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OVAL : NL




Passenger series
Bicycle rack series
Trailer series
Diplomatic series
Temporary replacement series
Replacement series
Pre-1973 series
Youngtimer series
Export series
Taxi series
Provisional series
Motorcycle series
Moped series
Commercial series
Dealer series
Trade series
Temporary series
Abnormal load series
Special series
Military series
Allied Forces Northern Europe series
International Court of Justice series
Civilian vehicles at U.S. army bases in the Netherlands series
NATO Region Central series
German Forces in the Netherlands series
Netherlands Forces in Germany series
Other series

Passenger series

Netherlands

Current passenger series since May 2008 (starting at GBB), small size plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, three letters, a hyphen and one numeral.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Current passenger series since May 2008 (starting at GBB) in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, three letters, a hyphen and one numeral.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Current passenger series since May 2008 (starting at GBB), small size plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, three letters, a hyphen and one numeral.
Note that there is no euroband on smaller size plates.


Netherlands

Current passenger series since May 2008 (starting at GBB), small size plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, three letters, a hyphen and one numeral.
Note that there is no euroband on smaller size plates.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1999 and May 2008 in black on yellow, with euroband since 1st February 2000.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1999 and May 2008 in black on yellow, with euroband since 1st February 2000.
The registration consists of two numerals above two letters, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1999 and May 2008 in white on Prussian blue.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two letters.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1991 and 1999 in black on yellow, with euroband since 1st February 2000 (remade).
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1991 and 1999 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1991 and 1999 in white on Prussian blue.
The registration consists of two letters, above two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1978 and 1991 in black on yellow, with euroband since 1st February 2000 (remade).
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1973 and 1978 in black on yellow, with euroband since 1st February 2000 (remade).
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1973 and 1978 in white on Prussian blue.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1973 and 1978 in white on Prussian blue.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1973 and 1978 in white on Prussian blue.
The registration consists of two numerals above two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1965 and 1973 in black on yellow, with euroband since 1st February 2000 (remade).
The registration consists of two numerals, above two numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Top left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1965 and 1973 in white on Prussian blue.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two numerals and two letters.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1965 and 1973 in white on Prussian blue.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two numerals above two letters.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1965 and 1973 in white on Prussian blue.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen and two numerals above two letters.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1965 and 1973 in white on light blue.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two numerals and two letters.
The light blue colour was used since 1976.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1951 and 1965 in white on Prussian blue.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1951 and 1965 in white on Prussian blue.
The registration consists of two letters, above two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1999 and May 2008 in black on yellow, American size.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two letters.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1999 and May 2008 in black on yellow, smaller size.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two letters.


Netherlands

Former passenger series issued between 1991 and 1999 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.
Note the strange spacing. This driver was really unfriendly and didn´t give any information.


Bicycle rack series

Netherlands

Former bicycle rack series issued between 1999 and May 2008 in black on white, no euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two letters.


Netherlands

Former bicycle rack series issued between 1991 and 1999 in black on white, no euroband.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.


Netherlands

Bicycle rack series issued for a pre-1973 series since 1992 in black on white.
The registration consists of the letter D, followed by one letter, a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and to numerals.


Trailer series

Netherlands

Current trailer over 750 kg series since 2000 in black on yellow. The letter O is used for trailers.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Current trailer over 750 kg series since 2000 in black on yellow. The letter O is used for trailers.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.
This is the original registration where above the first hyphen is a small 1, indicating a first replacement plate.
This 1 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed.


Netherlands

Current trailer over 750 kg series since 2000, two line plate in black on yellow. The letter O is used for trailers.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen , two numerals above two letters.
Top left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former trailer over 750 kg series issued between 1976 and 2000 in black on yellow. The letter O is used for semi-trailers.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former trailer over 750 kg series issued between 1976 and 2000 in black on yellow. The letter O is used for trailers.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former trailer series over 750 kg issued between 2000 and 2008 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letter W, followed by one letter, a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.
The letter W stands for aanhangwagen (trailer).
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former trailer repeater series issued between February 2000 and January 2003 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.
This is a repeater plate of the towing truck. Since 2003, trailers above 750 kg should have their own plate.


