France

         

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Passenger series
Free zone series
Motorcycle series
Provisional motorcycle series
Moped series
Provisional series
Military series
Agricultural series
Temporary series
Antique series
Official series
Foreign cultural staff series
Diplomatic series
French Forces in Germany series
Other series
Pictures of the entire code list

Passenger series

France

Current passenger series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Right of the registration is a blue band with the regional logo (Rhône-Alpes) above the department code where 01 stands for Ain.


France

Current passenger series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Right of the registration is a blue band with the regional logo (Corsica) above the department code where 2A stands for Corse-du-Sud.


France

Current passenger series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Right of the registration is a blue band with the regional logo (Corsica) below the twelve golden European stars.
This blue band at the right is not the official blue band.


France

Current passenger series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters followed by a hyphen, above three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Top right of the registration is a blue band with the regional logo (Region Centre) above the department code where 41 stands for Loir-et-Cher.


France

Current passenger series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Right of the registration is a blue band with the department code where 83 stands for Var.
Note the absence of the regional logo in the blue band.


France

Current passenger series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Note the absence of the blue band at the right of the registration.


France

Current passenger series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Right of the registration is some shield.


France

Current passenger series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Right of the registration is an (unofficial) empty blue band.


France

Current passenger series since 15th April 2009 in black on light green.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Right of the registration is a blue band with the regional logo (Region Paca) above the department code where 06 stands for Alpes-Maritimes.
The reason for the light green colour of the plate is unknown, maybe just the plastic.


France

Current passenger series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Right of the registration is a blue band with the logo of Haute-Savoie above the department code where 74 stands for Haute-Savoie.


France

Current passenger series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Right of the registration is a blue band with the logo of Haute-Savoie above the department code where 92 stands for Hauts-de-Seine.


France

Current passenger series since 15th April 2009 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Right of the registration is a blue band with the department code where 50 stands for Manche, without a regional logo.
The reason for the yellow colour of the plate is unknown.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 11 stands for Aude.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 11 stands for Aude.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 13 stands for Bouches-du-Rhône.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 13 stands for Bouches-du-Rhône.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 62 stands for Pas-de-Calais.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 62 stands for Pas-de-Calais.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 83 stands for Var.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 83 stands for Var.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals above three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 06 stands for Alpes-Maritimes.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The last two numerals denote the department where 38 stands for Isère.
This plate is made in British style (for instance number "|" instead of number "1").


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.
The last two numerals denote the department where 38 stands for Isère.
This plate is made in British style (for instance number "|" instead of number "1").


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 63 stands for Puy-de-Dôme.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in yellow below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white optional since April 2007, with euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 75 stands for Paris.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white optional since April 2007, with euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 59 stands for Nord.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white optional since April 2007, with euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 40 stands for Landes.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white optional since April 2007.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 31 stands for Haute-Garonne.
Note the different plate size and lettering style.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white optional since April 2007, with euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 22 stands for Côtes-d'Armor.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval BZH (Brittany) in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Note that a euroband with BZH is not official.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white optional since April 2007, with euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals above two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department, where 05 stands for Hautes-Alpes.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white optional since April 2007, with euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals above three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department, where 57 stands for Moselle.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white optional since April 2007, with euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals above two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department, where 18 stands for Cher.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 44 stands for Loire-Atlantique.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval BZH in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Note that the BZH (Breizh=Bretagne) oval is not official.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters, one numeral and one letter.
The last numeral and letter denote the department where 2A stands for South Corsica.
Left of the registration is a blue band with a Corsica sticker below the twelve golden European stars.
Note that this kind of euroband is not official.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department, where 62 stands for Pas-de-Calais.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals above two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department, where 62 stands for Pas-de-Calais.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department, where 84 stands for Vaucluse.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department, where 83 stands for Var.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department, where 59 stands for Nord.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department, where 80 stands for Somme.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters, one numeral and one letter.
The last numeral and letter denote the department where 2A stands for South Corsica.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by two letters, one numeral and one letter.
The last numeral and letter denote the department where 2B stands for Upper Corsica.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by two letters, one numeral and one letter.
The last numeral and letter denote the department where 2B stands for Upper Corsica.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals above three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 75 stands for Paris.
Note the smaller size plate.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 59 stands for Nord.
This plate is made in British style (for instance number "|" instead of number "1").


