REGISTRATION PLATES OF THE

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FORMER ISSUES - STILL VALID

94-HB-65 Repeater plate on a baggage rack. 2000 onwards plate style. This is from the 1977-81 commercial series.

94-HB-65 Close-up of the above.

VH-76-SP Trailer repeater plate. 2000 onwards plate style. Trailers under 750 kg display the registration of the towing vehicle, in black on white. This is from the 1981-94 commercial series.

VR-81-SK Trailer repeater plate. 2000 onwards lettering style, but the plate should have been white. Until 2002 trailers displayed the registration of the towing vehicle. This is from the 1981-94 commercial series.

VX/35-BL Repeater plate. 2000 onwards plate style. This is from the 1981-94 commercial series.

VT-BH-27 Repeater plate on a bike rack. 2000 onwards plate style. This is from the 1994-98 light commercial series.

VT-BH-27 Close-up of the above.

VH-ZJ-91 Repeater plate. 2000 onwards plate style. This is from the 1994-98 light commercial series.

76-BN-JJ Repeater plate on a bike rack. 2000 onwards plate style. This is from the 1998-2006 light commercial series.

76-BN-JJ Close-up of the above.

34-VP-ZD Trailer repeater plate. 2000 onwards plate style. Trailers under 750 kg display the registration of the towing vehicle, in black on white. This is from the 1998-2006 light commercial series.

67/BS-XB Repeater plate. 2000 onwards plate style. This is from the 1998-2006 light commercial series.

73-VHS-1 Repeater plate on a bike rack. 2000 onwards plate style. This is from the 2006-09 light commercial series.

73-VHS-1 Close-up of the above.

90-VGL-2 Repeater plate. 2000 onwards plate style. This is from the 2006-09 light commercial series. In this case it seems that the obscuring bike rack has been raised so that the repeater plate is not really needed.

82-VTB-9 Repeater plate on a bike rack. 2000 onwards plate style. This is from the 2006-09 light commercial series.

VD-240-N Repeater plate on a bike rack. 2000 onwards plate style. This is from the 2012-16 light commercial series.

VD-240-N Close-up of the above.

V-028-GS Repeater plate. 2000 onwards plate style. This is from the light commercial series 2016-19.

V-028-GS Close-up of the above.

V-2/05-KX Repeater plate. 2000 onwards plate style. This is from the light commercial series 2016-19. With the unofficial addition of a euroband sticker.

V-2/05-KX Close-up of the above.

BN-ZG-21 Repeater plate on a moped rack. 2000 onwards plate style. This is from the heavy commercial series 1994-2012.

BN-ZG-21 Close-up of the above.

BJ-BN-45 Trailer repeater plate. 2000 onwards plate style. 2000-02 trailers over 750 kg displayed the registration of the towing vehicle, in black on white. This is from the heavy commercial series 1994-2012. In the heavy commercial series such plates are still possible, for trailers under 750 kg or when a forklift or similar is obscuring the number plate.

MX-61-GR Motorcycle trailer repeater plate. 2000 onwards plate style. Trailers under 750 kg display the registration of the towing vehicle, in black on white. This is from the 1979-99 motorcycle series.

MG/68-SZ Motorcycle trailer repeater plate. 2000 onwards plate style. Trailers under 750 kg display the registration of the towing vehicle, in black on white. This is from the 1979-99 motorcycle series.

ML-GH-87 Motorcycle trailer repeater plate. 2000 onwards plate style. Trailers under 750 kg display the registration of the towing vehicle, in black on white. This is from the 1999-2011 motorcycle series.

MG/VX-63 Motorcycle trailer repeater plate. 2000 onwards plate style. Trailers under 750 kg display the registration of the towing vehicle, in black on white. This is from the 1999-2011 motorcycle series.

WL-81-VV Repeater plate on a forklift obscuring the plate of a trailer. 2000 onwards plate style. This is from the 1988-2000 trailer series over 750 kg.

FN 1 -27-VV Replacement plate for 1978-91 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

FN 1 -27-VV Close-up of the above.

ZD 1 -95-LT Replacement plate for 1978-91 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

1- XL/37-NK Replacement plate for 1978-91 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. The first hyphen shouldn't be there.

XX 1 -NX-86 Replacement plate for 1991-99 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

GD 1 -JT-85 Replacement plate for 1991-99 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

RF 1 -DP-08 Replacement plate for 1991-99 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

ZL 1 -LR-82 Replacement plate for 1991-99 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

26 1 -NR-GL Replacement plate for 1999-2008 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

26 1 -NR-GL Close-up of the above.

