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Passenger series

United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three serial letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where S stands for Scotland and SK for Edinburgh.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 54 is issued between 1st September 2004 and 28th February 2005.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three serial letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where S stands for Scotland and SK for Edinburgh.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 54 is issued between 1st September 2004 and 28th February 2005.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three serial letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where Y stands for Yorkshire and YY for Beverley.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 56 is issued between 1st September 2006 and 28th February 2007.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three serial letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where Y stands for Yorkshire and YY for Beverley.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 56 is issued between 1st September 2004 and 28th February 2007.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three serial letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where KN is used for Northampton.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 52 is issued between 1st September 2002 and 28th February 2003.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two letters above three serial letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where G stands for Hampshire and HS for Portsmouth.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 52 is issued between 1st September 2002 and 28th February 2003.
Left of the plate is a (optional) two-line blue band with the oval GB in white below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two letters above three serial letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where G stands for Hampshire and HX for Portsmouth.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 56 is issued between 1st September 2006 and 28th February 2007.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two letters above three serial letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where G stands for Garden of England and GA for Maidstone.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 56 is issued between 1st September 2006 and 28th February 2007.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three serial letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where EY stands for Essex.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 07 is issued between 1st March 2007 and 31th August 2007.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in white below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three serial letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where EY stands for Essex.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 07 is issued between 1st March 2007 and 31th August 2007.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three serial letters.
The letter X is used for export vehicles, while the second letter denotes the month where C stands for November.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 60 is issued between 1st September 2010 and 28th February 2011.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three serial letters.
The letter X is used for export vehicles, while the second letter denotes the month where C stands for November.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 60 is issued between 1st September 2010 and 28th February 2011.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three serial letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where Y stands for Yorkshire and YF for Leeds.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 52 is issued between 1st September 2002 and 28th February 2003.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where C stands for Wales and CV stands for Swansea.
The two numerals denote the period of issue, where 52 is issued between 1st September 2002 and 28th February 2003.
Left of the registration is an unofficial band with the Welsh flag above CYMRU (Wales) in red.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where C stands for Wales and CV stands for Swansea.
The two numerals denote the period of issue, where 52 is issued between 1st September 2002 and 28th February 2003.
Left of the registration is an unofficial band with the Welsh flag above CYMRU (Wales) in red.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where KR stands for Northampton.
The two numerals denote the period of issue, where 56 is issued between 1st September 2006 and 28th February 2007.
Left of the registration is an unofficial black band.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where KR stands for Northampton.
The two numerals denote the period of issue, where 56 is issued between 1st September 2006 and 28th February 2007.
Left of the registration is an unofficial black band.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first two letters normally denote the issuing office, but US is reserved for sale as part of the "Select" scheme.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 07 is issued between 1st March 2014 and 31th August 2014.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in white below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, rear plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first two letters normally denote the issuing office, but US is reserved for sale as part of the "Select" scheme.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 07 is issued between 1st March 2014 and 31th August 2014.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Current passenger series since September 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first two letters normally denote the issuing office, but JC is reserved for sale as part of the "Select" scheme.
The two numerals denote the period of issue, where 53 is issued between 1st September 2003 and 28th February 2004.
Left of the registration is an unofficial black band.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where T is used for 6 months starting from 1st March 99.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where WV stands for Brighton.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where T is used for 6 months starting from 1st March 99.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where WV stands for Brighton.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where P is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1996.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where BM stands for Luton.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where X is used for 6 months starting from 1st September 2000.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where PC stands for Guildford .
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, two-line rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals above three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where L is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1993.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where NU stands for Nottingham.
Left of the registration is a (optional) two-line blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, two-line rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals above three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where N is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1995.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where BX stands for Haverfordwest until 1996.
Left of the registration is a (optional) band with CYMRU in black below the Welsh flag.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, two-line rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals above three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where N is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1995.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where BX stands for Haverfordwest until 1996.
Left of the registration is a (optional) band with CYMRU in black below the Welsh flag.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, two-line rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals above three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where H is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1990.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where SP stands for Dundee.
Left of the registration is a (optional) two-line blue band with the oval SCO in white below the Scottish flag.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where R is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1997.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where TM stands for Luton in Scotland.
Left of the registration is a (optional) blue band with the oval SCO in white in between the Scottish flag and the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, two-line rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals above three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where R is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1997.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where TM stands for Luton in Scotland.
Left of the registration is a (optional) two-line blue band with SCO in white in between the Scottish flag and the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, two-line rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals above three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where S is used for 7 months starting from 1st August 1998.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where VR stands for Manchester.
Bottom left is a (optional) band with the oval ENG in black below the English flag.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where V is used for 6 months starting from 1st September 1999.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where PY stands for Middlesbrough.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where V is used for 6 months starting from 1st September 1999.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where PY stands for Middlesbrough.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where X is used for 6 months starting from 1st September 2000.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where TA stands for Exeter.
Note the unofficial GB sticker at the left.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where S is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1998.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where EF stands for Middlesbrough.
Note the thinner print of the two numerals.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where S is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1998.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where EF stands for Middlesbrough.
Note the thinner print of the two numerals.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where G is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1989.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where GY stands for south-east London.
This plate is remade in French style with French euroband.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where P is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1996.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where GH stands for south-west London.
This plate is remade in French style with French euroband.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where P is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1996.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where GH stands for south-west London.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where D is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1986.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where NB stands for Manchester.
Note the French plate style and spacing of the characters.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where D is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1986.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where NB stands for Manchester.
Note the French plate style and spacing of the characters.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where C is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1985 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.
Note the strange graphic at the left side of the plate.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where C is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1985 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.
Note the strange graphic at the left side of the plate.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where J is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1991 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where C is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1985 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval GB in white below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where B is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1984 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.
Note the different lettering style, the silver heart and the added blue band with British flag and oval.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals (19) and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where K is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1992 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.
Note the strange writing of the number 9 and the illegal spacing of the characters.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals above three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where H is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1990 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where H is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1990 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where H is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1990 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where S is used for 7 months starting from 1st August 1998 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval SCO in black below the Scottish flag.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where S is used for 7 months starting from 1st August 1998 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval SCO in black below the Scottish flag.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where W is used for 6 months starting from 1st March 2000 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the Everton logo (football).