Netherlands

Former trailer series over 750 kg issued between 1998 and 2000 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letter W, followed by one letter, a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
The letter W stands for aanhangwagen (trailer).
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.

At the right is a special trailer plate (called Fino plate) in a white on red in diamond shape.
This plate has the same registration as the regular plate with the first two letter, above the other four.
The last number beneath denotes the vehicles weight in 100 kg. 53 in this case means that the weight is 5300 kg.


Netherlands

Former special trailer series issued between 1 Oct 88 and 1992 in black on white.
The registration consists the letter O, followed by one letter, two numerals and two letters.
The letter O stands for oplegger (trailer).


Netherlands

Former special trailer series issued between 1 Oct 88 and 1992 in black on white.
The registration consists the letter O, followed by one letter, a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
The letter O stands for oplegger (trailer).


Netherlands

Former trailer series issued between 1963 and 1977 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, the letter W, one letter, a hyphen and two numerals.
The series is used for trailer over 750 kg where W stands for trailer (aanhangwagen).
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Diplomatic series

Netherlands

Current diplomatic series since February 1991 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen, the letters CD, a hyphen and two numerals.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.
CD in between two pairs of numerals is used for International Organizations.


Netherlands

Current diplomatic series since February 1991 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letters CD, a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.
CD followed by two pairs of numerals is used for the Diplomatic Corps.


Netherlands

Current diplomatic series since February 1991 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letters CD, a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and another two numerals.


Temporary replacement series

Netherlands

Current temporary replacement series in black on white, no euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen, and two letters.
This is the original registration that is proceeded by two small numerals indicating the month
of expiry, in this case August (08).


Netherlands

Current temporary replacement series in black on white, no euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen, and two letters.
This is the original registration that is proceeded by two small numerals indicating the month
of expiry, in this case August (08).


Netherlands

Current temporary replacement series in black on white, no euroband.
The registration consists of two letters, a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen, and two numerals.
This is the original registration that is proceeded by two small numerals indicating the month
of expiry, in this case April (04).


Replacement series

Netherlands

Current replacement series since May 2008 (starting at GBB), small size plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, three letters, a hyphen and one numeral.
This is the original registration where above the first hyphen is a small 1, indicating a first replacement plate.
This 1 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former replacement series issued between 1999 and May 2008 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen, and two letters.
This is the original registration where above the first hyphen is a small 1, indicating a first replacement plate.
This 1 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former replacement series issued between 1999 and May 2008 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen, and two letters.
This is the original registration where above the first hyphen is a small 3, indicating a third replacement plate.
This 3 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed for a third time.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former replacement series issued between 1991 and 1999 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen, and two numerals.
This is the original registration where above the first hyphen is a small 1, indicating a first replacement plate.
This 1 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former replacement series issued between 1991 and 1999 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen, and two numerals.
This is the original registration where above the first hyphen is a small 2, indicating a second replacement plate.
This 2 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed for a second time.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former replacement series issued between 1991 and 1999 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen, and two numerals.
This is the original registration where above the first hyphen is a small 3, indicating a third replacement plate.
This 3 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed for a third time.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former replacement series issued between 1978 and 1991 in black on yellow.
Current replacement series since 2000 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen, and two letters.
This is the original registration where above the first hyphen is a small 1, indicating a first replacement plate.
This 1 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the twelve golden European stars.


Pre-1973 series

Netherlands

Pre-1973 series since 1988 issued 1998 in white on blue.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen, the letter A, followed by one letter, a hyphen and two numerals.
The combination AM is used since 2005.


Netherlands

Pre-1973 series since 1988 issued 1998 in white on blue.
The registration consists of the letter A, followed by one letter, a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and to numerals.


Netherlands

Pre-1973 series since 1988 issued 1998 in white on blue.
The registration consists of the letter A, followed by one letter, a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and to numerals.


Netherlands

Pre-1973 series since 1988 issued 1998 in white on blue.
The registration consists of the letter A, followed by one letter, a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and to numerals.


Netherlands

Pre-1973 series since 1988 issued between 1988 and 1998 in white on blue.
The registration consists of the letter D, followed by one letter, a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and to numerals.


