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Highest sightings of
Norwegian license plates

These are highest sightings of normal series plates.
Since 2009 white, green and other colour plates are no longer in separate blocks.
The archive is now updated for end of 2014.

Since 2012 aluminium plates in 2006 style are again used. They are shown in normal lettering.
Plastic plates in 2009 style are shown in bold lettering.
Aluminium plates in 2002 style in italic lettering.
Aluminium plates in 1971 style (reflective since 1982) in underlined lettering.

In a proposal dated October 15th 2013 Statens vegvesen wants to discontinue district coding in favour of a centrally issued series for the whole of Norway (except Svalbard). See høringsnotat fra Statens Vegvesen.

    Two highest Date Complete
Halden AA 66497 66468 30.6.15  
Sarpsborg AE 45166 45024 14.6.15 AD
Mysen AJ 82115 81838 25.5.15  
Fredrikstad AS 45155 44552 14.6.15 AR
Moss AY 28067 27984 22.6.15 AX
Drøbak (Follo) BD 92583 92339 23.6.15 BC
Billingstad (Asker og Bærum) BT 27354 27067 28.6.15 BL,BN,BP,BR,BS
Lillestrøm (Romerike) CF 79764 79602 23.6.15 CC,CE
Jessheim CV 77420 77393 4.7.15  
Oslo DP 75755 75676 27.6.15 DA,DB,DC,DD,DE,DF,DH,DJ,DK,DL,DN
ELECTRIC EL 70632 70564 28.6.15  
Hamar FT 50407 50386 28.6.15 FS
GAS GA 10979 10909 15.12.14  
Elverum HB 79313 79178 20.6.15  
Tynset HF 26930 26889 14.6.15  
Kongsvinger HJ 96732 96646 25.6.15  
Lillehammer HT 16246 16143 14.6.15 HS
FB up to at least 10025 registered by mistake in June 2015.
HYDROGEN HY 10166 10165 6.8.14 First of the HY-series
Otta HZ 31117 31107 18.4.15  
Gjøvik JD 73653 73385 14.6.15 JC
Fagernes JR 31499 31494 14.6.15  
Hønefoss (Ringerike) JV 22223 22187 25.6.15 JU
Gol (Hallingdal) KB 44650 44602 23.6.15  
Drammen KJ 16824 16809 25.6.15 KE,KF,KH
Kongsberg KT 90182 90031 25.6.15  
Horten KZ 63007 62887 14.6.15  
Tønsberg LJ 59699 59584 14.6.15 LH
Larvik LS 84185 83940 14.6.15  
Sandefjord LY 78007 77932 14.6.15  
Skien NF 74132 73843 19.6.15 ND,NE
Porsgrunn NN 18060 18054 Late 1980s Obsolete since 1974.
Highest issued at least NN 18126.
Notodden NV 69423 69313 9.6.15  
Rjukan PA 20463 20413 15.4.15  
Arendal PD 53180 53032 23.6.15 PC
Setesdal PL 28215 28175 2.4.15  
Kristiansand PR 31083 30725 20.6.15 PN,PP
Mandal PX 60250 59654 18.3.15  
Flekkefjord RA 45743 45666 14.6.15  
Stavanger RK 89693 89608 24.6.15 RE,RF,RH,RJ
Egersund RZ 38243 38000 14.6.15 RZ 71711 registered in 2006 to a 1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.
Haugesund SD 76787 76616 4.7.15 SC
Bergen SV 63492 63422 1.7.15 SN,SP,SR,ST,SU
Voss TF 29687 29604 1.7.15  
Stord TL 29753 29686 19.6.15  
Odda TS 28194 28162 24.4.15  
Førde TV 88616 88474 24.6.15  
Nordfjordeid UA 34901 34841 2.6.15  
Sogndal UC 29271 29223 3.6.15  
Ålesund UF 68010 67510 1.6.15 UE
Ørsta UN 35740 35660 12.4.15 BB up to at least 10012 registered by mistake in June 2015.
Molde UR 93582 93547 13.6.15  
Kristiansund UX 65622 65555 9.6.15  