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where W is used for 6 months starting from 1st March 2000 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the Everton logo (football).


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where B is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1984 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where B is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1984 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where M is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1994 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where M is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1994 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where X is used for 6 months starting from 1st September 2000 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where S is used for 7 months starting from 1st August 1998 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where S is used for 7 months starting from 1st August 1998 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where C is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1985 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where C is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1985 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between October 1990 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where J is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1991 (vehicle might be newer).
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral above three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where X is used for 6 months starting from 1st September 2000.
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where S is used for 7 months starting from 1st August 1998.
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.


United Kingdom

Former personalized series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral above three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where S is used for 7 months starting from 1st August 1998.
The last two letters do not denote the issuing office for personalized series, but are chosen by the owner.
Left of the registration is a (optional) two-line blue band with SCO in white in between the Scottish flag and the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001 in white on black.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where G is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1989.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where FG stands for Brighton.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, in black on orange.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where J is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1991.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where KP stands for Maidstone.
Note the unofficial orange colour.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001, in black on orange.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where W is used for 6 months starting from 1st March 2000.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where GB stands for Glasgow.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval SCO in orange below the Scottish flag.
Note the unofficial orange colour.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983, two-line rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three letters, above three numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where N is used for 12 months starting from ??.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where AM stands for ??.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by three numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where T is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1978.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where GF stands for Greater London.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by three numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where T is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1978.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where GF stands for Greater London.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by three numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where X is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1981.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where NG stands for Norfolk.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.
Note the illegal spacing of the characters.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by two numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where A is used for 12 months starting from 1st January 1963.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where PA stands for Surrey.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by one numeral and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where M is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1973.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where XE stands for Luton.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by three numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where C is used for 12 months starting from 1st January 1965.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where JN stands for Southend-on-Sea.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by three numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where B is used for 12 months starting from 1st January 1964.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where HX stands for Middlesex between 1930 and 1965 and Greater London since 1965.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by three numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where H is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1969.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where HJ stands for Southend-on-Sea.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of three letters above three numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where F is used for 12 months starting from ??.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where BY stands for ??.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of three letters above three numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where J is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1970.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where MH stands for Greater London since 1965.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of three letters above three numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where B is used for 12 months starting from 1st January 1964.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where CY stands for Swansea.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by three numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where M is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1973.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where UV stands for Greater London.
Note the unusual style of letters.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of three letters above two numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where M is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1973.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where OP stands for ??.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of one numeral, followed by three letters.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where GP stands for Greater London.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of one numeral, followed by three letters.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where AT stands for Beverley since 1996.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of one numeral above three letters.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where PM stands for East Sussex.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by one letters.
The letter denotes the issuing office where G stands for Glasgow.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by one letters.
The letter denotes the issuing office where T stands for Devon.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by two letters.
The two letters denote the issuing office where ND stands for Manchester.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by three letters.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where CW stands for Burnley.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by three letters.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where CW stands for Burnley.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by three letters.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where YC stands for Somerset.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters.
The two letters denote the issuing office where KO stands for Kent.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters.
The two letters denote the issuing office where KO stands for Kent.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of four numerals above two letters.
The two letters denote the issuing office where EV stands for Essex.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by two letters.
The two letters denote the issuing office where YB stands for Somerset.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.
Left of the plate is a (optional) two-line blue band with the oval GB in white below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by two letters.
The two letters denote the issuing office where BE stands for Lincoln, Lindsey.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, rear plate in white on black.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by two letters.
The two letters denote the issuing office where N0 stands for Essex.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of two numerals above three letters.
The two letters denote the issuing office where 00 stands for Essex.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1953 and 1964, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of two numerals above three letters.
The two letters denote the issuing office where 00 stands for Essex.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by one numeral.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where AC stands for Warwickshire.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in white below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by one numeral.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where AC stands for Warwickshire.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in white below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by one numeral.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where JK stands for Eastbourne.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by one numeral.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where JK stands for Eastbourne.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by one numeral.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by one numeral.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where EX stands for Great Yarmouth.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by one numeral.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where EX stands for Great Yarmouth.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by two numerals.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where FF stands for Merionethshire.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by two numerals.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where FF stands for Merionethshire.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by two numerals.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where WS stands for Edinburgh.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by two numerals.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where UN stands for Denbighshire.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by two numerals.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where AT stands for Kingston upon Hull.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.
Note the unofficial addition of the GB oval bottom right.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by three numerals.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters above three numerals.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by three numerals.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed a hyphen and three numerals.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where JW stands for Wolverhampton.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by three numerals.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where TO stands for Nottingham.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by three numerals.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where TO stands for Nottingham.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in white below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by three numerals.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.
Left of the registration is ENG in black below the English flag.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by three numerals.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where SU stands for Kincardineshire.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of three letters above three numerals.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where YU stands for Greater London since 1927.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of three letters followed by three numerals.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where VD stands for Lanarkshire.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953 in white on black.
The registration consists of three letters, followed three numerals.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where RB stands for Derbyshire.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1932 and 1953 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by one numeral.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where PF stands for Surrey.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1904 and 1932, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals.
The two letters denote the issuing office where JB stands for Berkshire .
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.
Left of the plate is a (optional) blue band with the oval GB in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1904 and 1932, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals.
The two letters denote the issuing office where SP stands for Dudley.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1904 and 1932, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals.
The two letters denote the issuing office where SP stands for Dudley.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1904 and 1932, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals.
The two letters denote the issuing office where GS stands for Perthshire.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1904 and 1932, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals.
The two letters denote the issuing office where GS stands for Perthshire.
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1904 and 1932, front plate in black on white, remade in later style.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals.
The two letters denote the issuing office where VN stands for North Yorkshire..
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1904 and 1932, rear plate in black on yellow, remade in later style.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals.
The two letters denote the issuing office where VN stands for North Yorkshire..
Note that for cherished numbers the district coding might not apply.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1904 and 1932 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals.
The two letters denote the issuing office where YK stands for Greater London.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1904 and 1932 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals.
The two letters denote the issuing office where GR stands for Sunderland.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1904 and 1932 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of two letters above four numerals.
The two letters denote the issuing office where SZ is an unknown code.


