Romania

         

OVAL : RO




Passenger series
Temporary series
Diplomatic series
Ministry of Administration and the Interior series
Provisional series
Public works machinery series
Trolleybus series
Motorcycle series
Moped series
Pictures of the entire code list

Passenger series

Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals and three letters since January 2010.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.
After the first letter is a technical inspection sticker.


Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals and three letters since January 2010.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first two letters denote the county where BV stands for Brasov.


Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first two letters denote the county where AB stands for Alba.


Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first two letters denote the county where TR stands for Teleorman.
After the first letter is a technical inspection sticker.


Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
To the left of the plate is a sticker with the coat-of-arms of Romania.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
To the left of the plate is a sticker with the coat-of-arms of Romania.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.
After the first two letters is a technical inspection sticker.


Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals above three letters.
Bottom left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and three letters.
Bottom left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.
Note the strange spacing of the characters.


Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals above three letters.
Bottom left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first two letters denote the county where IF stands for Ilfov.


Romania

Former passenger series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
To the left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
The first two letters denote the county where CT stands for Constanta.


Romania

Former passenger series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
To the left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
The first two letters denote the county where AR stands for Arad.
After the first two letters is a technical inspection sticker.


Romania

Former passenger series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter (only one letter for Bucharest), followed by two numerals and three letters.
To the left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Former passenger series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter (only one letter for Bucharest), followed by two numerals and three letters.
To the left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.
After the first letter is a technical inspection sticker.


Romania

Former passenger series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals above three letters.
Bottom left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Former passenger series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals above three letters.
Bottom left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
The first two letters denote the county where TM stands for Timisoara.


Romania

Former passenger series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals above three letters.
Bottom left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
The first two letters denote the county where BR stands for Braila.
After the first two letters is a technical inspection sticker.


Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on white, front plate.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first two letters denote the county where SV stands for Suceava.
Note the different lettering style and the absense of the euroband.


Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on white, front plate.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
The first two letters denote the county where VS stands for Vaslui.
This unofficial front plate is probably used to hide the origin of the car.


Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and three letters.
Left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first two letters denote the county where SJ stands for Salaj.


Romania

Current passenger series since May 2007 in black on yellow, hand made plate.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals and three letters.
Left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first two letters denote the county where CJ stands for Cluj.
Note that the yellow colour of the plate is unofficial.


Romania

Former passenger series issued between 1968 and April 1992 in black on white.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by two letters and four letters.
The first two numerals indicate the vehicle type, where 21 (21 to 24) stands for para-statal trucks.
The first two letters indicating the county (same as current system) where CS stands for Caras-Severin.
After the two letters is a technical inspection sticker.


Romania

Former passenger series issued between 1968 and April 1992 in black on white.
The registration consists of one numeral, followed by a hyphen, one letter and five letters.
The first numeral indicates the vehicle type, where 1 stands for cars.
The first letter indicates the county (same as current system) where B stands for Bucharest.
After the letter is a technical inspection sticker.


Romania

Former passenger series issued between 1968 and April 1992 in black on white.
The registration consists of one numeral, followed by a hyphen, one letter and five letters.
The first numeral indicates the vehicle type, where 1 stands for cars.
The first letter indicates the county (same as current system) where B stands for Bucharest.
After the letter is a technical inspection sticker.


Romania

Former passenger series issued between 1968 and April 1992 in black on white.
The registration consists of two numerals, followed by a hyphen, one letter and four letters.
The first numeral indicates the vehicle type, where 16 stands for cars.
The first letter indicates the county (same as current system) where B stands for Bucharest.
After the letter is a technical inspection sticker.


Temporary series

Romania

Current temporary series since May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
To the right is a red band with the year above a horizontal line and the month all in black (January 2014).
The first two letters denote the county where AR stands for Arad.
After the first two letters is a technical inspection sticker.


Romania

Former temporary series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by three numerals.
To the left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
To the right is a red band with the year above a horizontal line and the month all in black (October 2009).
The letter (only one letter for Bucharest) denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.
After the first letter is a technical inspection sticker.


Romania

Former temporary series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals.
To the left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
To the right is a red band with the year above a horizontal line and the month all in black (December 2003).
The two letters denote the county where HD stands for Hunedoara.