15 1 -DS-NK Replacement plate for 1999-2008 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

86 1 -GR-JG Replacement plate for 1999-2008 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

15 1 -TD-JV Replacement plate for 1999-2008 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

15 1 -TD-JV Close-up of the above.

29 1 -NP-RJ Replacement plate for 1999-2008 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. Removing the black colour of the duplicate code is not permitted.

29 1 -NP-RJ Close-up of the above.

11-JG 1 -LD Replacement plate for 1999-2008 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate, but it should have been placed above the first hyphen.

3 35/FL-DX Replacement plate for 1999-2008 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 3 indicates that this is the third replacement plate for this registration.

3 35/FL-DX Close-up of the above.

1 -98/ZG-LB Replacement plate for 1999-2008 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. The first hyphen shouldn't be there.

1 -98/ZG-LB Close-up of the above.

90 2 -GDB-9 Replacement plate for 2008-13 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 2 indicates that this is the second replacement plate for this registration.

90 2 -GDB-9 Close-up of the above.

3 1 -SHV-54 Replacement plate for 2013-15 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

3 1 -SHV-54 Close-up of the above.

HT 1 -016-D Replacement plate for 2015-19 normal series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

HT 1 -016-D Close-up of the above.

64 2 -GB-34 Replacement plate for 1977-81 commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 2 indicates that this is the second replacement plate for this registration. B in second position = Commercial vehicle.

1 12/DB-16 Replacement plate for 1977-81 commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. B in second position = Commercial vehicle.

BS 1 -22-DD Replacement plate for 1981-94 commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. B = Commercial vehicle (1981-88).

BS 1 -22-DD Close-up of the above.

VV 1 -PV-90 Replacement plate for 1994-98 light commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. The first V = Light commercial vehicle.

VV 1 -PV-90 Close-up of the above.

VL 1 -HZ-59 Replacement plate for 1994-98 light commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. V = Light commercial vehicle.

VV 1 -TH-58 Replacement plate for 1994-98 light commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. The first V = Light commercial vehicle.

VX 1 PV-63 Replacement plate for 1994-98 light commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. The first V = Light commercial vehicle. The first hyphen is missing.

1 VN/BT-93 Replacement plate for 1994-98 light commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. V = Light commercial vehicle.

1 VN/BT-93 Close-up of the above.

70 1 -BZ-GH Replacement plate for 1998-2006 light commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. B = Light commercial vehicle (2002-06).

70 1 -BZ-GH Close-up of the above.

53 1 -VV-XL Replacement plate for 1998-2006 light commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. The first V = Light commercial vehicle (1998-2002).

52 1 -VX-PD Replacement plate for 1998-2006 light commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. V = Light commercial vehicle (1998-2002).

1 15 /VS-KZ Replacement plate for 1998-2006 light commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. V = Light commercial vehicle (1998-2002).

1 15 -VS-KZ Close-up of the above.

15 1 /VT-SG Replacement plate for 1998-2006 light commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate, but it should have been placed to the left of the numerals. V = Light commercial vehicle (1998-2002).

81 1 -VJD-7 Replacement plate for 2006-09 light commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

81 1 -VJD-7 Close-up of the above.

6 1 -VSR-86 Replacement plate for 2009-12 light commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

6 1 -VSR-86 Close-up of the above.

VL 1 -627-T Replacement plate for 2012-16 light commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

VL 1 -627-T Close-up of the above.

V 1 -148-VP Replacement plate for 2016-19 light commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

V 1 -148-VP Close-up of the above.

BS 1 -TD-21 Replacement plate for 1994-2012 heavy commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

BS 1 -TD-21 Close-up of the above.

BF 1 -ND-85 Replacement plate for 1994-2012 heavy commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

BH 4 -HV-55 Replacement plate for 1994-2012 heavy commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 4 indicates that this is the fourth replacement plate for this registration.

BH 4 -HV-55 Close-up of the above.

BL 1 -FL-16 Replacement plate for 1994-2012 heavy commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

BP 1 -LT-23 Replacement plate for 1994-2012 heavy commercial series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

BP 1 -LT-23 Close-up of the above.

1 MG/12-DX Replacement plate for 1979-99 motorcycle series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. M = Motorcycle.