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 59 stands for Nord.
This plate is made in British style (for instance number "|" instead of number "1").


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 78 stands for Yvelines.
This plate is made in British style.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 78 stands for Yvelines.
This plate is made in British style.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department, where 13 stands for Bouches-du-Rhône.
This plate is made in British style.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department, where 13 stands for Bouches-du-Rhône.
This plate is made in British style.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department, where 33 stands for Gironde.
Note the different lettering style.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department, where 33 stands for Gironde.
Note the different lettering style.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 71 stands for Saône-et-Loire.
Left of the registration is an (unofficial) oval F in a black box.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 22 stands for Côtes-d'Armor.
Left of the plate is a blue euroband with an unofficial Corsican sticker (Tete de Maure).


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 13 stands for Bouches-du-Rhône.
Left of the plate is a blue euroband with an unofficial Corsican sticker (Tete de Maure) below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 57 stands for Moselle.
Left of the plate is an unofficial euroband.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 91 stands for Essone.
Note the Renault insigne after the three numerals.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 83 stands for Var.
Note the blue, black and red band in the left top corner.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, in red on white, with euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 45 stands for Loiret.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.
The reason for the red lettering colour is still unknown.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 1992 in white on black.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 37 stands for Indre-et-Loire.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 1992 in white on black.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 11 stands for Aude.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 1992 in silver on black.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 93 stands for Seine-Saint-Denis.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 1992 in silver on black.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 35 stands for Ille-et-Vilaine.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 1992 in silver on black.
The registration consists of three numerals above three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 35 stands for Ille-et-Vilaine.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 1992 in silver on black.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 67 stands for Bas-Rhin.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 1992 in silver on black.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 83 stands for Var.
Note the blue, black and red band in the left top corner.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 1992 in white on black.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 56 stands for Morbihan.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 1992 in white on black.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 02 stands for Aisne.
This plate is made in British style (for instance number "|" instead of number "1").


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 1992 in white on black.
The registration consists of four numerals above two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 83 stands for Var.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 1992 in white on black.
The registration consists of four numerals above two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 91 stands for Essone.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 1992 in white on black.
The registration consists of three numerals above two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 83 stands for Var.


France

Probably fake registration.
There are no French registration plates with nine characters.

Free zone series

France

Former passenger series in the Free Zone Gex (department of Ain) issued until 15th April 2009 in silver on red.
The registration consists of five numerals, followed by the letters TTW.


France

Former passenger series in the Free Zone Gex (department of Ain) issued until 15th April 2009 in silver on red.
The registration consists of five numerals, followed by the letters TTW.


France

Former passenger series in the Free Zone Gex (department of Ain) issued until 15th April 2009 in silver on red.
The registration consists of five numerals above the letters TTW.


Motorcycle series

France

Current motorcycle series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen above three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Top right of the registration is a blue band with the regional logo (Languedoc-Rousillon) above the department code where 34 stands for Hérault.


France

Current motorcycle series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen above three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Top right of the registration is a blue band with the regional logo (Corsica) above the department code where 2A stands for Corse-du-Sud.


France

Current motorcycle series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen above three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.


France

Former motorcycle series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals above two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 71 stands for Saône-et-Loire.


France

Former motorcycle series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, with euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals, above three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 75 stands for Paris.
Top left is a blue euroband with the oval F in white below the 12 European golden stars.


France

Former motorcycle series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow since 1993, without euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals above two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department, where 76 stands for Seine-Maritime.


France

Former motorcycle series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white optional since April 2007, with euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals above two letters and two numerals.
Top left of the plate is a blue euroband with the oval F in white below the 12 European golden stars.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 13 stands for Bouches-du-Rhône.


France

Former motorcycle series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white optional since April 2007, with euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
Top left of the plate is a blue euroband with the oval F in white below the 12 European golden stars.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 76 stands for Seine-Maritime.


France

Former motorcycle series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white optional since April 2007, with euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals above three letters and two numerals.
Top left of the plate is a blue euroband with the oval F in white below the 12 European golden stars.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 57 stands for Moselle.


France

Former motorcycle series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white optional since April 2007, without euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 83 stands for Var.


France

Former motorcycle series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white optional since April 2007, without euroband.
The registration consists of three numerals above three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 95 stands for Val-d'Oise.


France

Former motorcycle series issued between 1950 and 1992 in white on black.
The registration consists of four numerals above two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 83 stands for Var.