Romania

Former temporary series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by five numerals.
To the left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
To the right is a red band with the year above a horizontal line and the month all in black (July 2006).
The letter (only one letter for Bucharest) denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Former temporary series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by three numerals.
To the left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
To the right is a red band with the year above a horizontal line and the month all in black (March 2003).
The two letters denote the county where DJ stands for Dolj. s


Romania

Former temporary series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by six numerals.
To the left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
To the right is a red band with the year above a horizontal line and the month all in black (March 2011).
The first letter (only one letter for Bucharest) denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Former temporary series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by six numerals.
To the left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
To the right is a red band with the year above a horizontal line and the month all in black (December 2010).
The first letter (only one letter for Bucharest) denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Former temporary series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by four numerals.
To the left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
To the right is a red band with the year above a horizontal line and the month all in black (December 2009).
The first letter (only one letter for Bucharest) denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Former temporary series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by three numerals.
To the left is a blue band with the Romanian flag above the oval RO in white.
To the right is a red band with the year above a horizontal line and the month all in black (June 2011).
The first two letters denote the county where OT stands for Olt.


Diplomatic series

Romania

Current diplomatic series since May 2007 in blue on white.
The registration consists of the letters CD, followed by three numerals and three numerals.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps while the first three numerals denote the embassy where 125 stands for Finland.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
After the letters CD is a technical inspection sticker.


Romania

Current diplomatic series since May 2007 in blue on white.
The registration consists of the letters CD, followed by three numerals and three numerals.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps while the first three numerals denote the embassy where 125 stands for Finland.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
After the letters CD is a technical inspection sticker.


Romania

Current diplomatic series since May 2007 in blue on white.
The registration consists of the letters CD, followed by three numerals and three numerals.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps while the first three numerals denote the embassy where 105 stands for Austria.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.


Romania

Former diplomatic series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in blue on white.
The registration consists of the letters CD, followed by three numerals and three numerals.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps while the first three numerals denote the embassy where 150 stands for The Netherlands.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the Romanian flag above RO.


Romania

Former diplomatic series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in blue on white.
The registration consists of the letters CD, followed by three numerals and three numerals.
CD stands for Diplomatic Corps while the first three numerals denote the embassy where 105 stands for Austria.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the Romanian flag above RO.


Romania

Former diplomatic series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in blue on white.
The registration consists of the letters TC, followed by three numerals and three numerals.
TC stands for non-diplomatic embassy staff while the first three numerals denote the embassy where 166 stands for Turkey.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the Romanian flag above RO.


Romania

Former diplomatic series issued between May 1992 and May 2007 in blue on white.
The registration consists of the letters TC, followed by three numerals and three numerals.
TC stands for non-diplomatic embassy staff while the first three numerals denote the embassy where 126 stands for France.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the Romanian flag above RO.


Ministry of Administration and the Interior series

Romania

Former MAI series issued between July 2005 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of the letters MAI, followed by five numerals.
The letters MAI stand for Ministry of Administration and the Interior.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the Romanian flag above RO.


Romania

Former MAI series issued between July 2005 and May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of the letters MAI, followed by five numerals.
The letters MAI stand for Ministry of Administration and the Interior.
After the letters MAI is a technical inspection sticker.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the Romanian flag above RO.


Provisional series

Romania

Current provisional series since May 2007 in red on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by five numerals.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Current provisional series since May 2007 in red on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two numerals and four numerals.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Current provisional series since May 2007 in red on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by six numerals.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first two letters denote the county where BH stands for Bihor.


Romania

Current provisional series since May 2007 in red on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by six numerals.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first two letters denote the county where IF stands for Ilfov.


Romania

Current provisional series since May 2007 in red on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by six numerals.
To the left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first two letters denote the county where PH stands for Prahova.


Romania

Current provisional motorcycle series since May 2007 in red on white.
The registration consists of one letter above four numerals.
Bottom left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Current provisional motorcycle series since May 2007 in red on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by five (?) numerals.
The first two letters denote the county where IF stands for Ilfov.


Public works machinery series

Romania

Current public works machinery series in Bucharest since 2005 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letter B (Bucharest), followed by five numerals.
Left of the registration is a small panel with the coat-of-arms of the city Bucharest.
Trolleybuses in Bucaresti have similar plates.


Romania

Close-up of the coat-of-arms of the city Bucharest used on trolleybuses and public works machinery vehicles.