Netherlands

Pre-1973 series since 1988 issued between 1988 and 1998 in white on blue.
The registration consists of the letter D, followed by one letter, a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and to numerals.


Netherlands

Pre-1973 series since 1988 issued between 1988 and 1998 in white on blue.
The registration consists of the letter D, followed by one letter, a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and to numerals.


Netherlands

Pre-1973 series since 1988 issued 1992 in white on blue.
The registration consists of the letter D, followed by one letter above two numerals, a hyphen and to numerals.


Netherlands

Current series for cars older than 25 years since 2005 in white on blue.
The registration consists of the letters AM, followed a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and to numerals.
This plate is made in a smaller American size.


Youngtimer series

Netherlands

Current youngtimer series since 1st January 2001 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen, the letters YA, a hyphen and two other numerals.
This series is used for cars build between 1973 and 1977.


Netherlands

Current youngtimer series since 1st January 2001 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen, the letters YA, a hyphen and two other numerals.
This series is used for cars build between 1973 and 1977.


Netherlands

Current youngtimer series since 1st January 2001 in white on black.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen, the letters YA, a hyphen and two other numerals.
This series is used for cars build between 1973 and 1977.


Netherlands

Current youngtimer series since 1st January 2001 in white on black.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen, the letters YA, a hyphen and two other numerals.
This series is used for cars build between 1973 and 1977.


Netherlands

Current youngtimer series since 1st January 2001 in white on black.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen, the letter Y, one letter, a hyphen and two other numerals.
This series is used for cars build between 1973 and 1977.


Netherlands

Current youngtimer series since 1st January 2001, two-line plate in white on black.
The registration consists of two numerals above the letter Y, one letter, a hyphen and two other numerals.
This series is used for cars build between 1973 and 1977.


Export series

Netherlands

Current export series since 1st January 2014 in black on white.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two letters.
No coding system anymore, instead the normal format is used.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of three characters, a hyphen and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
P stands for 2008 (or 1998), N stands for August and 2 stands for 2, thus 2nd August 2008 (1998).
The first and two last numerals (6,03) make the serial 0603.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of three characters, a hyphen and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
R stands for 2009, M stands for July and 6 stands for 6, thus 6th July 2009.
The first and two last numerals (7,14) make the serial 0714.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of one characters, a hyphen, two characters, a hyphen and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
G stands for 2003, N stands for August and 1 stands for 1, thus 1st August 2003.
The first and two last numerals (2,12) make the serial 0212.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of three characters, a hyphen and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
D stands for 2001 (or 1991), T stands for November and C stands for 12, thus 12th November 2001 (1991).
The first and two last numerals (3,08) make the serial 0083.
Note the NL oval at the left hand side on the plate.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white, printed plate on some piece of paper.
The registration consists of three characters, a seal and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
H stands for 2004 (or 1994), J stands for June and M stands for 21, thus 21th June 2004 (1994).
The first and two last numerals (4,17) make the serial 0174.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of three characters, a hyphen and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
The R stands for 2009, the first M stands for July and the second M stands for 21, thus 21th July 2009.
The first and two last numerals (7,50) make the serial 0507.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of three characters, a hyphen and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
The G stands for 2003, the R stands for October and the I stands for 17, thus 17th October 2003.
The first and two last numerals (7,27) make the serial 0277.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of three characters, a hyphen and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
B stands for 2000 (or 2010), N stands for August and 3 stands for 3, thus 3rd August 2010 (2000).
The first and two last numerals (0,66) make the serial 0660.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of three characters and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
B stands for 2000 (or 2010), T stands for November and 6 stands for 6, thus 6th November 2010 (2000).
The first and two last numerals (7,03) make the serial 0037.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of three characters, a seal and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
G stands for 2003 (or 1993), N stands for August and 1 stands for 1, thus 1st August 2003 (1993).
The first and two last numerals (1,03) make the serial 0031.
I don´t have any information about the seal instead of the hyphen.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of three characters, a seal and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
G stands for 2003 (or 1993), C is not in my code list and 9 stands for 9, thus 9th ?? 2003 (1993).
The first and two last numerals (1,45) make the serial 0451.
At the left is some kind of seal, meaning unknown.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of three characters, a hyphen and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
W is an unknown year, D is February and 2 stands for 2, thus 2nd February ??.
The first and two last numerals (1,14) make the serial 0141.
At the left is an unknown seal with the oval.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white, painted characters.
The registration consists of three characters, a seal and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
G stands for 2003 (or 1993), J stands for June and P stands for 24, thus 24th June 2003 (1993).
The first and two last numerals (6,53) make the serial 0536.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of three characters, a hyphen and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
N stands for 2007 (or 1997), M stands for July and 5 stands for 5, thus 5th July 2007 (1997).
The first and two last numerals (0,33) make the serial 330.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of six characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
D stands for 2001 (or 1991), P stands for September and B stands for 11, thus 11th September 2001 (1991).
The first and two last numerals (9,57) make the serial 579.