Sunndalsøra VB 14909 14872 6.6.15  
Trondheim VH 71544 71496 1.7.15 VD,VE,VF
Trondheim issued from VP 10000 to 10089 because of a mistake by the plate manufacturer in November 2001.
Støren VT 18829 18795 14.6.15 Støren issued some VS plates from August 2006 before returning to VT.
Orkdal VX 41000 40988 27.5.15  
Brekstad XA 18897 18888 2.5.15  
Steinkjer XD 85680 85612 5.5.15  
Levanger XK 24406 24402 10.4.15 XL
Levanger commenced issues from XL 10000, but from 1.1.2002 XK has been used. XL reached just above 36000.
Stjørdal XN 40666 40554 28.3.15  
Namsos XR 61806 61480 14.6.15  
Mosjøen XV 68247 68173 14.6.15 Some FA plates registered by mistake in June 2015.
Mo i Rana YA 67417 67330 4.7.15  
Bodø YE 98139 98080 16.6.15 EZ 10010 registered 11.6.2015 by mistake. Plates up to at least 10081 have been issued.
Fauske YK 23206 23166 16.6.15  
Narvik YN 60610 60582 21.6.15  
Svolvær YT 71141 71057 12.6.15 YT 80000 registered in 2014 to a 1980 Chevrolet.
Sortland YU 45077 44843 21.4.15  
Harstad ZA 16120 16047 15.6.15 YZ
Tromsø ZH 44563 44559 1.7.15 ZE
ZH 50883 registered 12.3.2014.
FC up to at least 10078 registered by mistake in June 2015.
Finnsnes ZD 21150 21029 2.7.15 ZF
Square ZD 99069 in 2002-style registered 15.7.2004.
Finnsnes issued from ZD 10000 to 10010 from 27.11.2001, probably by mistake. After reaching ZF 99999 in May 2004, ZD continued. Some EX plates registered by mistake in June 2015.
Svalbard ZN 12577 12559 28.7.13  
Storslett FK 13959 13945 13.3.15  
Vadsø ZP 46109 46107 3.6.15 Some FR plates registered by mistake in June 2015.
Kirkenes ZS 22855 22823 18.6.15  
Alta ZT 50318 50254 25.6.15  
Hammerfest ZX 22886 22862 4.6.15  
Lakselv ZZ 20288 20178 30.6.15  
Thanks to the following for contributing in 2015:
Anders Lien, Helge Fjelltun, Cato Stenmark, Harald Johansen, Jens Ståle Hanem, Lars Ihle, Kim Håvard Andersen, Lars Vermundsberget, Geir Arild Hustad, Jon Arild Skedsmo, Vegar Norheim, Frode Samuelsen, Alf-Tore Kirkeli, Ole Jostein Brække, Olav Barhaugen, Stein Arild Berg, Tore Fagerli, Tor-Magnus Lundeby, Bent Guttormsen, Terje Kristiansen, Johan Xt. Olsen, Helge Ullsand, Lars Aage Svendsen, Morten Westergren, Erik Einum and Lasse Johnsen.
Harstad (YZ) jumped from 45925 to 89920 because of a new computer system. Similar situations occured in Setesdal (PL), Stavanger (RH/RJ), Mosjøen (XV), Mo i Rana (YA), Fauske (YK), Svolvær (YT), Tromsø (ZE), Finnsnes (ZF), Storslett (FK), Vadsø (ZP) and Kirkenes (ZS). Skien (NE) skipped around 30 000, Steinkjer (XD) around 3000, Stjørdal (XN) around 4000 and Narvik (YN) around 4000 numbers previously reserved for green plates.

From October 2001 a new centralized computer system is in use. The use of large separate blocks of numbers for green plates has been abandoned and all issues have jumped ahead to the
highest series. For example Harstad jumped ahead from YZ 45924 to the end of YZ 89900.


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