United Kingdom

Former passenger series issued between 1904 and 1932 in silver on black.
Silver on black plates are no longer issued since 1973.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by three numerals.
The two letters denote the issuing office where DU stands for Coventry.


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Some of the many different eurobands that can be seen around.


Motorcycle series

United Kingdom

Current motorcycle series since September 2001 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals above three letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where L stands for London and LD stands for Wimbledon.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 07 is issued between 1st of March 2007 and 31th of August 2007.


United Kingdom

Current motorcycle series since September 2001 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals above three letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where SA stands for Glasgow.
The two numerals denote the period of issue, where 02 is issued between 1st of March 2001 and 31th of August 2002.
Left of the registration is an (optional) blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the SCO oval and the Scottish flag.


United Kingdom

Current motorcycle series since September 2001 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals above three letters.
The first two letters denote the issuing office, where Vx stands for Severn Valley.
The two numerals denote the period of issue where 06 is issued between 1st of March 2006 and 31th of August 2006.
Note that this plate should have been coloured yellow.


United Kingdom

Former motorcycle series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals above three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where R is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1997.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where UG stands for Leeds.


United Kingdom

Former motorcycle series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals above three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where K is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1992.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where TW stands for Clemsford.


United Kingdom

Former motorcycle series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals above three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where T is used for 6 months starting from 1st March 1999.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where GF stands for south-west London.


United Kingdom

Former motorcycle series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one numeral and three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where R is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1997.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where HS stands for Glasgow.


United Kingdom

Former motorcycle series issued between 1st August 1983 and 31st August 2001 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals above three letters.
The first letter denotes the period of issue, where P is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1996.
The last two letters denote the issuing office where PO stands for Portsmouth.


United Kingdom

Former motorcycle series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three letters above three numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where R is used for 12 months starting from 1st August 1997.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where HL stands for Sheffield.


United Kingdom

Former motorcycle series issued between February 1963 and 1st August 1983 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three letters above two numerals and one letter.
The last letter denotes the period of issue, where T is used for 6 months starting from 1st March 1999.
The second and third letter denote the issuing office where DL stands for Portsmouth since 1981.


Trade series

United Kingdom

Current trade series since October 2000 in red on white with a red border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by two letters.
The two letters denote the local office where OA stands for Birmingham.
In the upper right corner is a red on white seal that mentions ER.


United Kingdom

Current trade series since October 2000 in red on white with a red border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by two letters.
The two letters denote the local office where OA stands for Birmingham.
In the upper right corner is a red on white seal that mentions ER.


Diplomatic series

United Kingdom

Current diplomatic series since January 1979, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter D and three numerals.
The first three numerals indicate the embassy or International Organization where 114 stands for Belgium.
The letter D stands for non-diplomatic staff of International Organizations andthe last three serial numerals between 400 and 699 are used for Diplomats.


United Kingdom

Current diplomatic series since January 1979, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter D and three numerals.
The first three numerals indicate the embassy or International Organization where 114 stands for Belgium.
The letter D stands for non-diplomatic staff of International Organizations andthe last three serial numerals between 400 and 699 are used for Diplomats.


United Kingdom

Current diplomatic series since January 1979, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter D and three numerals.
The first three numerals indicate the embassy or International Organization where 114 stands for Belgium.
The letter D stands for Diplomat and the last three serial numerals between 101 and 399 are used for Diplomats.


United Kingdom

Current diplomatic series since January 1979, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter D and three numerals.
The first three numerals indicate the embassy or International Organization where 114 stands for Belgium.
The letter D stands for Diplomat and the last three serial numerals between 101 and 399 are used for Diplomats.


United Kingdom

Current diplomatic series since January 1979, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of three numerals, above the letter D and three numerals.
The first three numerals indicate the embassy or International Organization where 271 stands for USA.
The letter D stands for Diplomat and the last three serial numerals between 701 and 999 are used for Consular staff.


United Kingdom

Current diplomatic series since January 1979, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three numerals, above the letter D and three numerals.
The first three numerals indicate the embassy or International Organization where 271 stands for USA.
The letter D stands for Diplomat and the last three serial numerals between 701 and 999 are used for Consular staff.


United Kingdom

Current diplomatic series since January 1979, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter D and three numerals.
The first three numerals indicate the embassy or International Organization where 268 stands for Turkey.
The letter D stands for Diplomat and the last three serial numerals between 101 and 399 are used for Diplomats.


United Kingdom

Current diplomatic series since January 1979, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter X and three numerals.
The first three numerals indicate the embassy or International Organization where 935 is used for European School (Oxford).
The letter X stands for Accredited non-diplomatic personnel.


United Kingdom

Current diplomatic series since January 1979, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter X and three numerals.
The first three numerals indicate the embassy or International Organization where 935 is used for European School (Oxford).
The letter X stands for Accredited non-diplomatic personnel.


United Kingdom

Current diplomatic series since January 1979, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter X and three numerals.
The first three numerals indicate the embassy or International Organization where 941 is used for the European Agency for Evaluation of Medical Products.
The letter X stands for Accredited non-diplomatic personnel.


