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applying for a HOV sticker for a used 2020 Y?


New Member
Sep 10, 2021
Los Angeles, CA
I'm thinking of purchasing a used 2020 Y. The owner apparently never apply for an HOV sticker but I commute so this is vital for me. I looked all over the DMV website and can't find a clear answer. Is it possible for a second owner to apply for an HOV sticker?? Thanks all.


Active Member
Mar 4, 2019
In a galaxy far, far away
From what I understand, if the car never received an HOV sticker, you should be able to apply to get one.
But I would wait for the 2022 sticker who would start on Jan 1 2022 and expire on Dec 31 2025.
There is a possibility for owners with low income, to re-apply for an HOV sticker when buying a used car which had an HOV sticker.

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2021 MY SR/2022 MY P
Jan 14, 2021
You should be able to apply for it if the original owner never did. You can always visit the DMV and inquire when you purchase your car

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