Romania

Current public works machinery series in Bucharest since 2005 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letter B (Bucharest), followed by five numerals.
Left of the registration is a small panel with the coat-of-arms of the city Bucharest.
Trolleybuses in Bucaresti have similar plates.


Trolleybus series

Romania

Current trolleybus series in Bucharest since 2005 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letter B (Bucharest), followed by five numerals.
Left of the registration is a small panel with the coat-of-arms of the city Bucharest.
Public works machinery vehicles in Bucaresti have similar plates.


Romania

Current trolleybus series in Bucharest since 2005 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letter B (Bucharest), followed by five numerals.
Left of the registration is a small panel with the coat-of-arms of the city Bucharest.
Public works machinery vehicles in Bucaresti have similar plates.


Motorcycle series

Romania

Current motorcycle series since May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals above three letters.
Bottom left of the plate is a blue band with the oval RO in white below the twelve golden European stars.
The first two letters denote the county where IF stands for Ilfov.


Romania

Former motorcycle series issued before May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letters, followed by two numerals above three letters.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Former motorcycle series issued before May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letters, followed by two numerals above three letters.
The first letter denotes the county where B stands for Bucharest.


Romania

Former motorcycle series issued before May 2007 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two numerals above three letters.
The first two letters denote the county where BZ stands for Buzau.
After the first two letters is a technical inspection sticker.


Moped series

Romania

Current moped series in Bucharest in black on yellow.
The registration consists of a panel with the letter B (Bucharest), above a panel with five numerals.
Left of the top panel is the coat-of-arms of the city Bucharest.


Romania

Current moped series in Bucharest in black on yellow.
The registration consists of a panel with the letter B (Bucharest), followed by a hyphen and one numeral, above a panel with five numerals.
Left of the top panel is the coat-of-arms of the city Bucharest.


Romania

Current moped series (outside Bucharest) in black on yellow.
The registration consists of three numerals.
On top of the registration is the name of the commune (Aghiresu), followed by a hyphen and two letters.
The two letters denote the county where CJ stands for Cluj.





Romanian vehicle registration plates start with a group of letters, indicating the county judet of registration, followed here by their main towns to aid location.
Pictures of the entire code list

  • AB
  •       Alba       Alba Iulia
  • AG
  •       Arges       Pitesti
  • AR
  •       Arad       Arad
  • B
  •       Bucharest       Bucurest city
  • BC
  •       Bacau       Bacau
  • BH
  •       Bihor       Oradea
  • BN
  •       Bistrita Nasaud       Bistrita
  • BR
  •       Braila       Braila
  • BT
  •       Botosani       Botosani
  • BV
  •       Brasov       Brasov
  • BZ
  •       Buzau       Buzau
  • CJ
  •       Cluj       Cluj Napoca
  • CL
  •       Calarasi       Calarasi
  • CS
  •       Caras-Severin       Resita
  • CT
  •       Constanta       Constanta
  • CV
  •       Covasna       Sfantu Gheorghe
  • DB
  •       Dambovita       Targoviste
  • DJ
  •       Dolj       Craiova
  • GJ
  •       Gorj       Targu Jiu
  • GL
  •       Galati       Galati
  • GR
  •       Giurgiu       Giurgiu
  • HD
  •       Hunedoara       Deva
  • HR
  •       Harghita       Miercurea-Ciuc
  • IF
  •       Ilfov       Ilfov
  • IL
  •       Ialomita       Slobozia
  • IS
  •       Iasi       Iasi
  • MH
  •       Mehedinti       Drobeta-Turnu-Severin
  • MM
  •       Maramures       Baia Mare
  • MS
  •       Mures       Targu Mures
  • NT
  •       Neamt       Piatra-Neamt
  • OT
  •       Olt       Slatina
  • PH
  •       Prahova       Ploiesti
  • SB
  •       Sibiu       Sibiu
  • SJ
  •       Salaj       Zalau
  • SM
  •       Satu Mare       Satu Mare
  • SV
  •       Suceava       Suceava
  • TL
  •       Tulcea       Tulcea
  • TM
  •       Timis       Timisoara
  • TR
  •       Teleorman       Alexandria
  • VL
  •       Valcea       Rimnicu Valcea
  • VN
  •       Vrancea       Focsani
  • VS
  •       Vaslui       Vaslui


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