United Kingdom

Current diplomatic series since January 1979, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter X and three numerals.
The first three numerals indicate the embassy or International Organization where 941 is used for the European Agency for Evaluation of Medical Products.
The letter X stands for Accredited non-diplomatic personnel.


United Kingdom

Current diplomatic series (?), front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of four letters.
These personalized plates are used by the some Embassies, high commissions and agents-general.


United Kingdom

Current diplomatic series (?), rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of four letters.
These personalized plates are used by the some Embassies, high commissions and agents-general.


Military series

United Kingdom

Current military series since end of 1994, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and two letters, no coding used.


United Kingdom

Current military series since end of 1994, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and two letters, no coding used.


United Kingdom

Current military series since end of 1994, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and two letters, no coding used.


United Kingdom

Current military series since end of 1994, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters and two numerals above two letters, no coding used.


United Kingdom

Former military series issued between 1949 and 1994, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The two letters indicate the service where AA-AY stands for Royal Air Force.
The letters AY stands for R.A.F. (individual purchases).


United Kingdom

Former military series issued between 1949 and 1994, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The two letters indicate the service where RN stands for Royal Navy.


United Kingdom

Former military series issued between 1949 and 1994, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The two letters indicate the service where ER stands for Queen’s baggage transport.


United Kingdom

Former military series issued between 1949 and 1994, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followd by two numerals and two letters.
The two letters indicate the service where KH is part of an unified series (KA-KL) for vehicles purchased centrally.


United Kingdom

Former military series issued between 1949 and 1994, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters above two numerals above two letters.
The two letters indicate the service where KH is part of an unified series (KA-KL) for vehicles purchased centrally.


United Kingdom

Former military series issued between 1949 and 1994, rear plate in silver on black.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The two letters indicate the service where KJ is part of an unified series (KA-KL) for vehicles purchased centrally.


Other series

United Kingdom

Unknown series, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two letters and two numerals.
There is no UK series that can be matched with this one.
Left of the plate is a blue euroband with the oval GB, in white, below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Unknown series, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two letters and two numerals.
There is no UK series that can be matched with this one.
Left of the plate is a blue euroband with the oval GB, in yellow, below the twelve golden European stars.


United Kingdom

Unknown (fake ?) series in black on white, front plate.
The registration consists of one letters, three numerals and one letter.
To the left is a blue euroband with the oval GB in white below the 12 European golden stars.


United Kingdom

Unknown (fake ?) series in black on yellow, rear plate.
The registration consists of one letters, three numerals and one letter.
To the left is a blue euroband with the oval GB in white below the 12 European golden stars.


United Kingdom

Unknown series seen on Southampton airport.


United Kingdom

Unknown series seen on Southampton airport.


Northern Ireland passenger series

United Kingdom

Current Northern Ireland passenger series since January 1966 in black on yellow, rear plate.
The registration consists of three letters followed by four numerals.
The last two letters denote the county where EZ stands for Belfast.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval IRL in white below the twelve European golden stars.


United Kingdom

Current Northern Ireland passenger series since January 1966 in black on white, front plate.
The registration consists of three letters followed by four numerals.
The last two letters denote the county where AZ stands for Belfast.


United Kingdom

Current Northern Ireland passenger series since January 1966 in black on yellow, rear plate.
The registration consists of three letters followed by four numerals.
The last two letters denote the county where AZ stands for Belfast.


United Kingdom

Current Northern Ireland passenger series since January 1966 in black on white, front plate.
The registration consists of three letters followed by four numerals.
The last two letters denote the county where JZ stands for Downpatrick.


United Kingdom

Current Northern Ireland passenger series since January 1966 in black on yellow, rear plate.
The registration consists of three letters followed by four numerals.
The last two letters denote the county where JZ stands for Downpatrick.


United Kingdom

Current Northern Ireland passenger series since January 1966 in black on yellow, rear plate.
The registration consists of three letters above four numerals.
The last two letters denote the county where IL stands for Eniskillen.


United Kingdom

Current Northern Ireland passenger series since January 1966 in black on yellow, rear plate.
The registration consists of three letters above four numerals.
The last two letters denote the county where CZ stands for Belfast.


United Kingdom

Current Northern Ireland passenger series since January 1966 front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of three letters followed by four numerals.
The last two letters denote the county where IU stands for Londonderry.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval IRL in white below the twelve European golden stars.


United Kingdom

Current Northern Ireland passenger series since January 1966 rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three letters followed by four numerals.
The last two letters denote the county where IU stands for Londonderry.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval IRL in white below the twelve European golden stars.


United Kingdom

Current Northern Ireland passenger series since January 1966 front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of three letters followed by four numerals.
The last two letters denote the county where LZ stands for Armagh.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval IRL in white below the twelve European golden stars.


United Kingdom

Current Northern Ireland passenger series since January 1966 rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three letters followed by four numerals.
The last two letters denote the county where LZ stands for Armagh.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval IRL in white below the twelve European golden stars.


United Kingdom

Current Northern Ireland passenger series since January 1966 in black on yellow, rear plate.
The registration consists of three letters followed by four numerals.
The last two letters denote the county where BP is an unknown code.


United Kingdom

Current Northern Ireland passenger series since January 1966 in black on yellow, handmade rear plate.
The registration consists of three letters followed by four numerals.
The last two letters denote the county where KZ stands for Ballymena.


Northern Ireland motorcycle series

United Kingdom

Current Northern Ireland motorcycle series since January 1966 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three letters above four numerals.
The last two letters denote the county where JZ stands for Downpatrick.


Pictures of the entire code list

The registration plate usually contains a group of two or three letters. If three, ignore the first, and use the second and third.