France

Former motorcycle series issued between 1950 and 1992 in white on black.
The registration consists of three numerals above three letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 83 stands for Var.


France

Former motorcycle series issued between 1950 and 1992 in white on black.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 83 stands for Var.


Provisional motorcycle series

France

Former provisional motorcycle series issued between November 1958 and 15th April 2009, in black on white optional since April 2007.
The registration consists of four numerals above the letters WW, one letter and two numerals.
Top left of the plate is a blue euroband with the oval F in white below the 12 European golden stars.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 75 stands for Paris.


France

Former provisional motorcycle series issued between November 1958 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow, with euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals above the letters WW, one letter and two numerals.
Top left of the plate is a blue euroband with the oval F in white below the 12 European golden stars.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 06 stands for Alpes-Maritimes.


Moped series

France

Current mopeds under 125 cc series since 1st July 2004 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters above three numerals and one letter.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.


France

Current mopeds under 125 cc series since 1st July 2004 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters above three numerals and one letter.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.


France

Current mopeds under 125 cc series since 1st July 2004 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters above three numerals and one letter.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.


France

Current mopeds under 125 cc series since 1st July 2004 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters above two numerals and one letter.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.


France

Current mopeds under 125 cc series since 1st July 2004 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals and one letter.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.


France

Current mopeds under 125 cc series since 1st July 2004 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter above three numerals and one letter.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.


France

Current mopeds under 125 cc series since 1st July 2004 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter above two numerals and one letter.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.


France

Current mopeds under 125 cc series since 1st July 2004 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter above two numerals and one letter.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.


France

Current mopeds under 125 cc series since 1st July 2004 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter above three numerals.
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Provisional series

France

Current provisional series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of the letter W, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Right of the registration is a blue band with the regional logo (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) above the department code where 06 stands for Alpes-Maritimes.
This single letter W is used for garages.


France

Current provisional series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of the letter W, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Right of the registration is a blue band with the regional logo (Île-de-France) above the department code where 92 stands for Hauts-de-Seine.
This single letter W is used for garages.


France

Current provisional series since 15th April 2009 in black on white.
The registration consists of the letter W, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
This single letter W is used for garages.


France

Former provisional series issued between November 1958 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of four numerals followed by the letters WW, one letter and two numerals.
Left of the plate is a blue euroband with the oval F in white below the 12 European golden stars.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 95 stands for Val-d'Oise.


France

Former provisional series issued between November 1958 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of four numerals followed by the letters WW, one letter and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 75 stands for Paris.


France

Former provisional series issued between November 1958 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by the letters WW, one letter and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 68 stands for Haut-Rhin.


France

Former provisional series for vehicles leaving France issued between 1st September 2002 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of four numerals followed by the letter W, one letter, the letter L and two numerals.
The letter L stands for local and is used for the European Union.
Left of the plate is a blue euroband with the oval F in white below the 12 European golden stars.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 67 stands for Bas-Rhin.


France

Former provisional series for vehicles leaving France issued between 1st September 2002 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of four numerals followed by the letter W, one letter, the letter L and two numerals.
The letter L stands for local and is used for the European Union.
Left of the plate is a blue euroband with the oval F in white below the 12 European golden stars.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 67 stands for Bas-Rhin.


France

Former provisional series issued between November 1958 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white optional since April 2007, with euroband.
The registration consists of four numerals above the letters WW, one letter and two numerals.
Top left of the plate is a blue euroband with the oval F in white below the 12 European golden stars.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 57 stands for Moselle.


France

Former provisional series for vehicles leaving France issued between 1st September 2002 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of four numerals followed by the letter W, one letter, the letter E and two numerals.
The letter E stands for externe and is used for the countries outside the European Union.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 62 stands for Pas-de-Calais.


France

Former provisional series for vehicles leaving France issued between 1st September 2002 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of three numerals followed by the letter W, one letter, the letter E and two numerals.
The letter E stands for externe and is used for the countries outside the European Union.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 53 stands for Mayenne.


France

Former provisional series for vehicles leaving France issued between 1st September 2002 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three numerals followed by the letter W, one letter, the letter E and two numerals.
The letter E stands for externe and is used for the countries outside the European Union.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 53 stands for Mayenne.


France

Former provisional series issued between November 1958 and 15th April 2009, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of four numerals followed by the letter W and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department code where 68 stands for Haut-Rhin.
This single letter W is used for garages.


