Spain

         

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Passenger series
Historical series
Temporary tourist series
Trailer series
Motorcycle series
Diplomatic series
Provisional series
Trade series
Used vehicle dealer series
Official series
Special series
Tractor and construction series
Moped series
Other series
Pictures of the entire code list

Passenger series

Spain

Current passenger series since 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of four numerals followed by three letters. A, E, I, O, Q, U are not used.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.


Spain

Current passenger series since 2000 two-line plate in black on white.
The registration consists of four numerals above three letters. A, E, I, O, Q, U are not used.
Top left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.


Spain

Current passenger series since 2000 in black on white, smaller size plate.
The registration consists of four numerals followed by three letters. A, E, I, O, Q, U are not used.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.


Spain

Current passenger series since 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of four numerals followed by three letters. A, E, I, O, Q, U are not used.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.
Note the Catalan euroband right of the registration.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a period, four numerals, a period and one letter.
To the left of the plate is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.
The first letter indicates the province where J stands for Jaen.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by four numerals and one letter, no hyphens used.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.
The first letter denotes the province where L stands for Lerida.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by four numerals and two letters, no hyphens used.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.
The first letter denotes the province where V stands for Valencia.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by four numerals and two letters, no hyphens used.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.
The first letter denotes the province where B stands for Barcelona.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals and one letter, no hyphens used.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval.
The first two letters denote the province where CE stands for Ceuta in Northern Africa.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals and two letters, no hyphens used.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.
The first two letters denote the province where MA stands for Malaga.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals and two letters, no hyphens used.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.
The first letter denotes the province where GI stands for Gerona since 1991.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one letter, above four numerals.
Top left of the plate is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.
The first letter indicates the province where H stands for Huelva.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by one letter, above four numerals.
Top left of the plate is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.
The first letter indicates the province where P stands for Palencia.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by two letters, above four numerals.
Top left of the plate is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.
The first letter indicates the province where B stands for Barcelona.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two letters, above four numerals.
The first two letters denote the province where TF stands for Tenerife.
Top left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a period, four numerals, a period and one letter.
The first letter denotes the province where L stands for Lerida.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a period, four numerals, a period and two letters.
The first letter denotes the province where O stands for Oviedo.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, four numerals, a hyphen and one letter.
The first two letters denote the province where LO stands for Logroño & La Rioja.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, four numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
The first two letters denote the province where AL stands for Almeria.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by four numerals and two letters, no hyphens used.
The first two letters denote the province where MU stands for Murcia.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a hyphen, two letters, above four numerals.
The first letter denotes the province where A stands for Alicante.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen and two letters, above four numerals.
The first two letters denote the province where TF stands for Tenerife.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, four numerals, a hyphen and one letter.
The first two letters denote the province where LU stands for Lugo.
The smaller lettering style was issued between 1972 and 1987.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, four numerals, a hyphen and one letter.
The first two letters denote the province where TF stands for Tenerife.
The smaller lettering style was issued between 1972 and 1987.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, four numerals, a hyphen and one letter.
The first two letters denote the province where TF stands for Tenerife.
The smaller lettering style was issued between 1972 and 1987.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, one letter above four numerals.
The first two letters denote the province where TF stands for Tenerife.
The smaller lettering style was issued between 1972 and 1987.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by four numerals and one letter.
The first letter denotes the province where B stands for Barcelona.
The smaller lettering style was issued between 1972 and 1987.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a hyphen, one letter above four numerals.
The first letter denotes the province where B stands for Barcelona.
The smaller lettering style was issued between 1972 and 1987.


Serbia

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000, smaller size plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a hyphen, two letters, above four numerals.
The first letter denotes the province where B stands for Barcelona.
The smaller lettering style was issued between 1972 and 1987.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a hyphen, four numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
The first letter denotes the province where B stands for Barcelona.
Left of the plate is an unofficial euroband sticker with the letters CAT (Catalunia) below the twelve golden European stars.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a hyphen, four numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
The first letter denotes the province where B stands for Barcelona.
After the first letter is an unofficial euroband sticker with the letters CAT (Catalunia) below the twelve golden European stars.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a hyphen, four numerals, a hyphen and two letters.
The first letter denotes the province where M stands for Madrid.
After the first letter is an unofficial euroband sticker with the letters E below the twelve golden European stars.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1900 and 1971 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a hyphen and six numerals.
The first letter denotes the province where M stands for Madrid.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1900 and 1971 two-line plate in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a hyphen and three numerals, above three numerals.
The first letter denotes the province where M stands for Madrid.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1900 and 1971 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen and five numerals.
The first two letters denote the province where TF stands for Tenerife.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1900 and 1971 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen and five numerals.
The first two letters denote the province where TF stands for Tenerife.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1900 and 1971 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen and two numerals above three numerals.
The first two letters denote the province where TF stands for Tenerife.