1 MG/12-DX Close-up of the above.

1 MP/26-GR Replacement plate for 1979-99 motorcycle series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. M = Motorcycle.

1 MY/11-DS Replacement plate for 1979-99 motorcycle series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. M = Motorcycle.

2 MR/81-YZ Replacement plate for 1979-99 motorcycle series. Since 2000. The small numeral 2 indicates that this is the second replacement plate for this registration. M = Motorcycle.

MR 1/69-FY Replacement plate for 1979-99 motorcycle series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate, but it should have been placed to the left of the letters. M = Motorcycle.

MR 1/69-FY Close-up of the above.

1 MR/JS-85 Replacement plate for 1999-2011 motorcycle series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. M = Motorcycle.

1 MR/JS-85 Close-up of the above.

1 MG/BP-79 Replacement plate for 1999-2011 motorcycle series. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. M = Motorcycle.

63D/ 3 /TN7 Replacement plate for 2005-06 moped series. The small numeral 3 indicates that this is the third replacement plate for this registration. First letter D or F = Moped. White on blue = Max speed 25 km/h.

63D/ 3 /TN7 Close-up of the above.

WX 1 -17-ST Replacement plate for 1988-2000 trailer series over 750 kg. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. W = Trailer (aanhangwagen).

WX 1 17-ST Close-up of the above.

WD 1 -05-NV Replacement plate for 1988-2000 trailer series over 750 kg. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. W = Trailer (aanhangwagen).

1 WZ/84-DN Replacement plate for 1988-2000 trailer series over 750 kg. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. W = Trailer (aanhangwagen).

WH 1 -TP-82 Replacement plate for 2000-08 trailer series over 750 kg. Since 2000. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. W = Trailer (aanhangwagen).

WH 1 TP-82 Close-up of the above.

46 1 -LP-TN Replacement plate for trailer repeater plate normal series 1999-2008. Repeater plates used duplicate codes matching the code on the towing vehicle 2000-08, when they were abolished. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate.

46 1 -LP-TN Close-up of the above.

VT 1 -JG-97 Replacement plate for trailer repeater plate 1994-98 light commercial series. Repeater plates used duplicate codes matching the code on the towing vehicle 2000-08, when they were abolished. The small numeral 1 indicates a replacement plate. V = Light commercial vehicle.

59-XH-JT Temporary replacement plate for 1999-2008 normal series. Since 2000. 09 = Valid until end of September. The month should be on the left.

EH 891 N Private vehicles of Dutch Forces in Germany. This series in use since 1975. Former plate style. N = Netherlands Forces in Germany.

EC/266 N Private vehicles of Dutch Forces in Germany. This series in use since 1975. Former plate style. N = Netherlands Forces in Germany. This is a caravan displaying the registration of the towing vehicle.


OBSOLETE LICENSE PLATES - NO LONGER VALID

SF-43-PR Normal series 1978-91. 1977-2000 plate style. No coding.

NN-58-BB Normal series 1978-91. 1977-2000 plate style. No coding.

PL/75-GS Normal series 1978-91. 1977-2000 plate style. No coding. This is a trailer displaying the registration of the towing vehicle.

GT-ZH-65 Normal series 1991-99. 1977-2000 plate style. No coding.

TB-FJ-83 Normal series 1991-99. 1977-2000 plate style. No coding. With the unofficial addition of a euroband.

FB/HV-66 Normal series 1991-99. 1977-2000 plate style. No coding. This is a trailer displaying the registration of the towing vehicle.

36-DB-VH Normal series 1999-2008. 1977-2000 plate style. No coding.

58/DD-RR Normal series 1999-2008. 1977-2000 plate style. No coding.

GB-83-21 Commercial series 1968-74. 1951-76 lettering style. Remade on yellow plates, optional since 1975. B in second position = Commercial vehicle.

07-81-JB Commercial series 1974-77. 1977-2000 plate style. B in last position = Commercial vehicle.

68-UB-41 Commercial series 1977-81. 1977-2000 plate style. B in second position = Commercial vehicle.

84-GB-87 Commercial series 1977-81. 1977-2000 plate style. B in second position = Commercial vehicle.

53/DB-60 Commercial series 1977-81. 1977-2000 plate style. B in second position = Commercial vehicle.

VF-25-YP Commercial series 1981-94. 1977-2000 plate style. V = Commercial vehicle (1988-94).

