll need to select which in-game vehicle you want to slap it on. Make your pick and move on.


  • Seal the Deal: Once you're satisfied with your choices, click on 'Place Your Order'. And boom, you're done on the website end of things!


  • Head to Los Santos Customs: Fire up GTA Online and take your selected vehicle to Los Santos Customs. You'll see you've got an unread message from them, which is your cue to go in.



  • Wrap It Up: Once you're inside Los Santos Customs, look for the 'Process App Order' option at the top of the menu. Click it, and you'll see your new license plate materialize on your car.


  • Optional: Color Customization: If you're not satisfied with just the text, you can also change the color of your license plate once it's attached to your vehicle. Just browse through the customization menu in Los Santos Customs to do so.



So there you have it, folks! Customizing your license plate in GTA Online isn't just a side task; it's a rite of passage for anyone looking to make their mark in the bustling world of Los Santos. Whether you're into funny phrases, mysterious numbers, or just something that represents 'you,' a personalized license plate can add that extra layer of individuality to your GTA Online experience.


We've covered the ins and outs, from what you need to get started to how to execute the plate change using the traditional method on Rockstar's website. Now it's all up to you. The streets of Los Santos are waiting, and they're ready to bear witness to your newfound flair.


So what are you waiting for? Fire up that game, pull out your favorite car, and let's give it the license plate it truly deserves! Happy gaming!


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