Spain

Current passenger series since 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of four numerals, followed by three letters. A, E, I, O, Q, U are not used.
Special about this is that there is no mandatory euroband on this plate.
Also the style of letters is not normal.


Spain

Former passenger series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of four numerals above two letters and two letters.
Top left of the plate is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.
The first two letters indicate the province where GR stands for Granada.
Note that the numerals are at the top of the plate, which is very unusual (unofficial ?).


Historical series

Spain

Current historical series since July 1999 in black on white.
The registration consists the prefix letter H, four numerals and three letters, starting from BBB.


Temporary tourist series

Spain

Current temporary tourist series since July 1999 in black on white.
The registration consists of the prefix letter T, four numerals and three letters, starting from BBB.
At the right is a red band with the month indicated in Roman numerals above the last two digits of the year.
In this case June 2003.


Spain

Current temporary tourist series since July 1999 in black on white.
The registration consists of the prefix letter T, four numerals and three letters, starting from BBB.
At the right is a red band with the month indicated in Roman numerals above the last two digits of the year.
In this case December 2007.


Spain

Current temporary tourist series since July 1999 in black on white.
The registration consists of the prefix letter T, four numerals and three letters, starting from BBB.
At the right is a red band with the month indicated in Roman numerals below the last two digits of the year.
In this case September 2010.
Note that officially the month should be above the year unlike this one.


Spain

Former temporary tourist series issued between July 1963 and July 1999 in black on white.
The registration consists of one numeral, followed by a hyphen, two letters, a hyphen and four numerals.
The two letters denote the province where PM stands for Palma de Mallorca and the Balearic Islands.
Right of the plate is an unofficial blue sticker with the twelve golden European stars.


Trailer series

Spain

Current trailer series issued since September 2000 in black on red.
The registration consists of the letter R (remolque), followed by four numerals and three letters. A, E, I, O, Q, U are not used.


Spain

Former trailer series issued between 1972 and September 2000 in black on red.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a hyphen, five numerals, a hyphen and the letter R (remolque).
The first two letters denote the province where A stands for Alicante.


Spain

Former trailer series issued between 1972 and September 2000 in black on red.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a hyphen, five numerals, a hyphen and the letter R (remolque).
The first two letters denote the province where L stands for Lérida.


Spain

Former trailer series issued between 1972 and September 2000 in black on red.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by five numerals and the letter R (remolque).
The first two letters denote the province where T stands for Tarragona.


Spain

Former trailer series issued between 1972 and September 2000 in black on red.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a hyphen, five numerals, a hyphen and the letter R (remolque).
The first two letters denote the province where T stands for Tarragona.


Spain

Former trailer series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on red.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by five numerals and the letter R (remolque).
The first two letters denote the province where NA stands for Navarra.


Spain

Former trailer series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on red.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, five numerals, a hyphen and the letter R (remolque).
The first two letters denote the province where AB stands for Albacete.


Motorcycle series

Spain

Current motorcycle series issued between 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of four numerals above three letters. A, E, I, O, Q, U are not used.
Top left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.


Spain

Current motorcycle series issued between 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of four numerals above three letters. A, E, I, O, Q, U are not used.
Top left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.
Note the Catalan flag below the euroband.


Spain

Former motorcycle series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letters, followed by two letters, above four numerals.
The first letter denotes the province where T stands for Tarragona.
Top left of the plate is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.


Spain

Former motorcycle series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by two letters, above four numerals.
The first two letters denote the province where TF stands for Tenerife.
Top left of the plate is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.


Spain

Former motorcycle series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a period and two letters, above four numerals.
The first two letters denote the province where GI stands for Gerona since 1991.


Spain

Former motorcycle series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen and two letters, above four numerals.
The first two letters denote the province where GE stands for Gerona before 1991.


Spain

Former motorcycle series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a period and two letters, above four numerals.
The first letter denotes the province where B stands for Barcelona.


Spain

Former motorcycle series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a hyphen and two letters, above four numerals.
The first letter denotes the province where B stands for Barcelona.


Spain

Former motorcycle series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen and one letter, above four numerals.
The first two letters denote the province where LU stands for Lugo.


Spain

Former motorcycle series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a period, one letter, above four numerals.
The first letter denotes the province where S stands for Sevilla.


Spain

Former motorcycle series issued between 1972 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a period, one letter, above four numerals.
The first letter denotes the province where B stands for Barcelona.


Spain

Former motorcycle series issued between 1900 and 1971 in black on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, above three numerals.
The first two letters denote the province where VA stands for Valladolid.