VR/37-HV Commercial series 1981-94. 1977-2000 plate style. V = Commercial vehicle (1988- 94). This is a trailer displaying the registration of the towing vehicle.

BB-SH-11 Heavy commercial series (> 3500 kg) since 1994. 1977-2000 plate style. The first B = Heavy commercial vehicle.

VX-JF-74 Light commercial series (< 3500 kg) 1994-98. 1977-2000 plate style. V = Light commercial vehicle.

VT-LB-18 Light commercial series (< 3500 kg) 1994-98. 1977-2000 plate style. V = Light commercial vehicle. The repeater plate is in the former style, now illegal.

VT-LB-18 Close-up of the above showing parts of the europlate hidden by the bikes.

VG-VZ/96 Light commercial series (< 3500 kg) 1994-98. 1977-2000 plate style. The first V = Light commercial vehicle.

39-VB-TN Light commercial series (< 3500 kg) 1998-2006. 1977-2000 plate style. V = Light commercial vehicle (1998-2001).

27/VD-XR Light commercial series (< 3500 kg) 1998-2006. 1977-2000 plate style. V = Light commercial vehicle (1998-2001).

VR7/859 Motorcycle series 1951-79. 1977-2000 plate style. Certain letter combinations reserved for this series.

ML8/1BF Motorcycle series 1979-99. M = Motorcycle.

MP5/6FJ Motorcycle series 1979-99. M = Motorcycle.

MR/65-NJ Motorcycle series 1979-99. M = Motorcycle. Unofficial format. Should have been like the one above.

AF-JM-85 Private vehicles of Allied Forces Northern Europe series 1992-2003. 1992-2000 plate style. AF = Allied Forces.

AF-MP-18 Private vehicles of Allied Forces Northern Europe series 1992-2003. Small size. 1992- 2003 plate style (no euroband on small size plates). AF = Allied Forces.

AF-KG-49 Private vehicles of Allied Forces Northern Europe series 1992-2003. 2000-03 plate style. AF = Allied Forces.

RC 6849 NATO Central Region series. Pre-1998 plate style. RC = Région Centrale.

CD-26-80 Diplomatic series since 1991. 1977-2000 plate style. CD = Corps Diplomatique. No country coding.

XSV/021 Moped series 1966-2005 (still used for invalid carriages). Annual plates, this is the 1997 issue. No coding.

XTP/151 Moped series 1966-2005 (still used for invalid carriages). Annual plates, this is the 1998 issue. No coding.

XTP/151 Close-up of the above.

XBD/431 Moped series 1966-2005 (still used for invalid carriages). Annual plates, this is the 1999 issue. No coding.

ZNV/149 Moped series 1966-2005 (still used for invalid carriages). Annual plates, this is the 2000 issue. No coding.

TQD/706 Moped series 1966-2005 (still used for invalid carriages). Annual plates, this is the 2001 issue. No coding.

WSN/789 Moped series 1966-2005 (still used for invalid carriages). Annual plates, this is the 2001 issue. No coding.

WSN/789 Close-up of the above.

BWP/671 Moped series 1966-2005 (still used for invalid carriages). Annual plates, this is the 2003 issue. No coding.

2P-NP-12 Export series 1994-2013 (still used for transit plates). 1994-2000 plate style. Usually only one hyphen in mid-registration. Coding of the date of registration: The first P = 8 (for 1998), N = August, the last P = 24. 24th August 1998. The remainder is a coded serial.

5JR-425 Export series 1994-2013 (still used for transit plates). 2000-13 plate style. Coding of the date of registration: J = 5 (for 2005), R = October, 4 = 4. 4th October 2005. The remainder is a coded serial.

4PM-304 Export series 1994-2013 (still used for transit plates). Hand made plate. Coding of the date of registration: P = 8 (for 2008), M = July, 3 = 3. 3rd July 2008. The remainder is a coded serial.

4PM-304 Rear plate of the above.

3FM 234 Export series 1994-2013 (still used for transit plates). Coding of the date of registration: F = 2 (for 2012), M = July, 2 = 2. 2nd July 2012. The remainder is a coded serial.

3FM 234 Close-up of the above.

9BT 022 Export series 1994-2013 (still used for transit plates). Coding of the date of registration: B = 0 (for 2010), T = November, 0 = 10. 10th November 2010. The remainder is a coded serial.

9BT 022 Close-up of the above.