Netherlands

Former export series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of three characters, a hyphen and three characters.
There is a system that codes the date of issue and a four-digit serial number.
P stands for 1998 (or 2008), B stands for January and 1 stands for 1, thus 1st January 1998 (2008).
The first and two last numerals (9,11) make the serial 119.


Netherlands

Former export motorcycle series issued between 1994 and 31th December 2013 in black on white.
The registration consists of two characters, a hyphen, two characters, a hyphen and two characters.
The coding system for motorcycles is different to those for cars.
No details are known on this export motorcycle system.


Taxi series

Netherlands

Current taxi series issued since March 2013 in black on blue, without euroband.
The registration consists of one numerals, followed by a hyphen, three letters, a hyphen and two numerals.


Netherlands

Former taxi series issued between May 2008 and March 2013 in black on blue, without euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, three letters, a hyphen and one numeral.


Netherlands

Former taxi series issued between 1st July 2000 and May 2008 in black on blue, without euroband.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two letters.


Netherlands

Former taxi series issued between 1st July 2000 and May 2008 in black on blue, without euroband.
The registration consists of two letters, a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.


Provisional series

Netherlands

Current provisional replacement series in black on white.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two letters.
Above the first hyphen is a small 1, indicating a first replacement plate.
This 1 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed.
Note that there is no euroband on provisional plates.


Netherlands

Current provisional series valid for seven days since 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of the letter Z, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
Right of the registration is a yellow sticker with the oval NL.


Netherlands

Current provisional series valid for seven days since 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of the letter Z, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.


Netherlands

Current provisional series valid for seven days since 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of the letter Z, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.


Netherlands

Current provisional series valid for seven days since 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of the letter Z, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
Below the first hyphen is a green sticker.


Motorcycle series

Netherlands

Motorcycle replacement series since 1999 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letter M, followed by one letter, above two numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
Top left is a small 1, indicating a first replacement plate.
This 1 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed.
Top left of the plate is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Current motorcycle series since 1999 in white on Prussian blue.
The registration consists of the letter M, followed by one letter above two numerals, a hyphen and two letters.


Netherlands

Former motorcycle series issued between 1951 and 1979 in white on blue.
The registration consists of two letters, above two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.


Netherlands

Former motorcycle series issued between 1951 and 1979 in white on blue.
The registration consists of two letters, above two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.


Netherlands

Former motorcycle series issued between 1979 and 1999 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letter M, followed by on letter, one numeral, above one numeral and two letters.


Moped series

Netherlands

Current moped series since 1st September 2005 in white on blue with a white border.
The registration consists of one letter, two numerals above one numeral and two letters.
Bottom left is a security hologram.
The white on blue plates are issued for mopeds with maximum speed of 25 km/h.


Netherlands

Current moped series since 1st September 2005 in white on blue with a white border.
The registration consists of two numerals and one letter above two letters and one numeral.
Bottom left is a security hologram.
The white on blue plates are issued for mopeds with maximum speed of 25 km/h.


Netherlands

Current moped series since 1st September 2005 in white on blue with a white border.
The registration consists of two letters and one numeral above two numerals and one letter.
Bottom left is a security hologram.
The white on blue plates are issued for mopeds with maximum speed of 25 km/h.


Netherlands

Current moped series since 1st September 2005 in white on blue with a white border.
The registration consists of two letters and one numeral above two numerals and one letter.
In the centre of the plate is a security hologram.
The white on blue plates are issued for mopeds with maximum speed of 25 km/h.