France

Former provisional series issued between November 1958 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of four numerals followed by the letters WW, one numeral and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 77 stands for Seine-et-Marne.
WW followed by one numeral are used for vehicles which will be travelling outside France to have the bodywork completed.


France

Former provisional series issued between November 1958 and 15th April 2009, in white on black.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by WW, one letter, one numeral and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 92 stands for Hauts-de-Seine.


France

Former provisional series issued between November 1958 and 15th April 2009, hand-made plate.
The registration consists of three numerals followed by the letters WW and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 06 stands for Alpes-Maritimes.


Military series

France

Current military series (Gendarmerie) since 1980, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of 8 numerals.
The insigne at the left hand side indicates the service where the grenadine across the tricolour stands for Gendarmerie.
The first numeral indicates the service where 2 stands for Gendarmerie since 1989.
The second and third numeral indicate the year of registration where 00 stands for 2000.
The fourth numeral indicates the type of vehicle where 2 stands for a van.


France

Current military series (Gendarmerie) since 1980, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of 8 numerals.
The insigne at the left hand side indicates the service where the grenadine across the tricolour stands for Gendarmerie.
The first numeral indicates the service where 2 stands for Gendarmerie since 1989.
The second and third numeral indicate the year of registration where 00 stands for 2000.
The fourth numeral indicates the type of vehicle where 2 stands for a van.


France

Current military series (Gendarmerie) since 1980, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by four numerals.
The insigne at the left hand side indicates the service where the grenadine across the tricolour stands for Gendarmerie.
The first numeral indicates the service where 2 stands for Gendarmerie since 1989.
The second and third numeral indicate the year of registration where 07 stands for 2007.
The fourth numeral indicates the type of vehicle where 1 stands for cars.


France

Current military series since 1980, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of eight numerals.
The insigne at the left hand side indicates the service where the sword on tricolour stands for the Army.
The first numeral indicates the service where 6 stands for the Army since 1989.
The second and third numeral indicate the year of registration where 95 stands for 1995.
The fourth numeral indicates the type of vehicle where 2 stands for vans.


France

Current military series since 1980, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of 8 numerals.
The insigne at the left hand side indicates the service where the sword on tricolour stands for the Army.
The first numeral indicates the service where 6 stands for the Army since 1989.
The second and third numeral indicate the year of registration where 01 stands for 2001.
The fourth numeral indicates the type of vehicle where 3 stands for a truck.


France

Current military series since 1980, rear plate in white on black.
The registration consists of four numerals above four numerals.
The insigne at the top left indicates the service where the sword on tricolour stands for the Army.
The first numeral indicates the service where 6 stands for the Army since 1989.
The second and third numeral indicate the year of registration where 91 stands for 1991.
The fourth numeral indicates the type of vehicle where 3 stands for trucks.


France

Current military series since 1980, rear plate in white on black.
The registration consists of four numerals.
The insigne at the left hand side indicates the service where the roundel and wings stand for the Air Force.
The first numeral indicates the service where 7 stands for the Air Force since 1970.
The second and third numeral indicate the year of registration where 87 stands for 1987.
The fourth numeral indicates the type of vehicle where 3 stands for trucks.


France

Current military series since 1980 in black on white.
The registration consists of 4 numerals, followed by four numerals.
The insigne at the left indicates the service where the sword on tricolour stands for the Army.
The first numeral indicates the service where 6 stands for the Army since 1989.
The second and third numeral indicate the year of registration where 89 stands for 1989.
The fourth numeral indicates the type of vehicle where 3 stands for a truck.


France

Current military series since 1980 in black on white.
The registration consists of 4 numerals, followed by a period and four numerals.
The first numeral indicates the service where 6 stands for the Army since 1989.
The second and third numeral indicate the year of registration where 83 stands for 1983.
The fourth numeral indicates the type of vehicle where 3 stands for a truck.
Note that the insigne at the left has disappeared.


France

Former military series issued between 1960 and 1980, rear plate in white on black.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by four numerals.
The insigne at the top left indicates the service where the sword on tricolour stands for the Army.
The first numeral indicates the service where 6 stands for the Army & Gendarmerie.
The second numeral indicates the year of registration where 9 stands for 1969 or 1979.
The third numeral indicates the type of vehicle where 0 stands for 2 & 4 wheel trailers.