  • A
  •       London
  • AA
  •       Bournemouth
  • AB
  •       Worcester
  • AC
  •       Coventry
  • AD
  •       Gloucester
  • AE
  •       Bristol
  • AF
  •       Truro
  • AG
  •       Hull
  • AH
  •       Norwich
  • AI
  •       County Meath
  • AJ
  •       Middlesbrough
  • AK
  •       Sheffield
  • AL
  •       Nottingham
  • AM
  •       Swindon
  • AN
  •       Reading (MAN used in Isle of Man)
  • AO
  •       Carlisle
  • AP
  •       Brighton
  • AQ
  •       unused
  • AR
  •       Chelmsford
  • AS
  •       Inverness
  • AT
  •       Hull
  • AU
  •       Nottingham
  • AV
  •       Peterborough
  • AW
  •       Shrewsbury
  • AX
  •       Cardiff
  • AY
  •       Leicester
  • AZ
  •       Belfast
  • B
  •       Lancashire
  • BA
  •       Manchester
  • BB
  •       Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • BC
  •       Leicester
  • BD
  •       Northampton
  • BE
  •       Lincoln
  • BF
  •       Stoke-on-Trent
  • BG
  •       Liverpool
  • BH
  •       Luton
  • BI
  •       County Monaghan
  • BJ
  •       Ipswich
  • BK
  •       Portsmouth
  • BL
  •       Reading
  • BM
  •       Luton
  • BN
  •       Manchester
  • BO
  •       Cardiff
  • BP
  •       Portsmouth
  • BQ
  •       unused
  • BR
  •       Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • BS
  •       Aberdeen
  • BT
  •       Leeds
  • BU
  •       Manchester
  • BV
  •       Preston
  • BW
  •       Oxford
  • BX
  •       Haverfordwest
  • BY
  •       London (North-West)
  • BZ
  •       County Down
  • C
  •       West Yorkshire
  • CA
  •       Chester
  • CB
  •       Manchester
  • CC
  •       Bangor
  • CD
  •       Brighton
  • CE
  •       Peterborough
  • CF
  •       Reading
  • CG
  •       Bournemouth
  • CH
  •       Nottingham
  • CI
  •       Queens County (now County Laois)
  • CJ
  •       Gloucester
  • CK
  •       Preston
  • CL
  •       Norwich
  • CM
  •       Liverpool
  • CN
  •       Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • CO
  •       Exeter
  • CP
  •       Huddersfield
  • CQ
  •       unused
  • CR
  •       Portsmouth
  • CS
  •       Glasgow
  • CT
  •       Lincoln
  • CU
  •       Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • CV
  •       Truro
  • CW
  •       Preston
  • CX
  •       Huddersfield
  • CY
  •       Swansea (SCYused for Isles of Scilly)
  • CZ
  •       Belfast
  • D
  •       Kent
  • DA
  •       Birmingham
  • DB
  •       Manchester
  • DC
  •       Middlesbrough
  • DD
  •       Gloucester
  • DE
  •       Haverfordwest
  • DF
  •       Gloucester
  • DG
  •       Gloucester
  • DH
  •       Dudley
  • DI
  •       County Roscommon
  • DJ
  •       Liverpool
  • DK
  •       Manchester
  • DL
  •       Portsmouth
  • DM
  •       Chester
  • DN
  •       Leeds
  • DO
  •       Lincoln
  • DP
  •       Reading
  • DQ
  •       unused
  • DR
  •       Exeter
  • DS
  •       Glasgow
  • DT
  •       Sheffield
  • DU
  •       Coventry
  • DV
  •       Exeter
  • DW
  •       Cardiff
  • DX
  •       Ipswich
  • DY
  •       Brighton
  • DZ
  •       County Antrim
  • E
  •       Staffordshire
  • EA
  •       Dudley
  • EB
  •       Peterborough
  • EC
  •       Preston
  • ED
  •       Liverpool
  • EE
  •       Lincoln
  • EF
  •       Middlesbrough
  • EG
  •       Peterborough
  • EH
  •       Stoke-on-Trent
  • EI
  •       County Sligo
  • EJ
  •       Haverfordwest
  • EK
  •       Liverpool
  • EL
  •       Bournemouth
  • EM
  •       Liverpool
  • EN
  •       Manchester
  • EO
  •       Preston
  • EP
  •       Swansea
  • EQ
  •       unused
  • ER
  •       Peterborough
  • ES
  •       Dundee
  • ET
  •       Sheffield
  • EU
  •       Bristol
  • EV
  •       Chelmsford
  • EW
  •       Peterborough
  • EX
  •       Norwich
  • EY
  •       Bangor
  • EZ
  •       Belfast
  • F
  •       Essex
  • FA
  •       Stoke-on-Trent
  • FB
  •       Bristol
  • FC
  •       Oxford
  • FD
  •       Dudley
  • FE
  •       Lincoln
  • FF
  •       Bangor
  • FG
  •       Brighton
  • FH
  •       Gloucester
  • FI
  •       County Tipperary, North Riding
  • FJ
  •       Exeter
  • FK
  •       Dudley
  • FL
  •       Peterborough
  • FM
  •       Chester
  • FN
  •       Maidstone
  • FO
  •       Gloucester
  • FP
  •       Leicester
  • FQ
  •       unused
  • FR
  •       Preston
  • FS
  •       Edinburgh
  • FT
  •       Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • FU
  •       Lincoln
  • FV
  •       Preston
  • FW
  •       Lincoln
  • FX
  •       Bournemouth
  • FY
  •       Liverpool
  • FZ
  •       Belfast
  • G
  •       Glasgow
  • GA
  •       Glasgow
  • GB
  •       Glasgow
  • GC
  •       London (South-West)
  • GD
  •       Glasgow
  • GE
  •       Glasgow
  • GF
  •       London (South-West)
  • GG
  •       Glasgow
  • GH
  •       London (South-West)
  • GI
  •       County Tipperary, South Riding
  • GJ
  •       London (South-West)
  • GK