Netherlands

Current moped series since 1st September 2005 in white on blue with a white border.
The registration consists of two letters and one numeral above two numerals and one letter.
In the centre of the plate is a security hologram.
The white on blue plates are issued for mopeds with maximum speed of 25 km/h.
This is the original registration where in the middle of the registration is a small 1, indicating a first replacement plate.
This 1 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed.


Netherlands

Current moped series since 1st September 2005 in white on blue with a white border.
The registration consists of two numerals and one letter above two letters and one numeral.
Bottom left of the plate is a security hologram.
The white on blue plates are issued for mopeds with maximum speed of 25 km/h.
This is the original registration where top right of the registration is a small 2, indicating a second replacement plate.
This 2 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed for a second time.


Netherlands

Current moped series since 1st September 2005 in black on yellow with a black border.
The registration consists of two letters and one numeral above two numerals and one letter.
Bottom left of the plate is a security hologram.
The black on yellow plates are issued for mopeds with maximum speed of 40 km/h.


Netherlands

Current moped series since 1st September 2005 in black on yellow with a black border.
The registration consists of one letter and two numerals above one numeral and two letters.
Bottom left of the plate is a security hologram.
The black on yellow plates are issued for mopeds with maximum speed of 40 km/h.


Netherlands

Current moped series since 1st September 2005 in black on yellow with a black border.
The registration consists of two numerals and one letter above two letters and one numeral.
Bottom left of the plate is a security hologram.
The black on yellow plates are issued for mopeds with maximum speed of 40 km/h.


Netherlands

Current moped, replacement series since 1st September 2005 in black on yellow with a black border.
The registration consists of two numerals and one letter above two letters and one numeral.
Bottom left of the plate is a security hologram. Top left is a small 1, indicating a first replacement plate.
This 1 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed.
When it happens again, the number will be 2. This continues until 4. After that a new plate will be handed out.
The black on yellow plates are issued for mopeds with maximum speed of 40 km/h.


Netherlands

Current moped, replacement series since 1st September 2005 in black on yellow with a black border.
The registration consists of two letters and one numeral above two numerals and one letter.
Bottom left of the plate is a security hologram. Top left is a small 1, indicating a first replacement plate.
This 1 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed.
When it happens again, the number will be 2. This continues until 4. After that a new plate will be handed out.
The black on yellow plates are issued for mopeds with maximum speed of 40 km/h.


Netherlands

Current moped, replacement series since 1st September 2005 in black on yellow with a black border.
The registration consists of two letters and one numeral above two numerals and one letter.
In the centre of the plate is a security hologram.
The black on yellow plates are issued for mopeds with maximum speed of 40 km/h.


Netherlands

Current moped, replacement series since 1st September 2005 in black on yellow with a black border.
The registration consists of two letters and one numeral above two numerals and one letter.
In the centre of the plate is a security hologram.
The black on yellow plates are issued for mopeds with maximum speed of 40 km/h.


Netherlands

Current moped, temporary replacement series since 1st September 2005 in black on white with a black border.
The registration consists of two numerals and one letter above two letters and one numeral.
This is the original registration that is proceeded by two small numerals indicating the month of expiry, in this case January (01).


Netherlands

Former moped series, issued until 1st September 2005 in red on yellow.
The registration consists of three letters above three numerals.
At the bottom of the plate is NEDERLAND, followed by the year in red, in this case 2006.


Netherlands

Former moped series, issued until 1st September 2005 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three letters above three numerals.
At the bottom of the plate is NEDERLAND, followed by the year in black, in this case 2005.


Netherlands

Former moped series, issued until 1st September 2005 in blue on yellow.
The registration consists of three letters above three numerals.
At the bottom of the plate is NEDERLAND, followed by the year in black.


Netherlands

Former moped series, issued until 1st September 2005 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three letters above three numerals.
At the bottom of the plate is the year in black, in this case 2005, followed by NEDERLAND.


Commercial series

Netherlands

Current commercial series (< 3500 kg) since 13 December 2012 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letter V and one letter, followed by a hyphen, three numerals, a hyphen, and one letter.
Top left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve gold European stars.