Agricultural series

France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of five numerals, followed by two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 68 stands for Haut-Rhin.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, rear plate in black on white.
The registration consists of five numerals above two numerals.
The lower two numerals denote the department where 88 stands for Vosges.


France

Former passenger series issued between 1950 and 15th April 2009, hand-painted.
The registration consists of five numerals above two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 62 stands for Pas-de-Calais.


Temporary series

France

Current temporary series since 15th April 2009 in silver on red.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Right of the registration is the month above the year of validity (November 2009).


France

Current temporary series since 15th April 2009 in silver on red.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
Right of the registration is the month above the year of validity (December 2010).


France

Former temporary series issued between January 1994 and 15th April 2009 in silver on red.
The registration consists of one numeral, followed by the letter T, two letters and two numerals in silver on red.
The last two numerals denote the department where 75 stands for Paris.
The letters TVA through TZZ are issued by Citroen and is always using department code 75, Paris.
Right of the plate is the month above the year of validity (December 2009).


France

Former temporary series issued between January 1994 and 15th April 2009 in silver on red.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by the letter T, two letters and two numerals in silver on red.
The last two numerals denote the department where 92 stands for Hauts-de-Seine.
The letters TDA through TKZ are issued by Peugeot and is always using department code 92, Hauts-de-Seine.
Right of the plate is the month above the year of validity (February 2002).


France

Former temporary series issued between January 1994 and 15th April 2009 in silver on red.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter T, two letters and two numerals in silver on red.
The last two numerals denote the department where 92 stands for Hauts-de-Seine.
The letters TDA through TKZ are issued by Peugeot and is always using department code 92, Hauts-de-Seine.
Right of the plate is the month above the year of validity (December 2004).


France

Former temporary series issued between January 1994 and 15th April 2009 in silver on red.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter T, two letters and two numerals in silver on red.
The last two numerals denote the department where 92 stands for Hauts-de-Seine.
The letters TLA through TSZ are issued by Renault and is always using department code 92, Hauts-de-Seine.
Right of the plate is the month above the year of validity (December 2001).


Antique series

France

Current antique (at least 30 years old) series since 15th April 2009 in white on black.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.


France

Current antique (at least 30 years old) series since 15th April 2009, two-line plate in white on black.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen above three numerals, a hyphen and two letters.


France

Current antique (at least 30 years old) series since 15th April 2009 in white on black.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by three numerals and two letters.


Official series

France

Former official series issued between 1992 and 2008, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a letter, a hyphen, four numerals and one letter.
The first two numerals denote the department where 35 stands for Ille-et-Vilaine.
The first letter denotes the area of operation where N stands for Nationally within France (mostly Police).
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former official series issued between 1992 and 2008, rear plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a letter, four numerals and one letter.
The first two numerals denote the department where 68 stands for Haut-Rhin.
The first letter denotes the area of operation where N stands for Nationally within France (mostly Police).
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former official series issued between 1992 and 2008, front plate in black on white.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a letter, a hyphen, four numerals and one letter.
The first two numerals denote the department where 35 stands for Ille-et-Vilaine.
The first letter denotes the area of operation where D stands for Departmentally and in adjoining departments only.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former official series issued between 1992 and 2008, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a letter, a hyphen, four numerals and one letter.
The first two numerals denote the department where 35 stands for Ille-et-Vilaine.
The first letter denotes the area of operation where D stands for Departmentally and in adjoining departments only.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


France

Former official series issued between 1992 and 2008, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a letter above four numerals and one letter.
The first two numerals denote the department where 67 stands for Bas-Rhin.
The first letter denotes the area of operation where N stands for Nationally within France (mostly Police).
Top left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The euroband is mandatory since early 2003.


Foreign cultural staff series

France

Current foreign cultural staff series since 1st January 1998 in silver on red.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by the letters IT and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 37 stands for Indre-et-loire.
To the right of the plate is the month (03 stands for March) above the last two numerals of the year (12 stands for 2012).


France

Current foreign cultural staff series since 1st January 1998 in silver on red.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by the letters IT and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 01 stands for Ain.
To the right of the plate is the month (05 stands for May) above the last two numerals of the year (05 stands for 2005).


France

Current foreign cultural staff series since 1st January 1998 in silver on red.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by the letters IT and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 67 stands for Bas-Rhin.
To the right of the plate is the month (04 stands for April) above the last two numerals of the year (05 stands for 2005).
To the left of the plate is a blue euroband with the oval F in white below the twelve European golden stars.