5FF-M09 Export series 1994-2013 (still used for transit plates). 2000-13 plate style. Coding of the date of registration: The first F = 2 (for 2002), the second F = March, M = 21. 21st March 2002. The remainder is a coded serial.

4J GQ 05 Export series 1994-2013 (still used for transit plates). Coding of the date of registration: J = 5 (for 2005), G = April, Q = 23. 23rd April 2005. The remainder is a coded serial.

Z-65-99 Provisional series 1958-2006. Z = Valid for seven days. The sticker to the left reads "Export NL" followed by the date of issue.

Z-31-42 Provisional series 1958-2006. 2000-06 plate style. Z = Valid for seven days.

T-01-99 Provisional series 1958-98 (province coded). 1977-2000 plate style. T = Noord Brabant. 00-01 - 23-99 = valid for 30 days.

23-56-S Provisional series 1958-98 (province coded), since 1996 sometimes with the letter at the end. 1977-2000 plate style. S = Arnhem. 00-01 - 23-99 = valid for 30 days.

22-56-S Provisional series 1958-98 (province coded), since 1996 sometimes with the letter at the end. 1977-2000 plate style. S = Arnhem. 00-01 - 23-99 = valid for 30 days.

BN-27-72 Temporary series. 1977-2000 plate style. BN = Temporary/ foreigner. 00-01 - 59-99 = Temporary foreign European non-residents.

81-77-GN Temporary series. 1977-2000 plate style. GN = Temporary/ foreigner. 80-00 - 88-99 = Non-diplomatic embassy personnel.

77-GN-12 Temporary series. 1977-2000 plate style. GN = Temporary/ foreigner. 70-00 - 79-99 = Temporary foreign European non-residents.

35-BN-67 Temporary series. 1977-2000 plate style. BN = Temporary/ foreigner. Valid until end of 1996. 00-01 - 59-99 = Temporary foreign European non-residents.

OX-30-40 Semi-trailer series 1963-88. 1963-76 plate style. O = Semi-trailer (oplegger). The elastic band was used for mounting the registration of the towing vehicle.

OF 9796 Semi-trailer series 1963-88. Non-standard plate style. O = Semi-trailer (oplegger).

OZ-62-02 Semi-trailer series 1963-88. 1976-2000 plate style. O = Semi-trailer (oplegger). The brackets were used for mounting the registration of the towing vehicle.

OZ-55-77 Semi-trailer series 1963-88. 1976-2000 plate style. O = Semi-trailer (oplegger). This plate should have been black on white.

O9-11-53 Error plate from the semi-trailer series 1963-88. 1976-2000 plate style. The numeral '9' should have been a letter. O = Semi-trailer (oplegger). The brackets were used for mounting the registration of the towing vehicle.

OD-07-YZ Semi-trailer series since 1988. 1976-2000 plate style. O = Semi-trailer (oplegger). The brackets were used for mounting the registration of the towing vehicle.

OD-59-XG Semi-trailer series since 1988. This is made in former style German lettering. O = Semi- trailer (oplegger). The brackets were used for mounting the registration of the towing vehicle.

OB 84 NV Semi-trailer series since 1988. This is a replacement plate made in former Norwegian style lettering. O = Semi-trailer (oplegger). The brackets were used for mounting the registration of the towing vehicle.

OB 56 YL Semi-trailer series since 1988. This is a replacement plate made in 2002-06 Norwegian style lettering. O = Semi-trailer (oplegger). The brackets were used for mounting the registration of the towing vehicle.

OF-70-SV Semi-trailer series since 1988. 2000-02 plate style. O = Semi-trailer (oplegger). The brackets were used for mounting the registration of the towing vehicle.

35/WT-14/09 "Fino" trailer series 1972-2006. W = Trailer (aanhangwagen), 1983-88 format. 09 = Weight 851-950 kg.

OB/23-SP/84 "Fino" trailer series 1972-2006. O = Semi-trailer (oplegger), 1988 onwards format. 84 = Weight 8351-8450 kg.

OB/38-PS/XX "Fino" trailer series 1972-2006. O = Semi-trailer (oplegger), 1988 onwards format. XX = Weight over 31950 kg.

MB 393 N Private vehicles of Dutch Forces in Germany. This series in use since 1975. MB (1980- 2001) = Met belasting (tax paid), for personnel resident in the Netherlands. Three numerals until 1998. N = Netherlands Forces in Germany.


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