Netherlands

Former commercial series (< 3500 kg) issued between 28th February 2009 and 13th December 2012 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one numeral, followed by a hyphen, the letter V and two letters, a hyphen, and two numerals.
Top left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve gold European stars.


Netherlands

Former commercial series (< 3500 kg) issued between 28th February 2009 and 13th December 2012, two-line plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one numeral, followed by a hyphen, the letter V, above two letters, a hyphen, and two numerals.
Top left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve gold European stars.


Netherlands

Former commercial series (< 3500 kg) issued between 2nd October 2006 and 27th February 2009 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, the letter V and two letters, a hyphen, and one numeral.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve gold European stars.


Netherlands

Former light commercial series (< 3500 kg), issued between July 1998 and October 2006 in black on yellow, with euroband since 1st February 2000.
The registration consists of two numerals, a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen, the letter V and another letter.
This is the original registration where above the first hyphen is a small 1, indicating a first replacement plate.
This 1 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve gold European stars.


Netherlands

Former light commercial series (< 3500 kg), issued between Janury 1994 and July 1998 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letter V and another letter, a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve gold European stars.


Netherlands

Former light commercial series (< 3500 kg), issued between Janury 1994 and July 1998 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letter V and another letter, a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.
This is the original registration where above the first hyphen is a small 1, indicating a first replacement plate.
This 1 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve gold European stars.


Netherlands

Former light commercial series (< 3500 kg), issued between May 1988 and January 1994 in black on yellow, with euroband since 1st February 2000 (remade).
The registration consists of the letter V and another letter, a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
This is the original registration where above the first hyphen is a small 1, indicating a first replacement plate.
This 1 is given when the driver loses his papers or when the plate is stolen or destroyed.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve gold European stars.


Netherlands

Former heavy commercial series (> 3500 kg), issued between 1988 and 2nd October 2006 in black on white.
The registration consists of the letter B, followed by one letter, a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.


Dealer series

Netherlands

Current dealer plate since February 2000 in black on green.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed a hyphen, the letters FH, a hyphen and two numerals.


Trade series

Netherlands

Current trade plate since February 2000 in black on green.
The registration consists of two numerals, above the letters HA (or HF), a hyphen and two numerals.


Temporary series

Netherlands

Current temporary series in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letters BN (or GN), followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
The serials between 80-00 and 88-89 are issued to non-diplomatic embassy personnel.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the 12 European golden stars.


Netherlands

Current temporary series in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, the letters BN (or GN), a hyphen and two numerals.
The serials between 90-00 and 99-99 are issued to private vehicles of International Organizations,
U.S. and Belgian military personnel attached to NATO.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the 12 European golden stars.


Netherlands

Current temporary series in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, the letters BN (or GN), a hyphen and two numerals.
The serials between 90-00 and 99-99 are issued to private vehicles of International Organizations,
U.S. and Belgian military personnel attached to NATO.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the 12 European golden stars.


Netherlands

Current temporary series in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and the letters BN (or GN).
The serials between 90-00 and 99-99 are issued to private vehicles of International Organizations,
U.S. and Belgian military personnel attached to NATO.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the 12 European golden stars.


Netherlands

Current temporary series in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letters GN (or BN), followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
The serials between 80-00 and 88-89 are issued to non-diplomatic embassy personnel.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the 12 European golden stars.


Netherlands

Current temporary series in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, the letters GN (or BN), a hyphen and two numerals.
GN stands for foreigner (Geen Nederlander).
The serials between 90-00 and 99-99 are issued to private vehicles of International Organizations,
U.S. and Belgian military personnel attached to NATO.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the 12 European golden stars.


Netherlands

Current temporary series in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and the letters GN (or BN).
GN stands for foreigner (Geen Nederlander).
The serials between 80-00 and 88-89 are issued to non-diplomatic embassy personnel.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the 12 European golden stars.


Netherlands

Current temporary (provisional ?) series in black on white.
The registration consists of the letters GN (or BN), followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
BN stands for foreigner (Buitenlander in Nederland).
The serials between 00-01 and 59-99 are issued to temporary foreign European non-residents.