France

Current foreign cultural staff series since 1st January 1998 in silver on red.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letters IT and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 59 stands for Nord.


Diplomatic series

France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of one numeral, followed by the letters CD and three numerals.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps. The first number denotes the embassy or organization where 8 stands for Saudi Arabia.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of one numeral, followed by the letters CD and four numerals.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps. The first number denotes the embassy or organization where 5 stands for Germany.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by the letters CD and three numerals.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps. The first number denotes the embassy or organization where 20 stands for Cameroon.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by the letters CD and three numerals.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps. The first number denotes the embassy or organization where 65 stands for Kuwait.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letters CD and three numerals.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps. The first number denotes the embassy or organization.
The numbers 400 to 449 are used for members of various European, international and UN organizations.
The number 406 itself is used for members of Rhine Navigation Commission.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letters CD and three numerals.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps. The first number denotes the embassy or organization.
The number 500 is used for "Other persons of high diplomatic status".


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letters CD and four numerals.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps. The first number denotes the embassy or organization.
The numbers 400 to 449 are used for members of various European, international and UN organizations.
The number 402 itself is used for members of OECD.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter K and one numeral.
The letter K stands for Consular Officials attached to Embassies and Administrative and technical staff.
The numbers 400 to 449 are used for members of various European, international and UN organizations.
The number 414 itself is used for members of UNHCR.
Note that this plate should have been silver on green instead of orange on green.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in silver on green with silver border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter K and three numerals.
The letter K stands for Consular Officials attached to Embassies and Administrative and technical staff.
The numbers 400 to 449 are used for members of various European, international and UN organizations.
The number 420 itself is used for members of Eurocontrol.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in silver on green with silver border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter K and four numerals.
The letter K stands for Consular Officials attached to Embassies and Administrative and technical staff.
The numbers 400 to 449 are used for members of various European, international and UN organizations.
The number 405 itself is used for members of E.S.A..


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in silver on green with silver border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter K and four numerals.
The letter K stands for Consular Officials attached to Embassies and Administrative and technical staff.
The first number denotes the embassy or organization where 600 is used for members of the Council of Europe.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter K and four numerals.
The letter K stands for Consular Officials attached to Embassies and Administrative and technical staff.
The first number denotes the embassy or organization where 600 is used for members of the Council of Europe.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letter K above four numerals.
The letter K stands for Consular Officials attached to Embassies and Administrative and technical staff.
The numbers 400 to 449 are used for members of various European, international and UN organizations.
The number 401 itself is used for members of U.N.E.S.C.O.
Note that this plate should have been silver on green instead of orange on green.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals, the letters CD and three numerals.
The first letter is used for members of delegations to International Organizations where E stands for O.E.C.D..
In addition 200 is added to the normal Embassy code where 212 (= 200 + 12) stands for Belgium.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals, the letters CD and three numerals.
The first letter is used for members of delegations to International Organizations where E stands for O.E.C.D..
In addition 200 is added to the normal Embassy code where 212 (= 200 + 12) stands for Belgium.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals above the letters CD and three numerals.
The first letter is used for members of delegations to International Organizations where E stands for O.E.C.D..
In addition 200 is added to the normal Embassy code where 206 (= 200 + 06) stands for United States.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals, the letter K and one numeral.
The letter K stands for Consular Officials attached to Embassies and Administrative and technical staff.
The first letter is used for members of delegations to International Organizations where E stands for O.E.C.D..
In addition 200 is added to the normal Embassy code where 212 (= 200 + 12) stands for Belgium.
E stands for O.E.C.D. and 212 (= 200 + 12) stands for Belgium.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border, front plate.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals, the letters CD and two numerals.
The first letter is used for members of delegations to International Organizations where S stands for Council of Europe.
In addition 200 is added to the normal Embassy code where 246 (= 200 + 46) stands for Greece.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border, rear plate.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals above the letters CD and two numerals.
The first letter is used for members of delegations to International Organizations where S stands for Council of Europe.
In addition 200 is added to the normal Embassy code where 246 (= 200 + 46) stands for Greece.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border, rear plate.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals, followed by the letters CD and three numerals.
The first letter is used for members of delegations to International Organizations where S stands for Council of Europe.
In addition 200 is added to the normal Embassy code where 205 (= 200 + 05) stands for Germany.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps.