Serbia

Former motorcycle front plate issued between 1971 and 2000 in black on white.
The registration consists of one letter, followed by a period, four numerals, a period one two letters.
The first letter denotes the province where B stands for Barcelona.


Diplomatic series

Spain

Current diplomatic series issued since 1999 in white on red.
The registration consists of the letters CD, followed by two numerals and three numerals.
The first two numerals indicate the embassy where 86 stands for Luxemburg.


Spain

Current diplomatic series issued since 1999 in white on red.
The registration consists of the letters CD, followed by two numerals and three numerals.
The first two numerals indicate the embassy where 63 stands for Portugal.


Spain

Former diplomatic series issue between 1977 and 1999 in white on red.
The registration consists of the letters CD, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
The first two numerals indicate the embassy where 27 stands for USA.


Spain

Former diplomatic series issue between 1977 and 1999 in white on red.
The registration consists of the letters CD, followed by a hyphen, two numerals, a hyphen and two numerals.
The first two numerals indicate the embassy where 55 stands for Norway.


Spain

Current consular corps series since 1999 in white on green.
The registration consists of the letters CC, followed by two numerals and three numerals.
The first two numerals indicate the embassy where 38 stands for Hungary.


Spain

Current consular corps series since 1999 in white on green.
The registration consists of the letters CC, followed by two numerals and two numerals.
The first two numerals indicate the embassy where 10 stands for Brazil.


Spain

Current consular corps series since 1999 in white on green.
The registration consists of the letters CC, followed by one numeral and three numerals.
The first two numerals indicate the embassy where 2 stands for Germany.


Spain

Current consular corps series since 1999 in white on green.
The registration consists of the letters CC, followed by one numeral and three numerals.
To the left is a blue euroband with the oval E, in white, below the twelve golden European stars.
The first numeral indicates the embassy where 2 stands for Germany.


Spain

Current International Organizations series issued since 1999 in white on blue.
The registration consists of the letters OI, followed by three numerals and three numerals.
The first three numerals indicate the embassy where 300 is an unknown code.


Spain

Current diplomatic series since 1999 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of the letters TA, followed by two numerals and three numerals.
The letters TA stands for Technical and Administrative staff.
The first two numerals indicate the embassy where 57 stands for the Netherlands.


Provisional series

Spain

Current provisional series since 1999 in white on green.
The registration consists of the prefix letter P, four numerals and three letters, starting from BBB.


Spain

Current provisional series since 1999 in white on green.
The registration consists of the prefix letter P, four numerals and three letters, starting from BBB.


Trade series

Spain

Current trade plate series for new vehicle dealers since 1999 in white on red.
The registration consists of the letter S, followed by four numerals and three letters (BBB to ZZZ).
There is a white date band at the right hand side showing the month in Roman above the year (VI June, 2015).
Note that this front plate has a different expiry date than the following rear plate.


Spain

Current trade plate series for new vehicle dealers since 1999 in white on red.
The registration consists of the letter S, followed by four numerals and three letters (BBB to ZZZ).
There is a white date band at the right hand side showing the month in Roman above the year (X October, 2005).
Note that this rear plate has a different expiry date than the previous front plate.


Spain

Current trade plate series for new vehicle dealers since 1999 in white on red.
The registration consists of the letter S, followed by four numerals and three letters (BBB to ZZZ).
There is a white date band at the right hand side showing the day and month in Roman above the year (01 February 2004).


Used vehicle dealer series

Spain

Current used vehicle dealer series since 1999 in white on red.
The registration consists of the letter V, followed by four numerals and three letters, starting from BBB.
There is a white date band at the right hand side showing the month in Roman above the year (XI November, 2007).


Official series

Serbia

Current official series since 2008 in black on white.
The registration consists of the letters CNP, followed by four numerals and two letters.
The letters CNP stand for National Police (Cuerpo Nacional de Policia).
The letter A denotes a purchased vehicle while the letter F denotes 2003.
The first numeral 3 denotes minibuses or patrol vans.
Left of the registration is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.


Spain

Current official series in black on white, DGP since 1986.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by four numerals and two letters.
The first three letters denote the official body where DGP stands for Direccion-General de Policia.
Left of the plate is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.


Spain

Current official series in black on white, DGP since 1986.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by a hyphen, four numerals, a hyphen and one letter.
The first three letters denote the official body where DGP stands for Direccion-General de Policia.


Spain

Current official series in black on white, MMA since 2000.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by five numerals.
The first three letters denote the official body where MMA stands for Ministry of the environment (Ministerio de Medio Amiente).
Left of the plate is a blue euroband with the twelve golden European stars above the E oval in white.