Abnormal load series

Netherlands

Current abnormal load series in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letters ZZ, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Special series

Netherlands

Former special series issued until 2007, front plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letters GV, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
The letters GV (until 2007) are used for vehicles in frontier areas.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Netherlands

Former special series issued until 2007, rear plate in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letters GV above two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
The letters GV (until 2007) are used for vehicles in frontier areas.
Top left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Military series

Netherlands

Current military series in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
The letters KV are used for military police since 2001.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the 12 European golden stars.


Netherlands

Current military series in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.
The letters KL and KN-KZ are used for army vehicles.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the 12 European golden stars.


Netherlands

Current military series in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two letters, above two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
The letters KL and KN-KZ are used for army vehicles.


Netherlands

Current military series in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, above two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.
The letters KL and KN-KZ are used for army vehicles.


Netherlands

Current military series in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
The letters LM are used for the Air Force vehicles.


International Court of Justice series

Netherlands

Current International Court of Justice series since 1991 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letters CDJ, followed by a hyphen and three numerals.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL in white below the twelve European golden stars.


Allied Forces Northern Europe series

Netherlands

Former allied Forces Northern Europe series issued between 1992 and 2003 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letters AF, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the twelve golden European stars.
The letters AF stand for Allied Forces.


Netherlands

Former allied Forces Northern Europe series issued between 1992 and 2003 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letters AF, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the twelve golden European stars.
The letters AF stand for Allied Forces.


Civilian vehicles at U.S. army bases in the Netherlands series

Netherlands

Current civilian vehicles at U.S. army bases in the Netherlands series since 2005 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.
The first two numerals denote the year where 06 stands for 2006. On top of the first hyphen is a black star.
The two letters denote the base where SC stands for Schinnen.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve European golden stars without country indication.


Netherlands

Current civilian vehicles at U.S. army bases in the Netherlands series since 2005 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and two numerals.
The first two numerals denote the year where 08 stands for 2008. On top of the first hyphen is a black star.
The two letters denote the base where SC stands for Schinnen.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve European golden stars without country indication.


Netherlands

Former civilian vehicles at U.S. army bases in the Netherlands series issued between early 1980s and 2005 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letter C, followed by one letter, a star and four numerals.


Netherlands

Former civilian vehicles at U.S. army bases in the Netherlands series issued between early 1980s and 2005 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letter C, followed by one letter, a star and four numerals.


NATO Region Central series

Netherlands

Current NATO Region Central series in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letters RC, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the oval NL below the twelve golden European stars.
RC stands for Region Central, AFNORTH.


Netherlands

Current NATO Region Central series in black on yellow, no euroband.
The registration consists of the letters RC, followed by a hyphen and four numerals.
RC stands for Region Central, AFNORTH.


Netherlands

Current NATO Region Central series in black on yellow, no euroband.
The registration consists of the letters RC, followed by a hyphen and four numerals.
RC stands for Region Central, AFNORTH.


German Forces in the Netherlands series

Netherlands

Current German Forces in the Netherlands series in yellow on black.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and the letter D.


Netherlands Forces in Germany series

Netherlands

Current Netherlands Forces in Germany series since February 1975 in white on black with white border.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by three numerals and the letter N.


Netherlands

Current Netherlands Forces in Germany series since February 1975 in white on black with white border.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by three numerals and the letter N.


Netherlands

Current Netherlands Forces in Germany series since February 1975 in white on black with white border.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by three numerals and the letter N.


Other series

Netherlands

Special trailer series seen on Schiphol airport in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by six numerals.
Nothing about this series is known. Many of these were seen.


Netherlands

Special bus series seen on Schiphol airport in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals.
Nothing about this series is known. Many of these were seen.


Netherlands

Airport series from KLM. Restricted to airport only.


Netherlands

Airport series from KLM. Restricted to airport only.


Netherlands

Trailer plate. Not a usual Dutch plate. I don´t know more about this plate.
Could be a Czech plate, illegally spaced ?


Netherlands

Unknown Dutch series.
The registration consists of three numerals, a hyphen and again three numerals.
Further details are unknown.


Netherlands

Illegal license plate. Old trailer series mounted on a car.
The registration consists of two letters, a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen, and two letters.


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