  •       London (South-West)
  • GL
  •       Truro
  • GM
  •       Reading
  • GN
  •       London (South-West)
  • GO
  •       London (South-West)
  • GP
  •       London (South-West)
  • GQ
  •       unused
  • GR
  •       Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • GS
  •       Luton
  • GT
  •       London (South-West)
  • GU
  •       London (South-East)
  • GV
  •       Ipswich
  • GW
  •       London (South-East)
  • GX
  •       London (South-East)
  • GY
  •       London (South-East)
  • GZ
  •       Belfast
  • H
  •       London
  • HA
  •       Dudley
  • HB
  •       Cardiff
  • HC
  •       Brighton
  • HD
  •       Huddersfield
  • HE
  •       Sheffield
  • HF
  •       Liverpool
  • HG
  •       Preston
  • HH
  •       Carlisle
  • HI
  •       County Tipperary, South Riding
  • HJ
  •       Chelmsford
  • HK
  •       Chelmsford
  • HL
  •       Sheffield
  • HM
  •       London (Central)
  • HN
  •       Middlesbrough
  • HO
  •       Bournemouth
  • HP
  •       Coventry
  • HQ
  •       unused
  • HR
  •       Swindon
  • HS
  •       Glasgow
  • HT
  •       Bristol
  • HU
  •       Bristol
  • HV
  •       London (Central)
  • HW
  •       Bristol
  • HX
  •       London (Central)
  • HY
  •       Bristol
  • HZ
  •       County Tyrone
  • IA
  •       County Antrim
  • IB
  •       County Armagh
  • IC
  •       County Carlow
  • ID
  •       County Cavan
  • IE
  •       County Clare
  • IF
  •       County Cork
  • IG
  •       County Fermanagh
  • IH
  •       County Donegal
  • II
  •       unused
  • IJ
  •       County Down
  • IK
  •       County Dublin
  • IM
  •       County Galway
  • IN
  •       County Kerry
  • IO
  •       County Kildare
  • IP
  •       County Kilkenny
  • IQ
  •       unused
  • IR
  •       Kings County (now County Offaly)
  • IS
  •       County Mayo
  • IT
  •       County Leitrim
  • IU
  •       County Limerick
  • IV
  •       County Limerick
  • IW
  •       County Londonderry/Derry
  • IX
  •       County Longford
  • IY
  •       County Louth
  • IZ
  •       County Mayo
  • J
  •       Durham
  • JA
  •       Manchester
  • JB
  •       Reading
  • JC
  •       Bangor
  • JD
  •       London (Central)
  • JE
  •       Peterborough
  • JF
  •       Leicester
  • JG
  •       Maidstone
  • JH
  •       Reading
  • JI
  •       County Tyrone
  • JJ
  •       Maidstone
  • JK
  •       Brighton
  • JL
  •       Lincoln
  • JM
  •       Reading
  • JN
  •       Chelmsford
  • JO
  •       Oxford
  • JP
  •       Liverpool
  • JQ
  •       unused
  • JR
  •       Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • JS
  •       Inverness
  • JT
  •       Bournemouth
  • JU
  •       Leicester
  • JV
  •       Lincoln
  • JW
  •       Birmingham
  • JX
  •       Huddersfield
  • JY
  •       Exeter
  • JZ
  •       County Down
  • K
  •       Liverpool
  • KA
  •       Liverpool
  • KB
  •       Liverpool
  • KC
  •       Liverpool
  • KD
  •       Liverpool
  • KE
  •       Maidstone
  • KF
  •       Liverpool
  • KG
  •       Cardiff
  • KH
  •       Hull
  • KI
  •       County Waterford
  • KJ
  •       Maidstone
  • KK
  •       Maidstone
  • KL
  •       Maidstone
  • KM
  •       Maidstone
  • KN
  •       Maidstone
  • KO
  •       Maidstone
  • KP
  •       Maidstone
  • KQ
  •       unused
  • KR
  •       Maidstone
  • KS
  •       Edinburgh
  • KT
  •       Maidstone
  • KU
  •       Sheffield
  • KV
  •       Coventry
  • KW
  •       Sheffield
  • KX
  •       Luton
  • KY
  •       Sheffield
  • KZ
  •       County Antrim
  • L
  •       Glamorganshire
  • LA
  •       London (North-West)
  • LB
  •       London (North-West)
  • LC
  •       London (North-West)
  • LD
  •       London (North-West)
  • LE
  •       London (North-West)
  • LF
  •       London (North-West)
  • LG
  •       Chester
  • LH
  •       London (North-West)
  • LI
  •       County Westmeath
  • LJ
  •       Bournemouth
  • LK
  •       London (North-West)
  • LL
  •       London (North-West)
  • LM
  •       London (North-West)
  • LN
  •       London (North-West)
  • LO
  •       London (North-West)
  • LP
  •       London (North-West)
  • LQ
  •       unused
  • LR
  •       London (North-West)
  • LS
  •       Edinburgh
  • LT
  •       London (North-West)
  • LU
  •       London (North-West)
  • LV
  •       Liverpool
  • LW
  •       London (North-West)
  • LX
  •       London (North-West)
  • LY
  •       London (North-West)
  • LZ
  •       County Armagh
  • M
  •       Cheshire
  • MA
  •       Chester
  • MB
  •       Chester
  • MC
  •       London (North-East)
  • MD
  •       London (North-East)
  • ME
  •       London (North-East)
  • MF
  •       London (North-East)
  • MG
  •       London (North-East)
  • MH
  •       London (North-East)
  • MI
  •       County Wexford
  • MJ
  •       Luton
  • MK
  •       London (North-East)
  • ML
  •       London (North-East)
  • MM
  •       London (North-East)