France

Current consular series since 1965 in orange on green.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by the letter C, three numerals and two numerals.
The first number denotes the embassy or organization where 76 stands for Morocco.
The last two numerals denote the department where 93 stands for Seine-Saint-Denis.


France

Current consular series since 1965 in silver on green.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by the letter C, three numerals and two numerals.
The first number denotes the embassy or organization where 12 stands for Belgium.
The last two numerals denote the department where 59 stands for Nord.


France

Current consular series since 1965 in silver on green.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by the letter C, three numerals and two numerals.
The first number denotes the embassy or organization where 60 stands for Italy.
The last two numerals denote the department where 69 stands for Rhône.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letters CD, and numeral and the letter Z.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps. The first number denotes the embassy or organization where 150 stands for Estonia.
The suffix Z means that this car is exempt custom duty.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965, front plate in silver on green with silver border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letters CD, four numerals and the letter Z.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps. The first number denotes the embassy or organization where the numbers
400 to 449 are used for members of various European, international and UN organizations.
The number 402 itself is used for members of OECD.
The suffix Z means that this car is exempt custom duty.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965, rear plate in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letters CD, four numerals and the letter Z.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps. The first number denotes the embassy or organization where the numbers
400 to 449 are used for members of various European, international and UN organizations.
The number 402 itself is used for members of OECD.
The suffix Z means that this car is exempt custom duty.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letters CD, four numerals and the letter X.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps. The first number denotes the embassy or organization where the numbers
400 to 449 are used for members of various European, international and UN organizations.
The number 401 itself is used for U.N.E.S.C.O.
The letter X means that the vehicle is not exempt from duty.


France

Current diplomatic series since 1965 in orange on green with orange border.
The registration consists of three numerals, followed by the letters CD, and numeral, a hyphen and two numerals.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps. The first number denotes the embassy or organization where 891 is an unknown code.
The last two numerals denote the department where 34 stands for Hérault.


French Forces in Germany series

France

Current French Forces in Germany series since 1955 in silver on blue.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen and four numerals.
The second numeral indicates the office of use where 4 stands for Saarburg.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.


France

Current French Forces in Germany series since 1955 in silver on blue.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen and four numerals.
The second numeral indicates the office of use where 4 stands for Saarburg.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.


France

Current French Forces in Germany series since 1955 in silver on blue.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen and four numerals.
The second numeral indicates the office of use where 5 stands for Villingen.
Left of the registration is a blue band with the oval F in white below the twelve golden European stars.


France

Current French Forces in Germany series since 1955 in silver on blue.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen and four numerals.
The second numeral indicates the office of use where 1 stands for Baden-Baden.


Other series

France

Former motorcycle series (?) issued in 1928 in white on black.
The registration consists of three numerals above one letter and two numerals.
The letter denotes the department where A stands for Ales.


France

Unidentified series in silver on red.
The registration consists of four numerals, above two letters and two numerals.
The last two numerals denote the department where 68 stands for Haut-Rhin.
The reason for the red plate colour is still unknown.


French vehicle registration plates end with a group of two or three digits, indicating the department or territory of registration, followed by their main towns in parentheses, to aid location.
Pictures of the entire code list

