Ruben P. Gonzalez
El Paso County Tax Assessor-Collector
301 Manny Martinez Dr., 1st Floor
El Paso, Texas 79905
Phone (915) 771-2300
Fax (915) 771-2301
County Tax Assessor-Collector
- Specialty Plates
- Military Plates
- Texas Legislature has approved the creation of 47 new military license plates which will have new designs and feature military emblems. These new plates recognize veterans' combat and non-combat era service and will display the award that the veteran received.
- Please click on the poster above to access the web page with the full list of military plates available. Select your plate of choice to view the fees, application, and instructions on how to apply for the selected license plate. Complete the required application and submit to one of our four County Tax Assessor-Collector Branch Offices along with your DD-214.
- El Paso, Texas – October 15, 2015
- Veteran Toll Waiver Program on the César Chávez Express Toll Lanes
Beginning October 30, 2015, the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority (CRRMA) will implement a Toll Waiver Program on the César Chávez Express Toll Lanes for disabled veterans and recipients of the Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, or Legion of Valor.
- Disabled Veteran Eligibility & Disabled License Plates
- Texas residents, who are veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, and who, because of military
service, receive compensation from the Federal Government for a service-connected
disability of at least 50% or at least 40% due to the amputation of a lower extremity are
entitled to receive Disabled Veteran (DV) license plates. The fee for the first set of DV license plates is $3 (no annual registration fee required). Additional sets may be obtained for the regular annual registration fee and other applicable fees as required. These plates may also be personalized with up to four characters for an additional $40.
- Vehicles display such plate, must be used for the veteran's own personal use and: Titled in Texas, or issued an RPO in the name of the veteran (joint ownership is allowed). If titled in a name other than that of the veteran, the veteran must have the legal right of possession and control of the vehicle; and it must operate for the veteran's own personal use. If the veteran has a leased vehicle, the county will verify the lease agreement.
- The words “Disabled Veteran U.S. Armed Forces” appears at the bottom of each license plate.
- For each set of DV plates issued, the applicant may also obtain a disabled parking placard. The Application for Persons with Disabilities Parking Placard and/or License Plate, Form VTR-214 is not required.
- Ruben P. Gonzalez