  • MN
  •       used in the Isle of Man
  • MO
  •       Reading
  • MP
  •       London (North-East)
  • MQ
  •       unused
  • MR
  •       Swindon
  • MS
  •       Edinburgh
  • MT
  •       London (North-East)
  • MU
  •       London (North-East)
  • MV
  •       London (North-East)
  • MW
  •       Swindon
  • MX
  •       London (North-East)
  • MY
  •       London (North-East)
  • MZ
  •       Belfast
  • N
  •       Manchester
  • NA
  •       Manchester
  • NB
  •       Manchester
  • NC
  •       Manchester
  • ND
  •       Manchester
  • NE
  •       Manchester
  • NF
  •       Manchester
  • NG
  •       Norwich
  • NH
  •       Northampton
  • NI
  •       County Wicklow
  • NJ
  •       Brighton
  • NK
  •       Luton
  • NL
  •       Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • NM
  •       Luton
  • NN
  •       Nottingham
  • NO
  •       Chelmsford
  • NP
  •       Worcester
  • NQ
  •       unused
  • NR
  •       Leicester
  • NS
  •       Glasgow
  • NT
  •       Shrewsbury
  • NU
  •       Nottingham
  • NV
  •       Northampton
  • NW
  •       Leeds
  • NX
  •       Dudley
  • NY
  •       Cardiff
  • NZ
  •       County Londonderry/Derry
  • O
  •       Birmingham
  • OA
  •       Birmingham
  • OB
  •       Birmingham
  • OC
  •       Birmingham
  • OD
  •       Exeter
  • OE
  •       Birmingham
  • OF
  •       Birmingham
  • OG
  •       Birmingham
  • OH
  •       Birmingham
  • OI
  •       Belfast
  • OJ
  •       Birmingham
  • OK
  •       Birmingham
  • OL
  •       Birmingham
  • OM
  •       Birmingham
  • ON
  •       Birmingham
  • OO
  •       Chelmsford
  • OP
  •       Birmingham
  • OQ
  •       unused
  • OR
  •       Portsmouth
  • OS
  •       Glasgow
  • OT
  •       Portsmouth
  • OU
  •       Bristol
  • OV
  •       Birmingham
  • OW
  •       Portsmouth
  • OX
  •       Birmingham
  • OY
  •       London (North-West)
  • OZ
  •       Belfast
  • P
  •       Surrey
  • PA
  •       Guildford
  • PB
  •       Guildford
  • PC
  •       Guildford
  • PD
  •       Guildford
  • PE
  •       Guildford
  • PF
  •       Guildford
  • PG
  •       Guildford
  • PH
  •       Guildford
  • PI
  •       Cork
  • PJ
  •       Guildford
  • PK
  •       Guildford
  • PL
  •       Guildford
  • PM
  •       Guildford
  • PN
  •       Brighton
  • PO
  •       Portsmouth (GPOformerly used for General Post Office vehicles)
  • PP
  •       Luton
  • PQ
  •       unused
  • PR
  •       Bournemouth
  • PS
  •       Aberdeen
  • PT
  •       Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • PU
  •       Chelmsford
  • PV
  •       Ipswich
  • PW
  •       Norwich
  • PX
  •       Portsmouth
  • PY
  •       Middlesbrough
  • PZ
  •       Belfast
  • R
  •       Derbyshire
  • RA
  •       Nottingham
  • RB
  •       Nottingham
  • RC
  •       Nottingham
  • RD
  •       Reading
  • RE
  •       Stoke-on-Trent
  • RF
  •       Stoke-on-Trent
  • RG
  •       Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • RH
  •       Hull
  • RI
  •       County Dublin
  • RJ
  •       Manchester
  • RK
  •       London (North-West)
  • RL
  •       Truro
  • RM
  •       Carlisle
  • RN
  •       Preston
  • RO
  •       Luton
  • RP
  •       Northampton
  • RQ
  •       unused
  • RR
  •       Nottingham
  • RS
  •       Aberdeen
  • RT
  •       Ipswich
  • RU
  •       Bournemouth
  • RV
  •       Portsmouth
  • RW
  •       Coventry
  • RX
  •       Reading
  • RY
  •       Leicester
  • RZ
  •       County Antrim
  • S
  •       Edinburgh
  • SA
  •       Aberdeen
  • SB
  •       Glasgow
  • SC
  •       Edinburgh
  • SD
  •       Glasgow
  • SE
  •       Aberdeen
  • SF
  •       Edinburgh
  • SG
  •       Edinburgh
  • SH
  •       Edinburgh
  • SI
  •       County
  • SJ
  •       Glasgow
  • SK
  •       Inverness
  • SL
  •       Dundee
  • SM
  •       Carlisle
  • SN
  •       Dundee
  • SO
  •       Aberdeen
  • SP
  •       Dundee
  • SQ
  •       unused
  • SR
  •       Dundee
  • SS
  •       Aberdeen
  • ST
  •       Inverness
  • SU
  •       Glasgow
  • SV
  •       unused
  • SW
  •       Carlisle
  • SX
  •       Edinburgh
  • SY
  •       unused
  • SZ
  •       County Down
  • T
  •       Devon
  • TA
  •       Exeter
  • TB
  •       Liverpool
  • TC
  •       Bristol
  • TD
  •       Manchester
  • TE
  •       Manchester
  • TF
  •       Reading
  • TG
  •       Cardiff
  • TH
  •       Swansea
  • TI
  •       Limerick
  • TJ
  •       Liverpool
  • TK
  •       Exeter
  • TL
  •       Lincoln
  • TM
  •       Luton
  • TN
  •       Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • TO
  •       Nottingham
  • TP
  •       Portsmouth
  • TQ
  •       unused
  • TR
  •       Portsmouth
  • TS
  •       Dundee
  • TT
  •       Exeter
  • TU
  •       Chester
  • TV
  •       Nottingham
  • TW
  •       Chelmsford
  • TX
  •       Cardiff
  • TY
  •       Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • TZ