  • 01
  •       Ain       Bourg-en-Bresse
  • 02
  •       Aisne       Laon
  • 03
  •       Allier       Moulins
  • 04
  •       Alpes-de-Haute-Provence       Digne-les-Bains
  • 05
  •       Hautes-Alpes       Gap
  • 06
  •       Alpes-Maritimes       Nice
  • 07
  •       Ardèche       Privas
  • 08
  •       Ardennes       Charleville-Mézières
  • 09
  •       Ariège       Foix
  • 10
  •       Aube       Troyes
  • 11
  •       Aude       Carcassonne
  • 12
  •       Aveyron       Rodez
  • 13
  •       Bouches-du-Rhône       Marseille
  • 14
  •       Calvados       Caen
  • 15
  •       Cantal       Aurillac
  • 16
  •       Charente       Angoulême
  • 17
  •       Charente-Maritime       La Rochelle
  • 18
  •       Cher       Bourges
  • 19
  •       Corrèze       Tulle
  • 2A
  •       South Corsica       Corse-du-Sud       Ajaccio
  • 2B
  •       Upper Corsica       Haute-Corse Bastia
  • 21
  •       Côte-d'Or       Dijon
  • 22
  •       Côtes-d'Armor       St-Brieuc
  • 23
  •       Creuse       Guéret
  • 24
  •       Dordogne       Périgeux
  • 25
  •       Doubs       Besançon
  • 26
  •       Drôme       Valence
  • 27
  •       Eure       Evreux
  • 28
  •       Eure-et-Loir       Chartres
  • 29
  •       Finistère       Quimper
  • 30
  •       Gard       Nîmes
  • 31
  •       Haute-Garonne       Toulouse
  • 32
  •       Gers       Auch
  • 33
  •       Gironde       Bordeaux
  • 34
  •       Hérault       Montpellier
  • 35
  •       Ille-et-Vilaine       Rennes
  • 36
  •       Indre       Châteauroux
  • 37
  •       Indre-et-Loire       Tours
  • 38
  •       Isère       Grenoble
  • 39
  •       Jura       Lons-le-Saunier
  • 40
  •       Landes       Mont-de-Marsan
  • 41
  •       Loir-et-Cher       Blois
  • 42
  •       Loire       St-Etienne
  • 43
  •       Haute-Loire       Le Puy
  • 44
  •       Loire-Atlantique       Nantes
  • 45
  •       Loiret       Orléans
  • 46
  •       Lot       Cahors
  • 47
  •       Lot-et-Garonne       Agen
  • 48
  •       Lozère       Mende
  • 49
  •       Maine-et-Loire       Angers
  • 50
  •       Manche       St-Lô
  • 51
  •       Marne       Châlons-en-Champagne
  • 52
  •       Haute-Marne       Chaumont
  • 53
  •       Mayenne       Laval
  • 54
  •       Meurthe-et-Moselle       Nancy
  • 55
  •       Meuse       Bar-le-Duc
  • 56
  •       Morbihan       Vannes
  • 57
  •       Moselle       Metz
  • 58
  •       Nièvre       Nevers
  • 59
  •       Nord       Lille
  • 60
  •       Oise       Beauvais
  • 61
  •       Orne       Alençon
  • 62
  •       Pas-de-Calais       Arras
  • 63
  •       Puy-de-Dôme       Clermont-Ferrand
  • 64
  •       Pyrénées-Atlantiques       Pau
  • 65
  •       Hautes-Pyrénées       Tarbes
  • 66
  •       Pyrénées-Orientales       Perpignan
  • 67
  •       Bas-Rhin       Strasbourg
  • 68
  •       Haut-Rhin       Colmar
  • 69
  •       Rhône       Lyon
  • 70
  •       Haute-Saône       Vesoul
  • 71
  •       Saône-et-Loire       Mâcon
  • 72
  •       Sarthe       Le Mans
  • 73
  •       Savoy       Savoie       Chambéry
  • 74
  •       Haute-Savoie       Annecy
  • 75
  •       Paris       Paris
  • 76
  •       Seine-Maritime       Rouen
  • 77
  •       Seine-et-Marne       Melun
  • 78
  •       Yvelines       Versailles
  • 79
  •       Deux-Sèvres       Niort
  • 80
  •       Somme       Amiens
  • 81
  •       Tarn       Albi
  • 82
  •       Tarn-et-Garonne       Montauban
  • 83
  •       Var       Toulon
  • 84
  •       Vaucluse       Avignon
  • 85
  •       Vendée        La Roche-sur-Yon
  • 86
  •       Vienne       Poitiers
  • 87
  •       Haute-Vienne       Limoges
  • 88
  •       Vosges       épinal
  • 89
  •       Yonne       Auxerre
  • 90
  •       Territoire-de-Belfort       Belfort
  • 91
  •       Essonne       Evry
  • 92
  •       Hauts-de-Seine       Nanterre
  • 93
  •       Seine-Saint-Denis       Bobigny
  • 94
  •       Val-de-Marne       Créteil
  • 95
  •       Val-d'Oise       Pontoise
  • 971
  •       Guadeloupe, Caribbean
  • SB 971
  •       St Barthélemy, Guadeloupe, Caribbean
  • ZA 971
  •       St Martin, Guadeloupe, Caribbean
  • 972
  •       Martinique, Caribbean
  • 973
  •       French Guiana
  • 974
  •       Reunion
  • 976
  •       Mayotte, Indian Ocean


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