Spain

Current official series in black on white.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by a hyphen, four numerals, a hyphen and one letter.
The first three letters denote the official body where PGC stands for Guardia Civil.


Spain

Current official series in black on white.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by a hyphen, four numerals, a hyphen and one letter.
The first three letters denote the official body where PGC stands for Guardia Civil.


Serbia

Current official (Cataluña only) series in black on white.
The registration consists of the letters CME, followed by a period and four numerals.
The three letters CME stand for Cataluña Police (Cos de Mossos d’Esquadra).


Serbia

Current official (Cataluña only) series in black on white.
The registration consists of the letters CME above four numerals.
The three letters CME stand for Cataluña Police (Cos de Mossos d’Esquadra).


Spain

Current official series in black on white, PME since 1999.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by a hyphen, four numerals, a hyphen and one letter.
The first three letters denote the official body where PME stands for Parque móvil del Estado (Government Ministries).
The bad quality of this picture is due to the fact that I took this picture through my binoculars.


Spain

Former official series in black on white, issued before 2000.
The registration consists of three letters, followed by a hyphen and five numerals.
The first three letters denote the official body where MOP stands for Ministry of the Public works.


Special series

Spain

Current special vehicle series since 1999 in red on white.
The registration consists of the letter E followed by four numerals above three letters.


Spain

Current special vehicle series since 1999 in red on white.
The registration consists of the letter E followed by four numerals above three letters.


Spain

Current special vehicle series since 1999 in red on white.
The registration consists of the letter E followed by four numerals above three letters.


Tractor and construction series

Spain

Former tractor and construction series issued before 1999 in red on white.
The registration consists of two letters, followed by a hyphen and two letters, above five numerals.
The first two letters indicate the province where GR stands for Granada.
The letters VE stand for vehiculo excepcional.


Moped series

Spain

Current moped series since 1999 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter and one numeral, above three numerals, above three letters.
The first letter indicates the category where C stands for normal series.


Spain

Current moped series since 1999 in black on yellow.
The registration consists of one letter followed by one numeral, three numerals and three letters.
The first letter indicates the category where C stands for normal series.
This plate was seen on a small car and uses a bigger lettering style than the moped series. Many like this were seen.


Spain

Former moped series issued before 1999 in black on white.
No real standard and many series present, issued per municipality, in this case Almunecar.


Other series

Spain

Airport series in black on white.
The registration consists of the letters IB (Iberia) followed by a hyphen and five numerals.


Spanish vehicle registration plates start with a group of one or two letters, indicating the district of registration:
Pictures of the entire code list

  • A
  •       Alicante
  • AB
  •       Albacete
  • AL
  •       Almeria
  • AV
  •       Avila
  • B
  •       Barcelona
  • BA
  •       Badajoz
  • BI
  •       Bilbao & Vizcaya
  • BU
  •       Burgos
  • C
  •       Corunna (La Coruña)
  • CA
  •       Cádiz
  • CC
  •       Cáceres
  • CE
  •       Ceuta (North African enclave)
  • CO
  •       Córdoba
  • CR
  •       Ciudad Real
  • CS
  •       Castellón
  • CU
  •       Cuenca
  • DGP
  •       Police
  • GC
  •       Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • GE
  •       Gerona
  • GI
  •       Girona / Gerona
  • GR
  •       Granada
  • GU
  •       Guadalajara
  • H
  •       Huelva
  • HU
  •       Huesca
  • J
  •       Jaén
  • L
  •       Lérida
  • LE
  •       Léon
  • LO
  •       Logroño & La Rioja
  • LU
  •       Lugo
  • LM
  •       ?
  • M
  •       Madrid
  • MA
  •       Málaga
  • ML
  •       Melilla (North African enclave)
  • MU
  •       Murcia
  • NA
  •       Navarre (Navarra)
  • O
  •       Oviedo
  • OR
  •       Orense
  • P
  •       Palencia
  • PM
  •       Palma de Mallorca & the Balearic Islands (Islas Baleares)
  • PMM
  •       Government vehicle (Parque Movil de Ministerios
  • PO
  •       Pontevedra
  • S
  •       Santander
  • SA
  •       Salamanca
  • SE
  •       Seville (Sevilla)
  • SG
  •       Segovia
  • SH
  •       Western Sahara
  • SO
  •       Soria
  • SS
  •       San Sebastián / Guipázcoa
  • T
  •       Tarragona
  • TE
  •       Teruel
  • TF
  •       Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • TO
  •       Toledo
  • V
  •       Valencia
  • VA
  •       Valladolid
  • VI
  •       Vitoria & álava
  • Z
  •       Saragossa (Zaragoza)
  • ZA
  •       Zamora


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