  •       Belfast
  • U
  •       Leeds
  • UA
  •       Leeds
  • UB
  •       Leeds
  • UC
  •       London (Central)
  • UD
  •       Oxford
  • UE
  •       Dudley
  • UF
  •       Brighton
  • UG
  •       Leeds
  • UH
  •       Cardiff
  • UI
  •       County Londonderry/Derry
  • UJ
  •       Shrewsbury
  • UK
  •       Birmingham
  • UL
  •       London (Central)
  • UM
  •       Leeds
  • UN
  •       Exeter
  • UO
  •       Exeter
  • UP
  •       Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • UQ
  •       unused
  • UR
  •       Luton
  • US
  •       Glasgow
  • UT
  •       Leicester
  • UU
  •       London (Central)
  • UV
  •       London (Central)
  • UW
  •       London (Central)
  • UX
  •       Shrewsbury
  • UY
  •       Worcester
  • UZ
  •       Belfast
  • V
  •       Lanarkshire
  • VA
  •       Peterborough
  • VB
  •       Maidstone
  • VC
  •       Coventry
  • VD
  •       unused
  • VE
  •       Peterborough
  • VF
  •       Norwich
  • VG
  •       Norwich
  • VH
  •       Huddersfield
  • VI
  •       unused
  • VJ
  •       Gloucester
  • VK
  •       Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • VL
  •       Lincoln
  • VM
  •       Manchester
  • VN
  •       Middlesbrough
  • VO
  •       Nottingham
  • VP
  •       Birmingham
  • VQ
  •       unused
  • VR
  •       Manchester
  • VS
  •       Luton
  • VT
  •       Stoke-on-Trent
  • VU
  •       Manchester
  • VV
  •       Northampton
  • VW
  •       Chelmsford
  • VX
  •       Chelmsford
  • VY
  •       Leeds
  • VZ
  •       County Tyrone
  • W
  •       Sheffield
  • WA
  •       Sheffield
  • WB
  •       Sheffield
  • WC
  •       Chelmsford
  • WD
  •       Dudley
  • WE
  •       Sheffield
  • WF
  •       Sheffield
  • WG
  •       Sheffield
  • WH
  •       Manchester
  • WI
  •       Waterford
  • WJ
  •       Sheffield
  • WK
  •       Coventry
  • WL
  •       Oxford
  • WM
  •       Liverpool
  • WN
  •       Swansea
  • WO
  •       Cardiff
  • WP
  •       Worcester
  • WQ
  •       unused
  • WR
  •       Leeds
  • WS
  •       Bristol
  • WT
  •       Leeds
  • WU
  •       Leeds
  • WV
  •       Brighton
  • WW
  •       Leeds
  • WX
  •       Leeds
  • WY
  •       Leeds
  • WZ
  •       Belfast
  • X
  •       Northumberland
  • XA
  •       unused since 1974
  • XB
  •       unused since 1974
  • XC
  •       unused since 1974
  • XD
  •       unused since 1974
  • XE
  •       unused since 1974
  • XF
  •       unused since 1974
  • XG
  •       Middlesbrough, but unused since 1974
  • XH
  •       unused since 1974
  • XI
  •       Belfast
  • XJ
  •       unused since 1974
  • XK
  •       unused since 1974
  • XL
  •       unused since 1974
  • XM
  •       unused since 1974
  • XN
  •       unused since 1974
  • XO
  •       unused since 1974
  • XP
  •       temporary plates for vehicles being exported to Europe. The first letter of the triplet indicates the month, with 1 = Jan
  • XQ
  •       unused since 1974
  • XR
  •       unused since 1974
  • XS
  •       unused since 1974
  • XT
  •       unused since 1974
  • XU
  •       unused since 1974
  • XV
  •       unused since 1974
  • XW
  •       unused since 1974
  • XX
  •       unused since 1974
  • XY
  •       unused since 1974
  • XZ
  •       County Armagh
  • Y
  •       Somerset
  • YA
  •       Taunton
  • YB
  •       Taunton
  • YC
  •       Taunton
  • YD
  •       Taunton
  • YE
  •       London (Central)
  • YF
  •       London (Central)
  • YG
  •       Leeds
  • YH
  •       London (Central)
  • YI
  •       County Dublin
  • YJ
  •       Brighton
  • YK
  •       London (Central)
  • YL
  •       London (Central)
  • YM
  •       London (Central)
  • YN
  •       London (Central)
  • YO
  •       London (Central)
  • YP
  •       London (Central)
  • YQ
  •       unused
  • YR
  •       London (Central)
  • YS
  •       Glasgow
  • YT
  •       London (Central)
  • YU
  •       London (Central)
  • YV
  •       London (Central)
  • YW
  •       London (Central)
  • YX
  •       London (Central)
  • YY
  •       London (Central)
  • YZ
  •       County Londonderry
  • Z
  •       County Dublin
  • ZA
  •       Dublin
  • ZB
  •       County Cork
  • ZC
  •       Dublin
  • ZD
  •       Dublin
  • ZE
  •       County Dublin
  • ZF
  •       Cork
  • ZG
  •       County Dublin
  • ZH
  •       Dublin
  • ZI
  •       unused
  • ZJ
  •       Dublin
  • ZK
  •       County Cork
  • ZL
  •       County Dublin
  • ZM
  •       County Galway
  • ZN
  •       County Meath
  • ZO
  •       County Dublin
  • ZP
  •       County Donegal
  • ZQ
  •       unused
  • ZR
  •       County Wexford
  • ZS
  •       County Dublin
  • ZT
  •       County Cork
  • ZU
  •       County Dublin
  • ZV
  •       County Dublin
  • ZW
  •       County Kildare
  • ZX
  •       County Kerry
  • ZY
  •       County Louth
  • ZZ
  •       unused


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