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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 2015.

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.

    Two highest Date Complete
Halden AA 67711 67629 15.3.16  
Sarpsborg AE 47658 47567 12.3.16 AD
Mysen AJ 84036 83570 22.4.16  
Fredrikstad AS 48349 48348 9.4.16 AR
Moss AY 30726 30507 8.4.16 AX
Drøbak (Follo) BD 97167 97166 27.4.16 BC
Billingstad (Asker og Bærum) BT 43856 43691 27.4.16 BL,BN,BP,BR,BS
Lillestrøm (Romerike) CF 84029 83912 18.4.16 CC,CE
Jessheim CV 80858 80857 29.4.16  
Oslo DP 94899 94552 28.4.16 DA,DB,DC,DD,DE,DF,DH,DJ,DK,DL,DN
ELECTRIC EL 96470 95492 24.4.16  
Hamar FT 53703 53702 23.4.16 FS
GAS GA 11129 11123 26.2.16  
Elverum HB 80436 80434 22.3.16 FZ up to at least 10079 registered by mistake since June 2015.
Tynset HF 27110 26930 12.2.16  
Kongsvinger HJ 98228 98120 3.4.16  
Lillehammer HT 17641 17604 22.3.16 HS
FB up to at least 10098 (green plate) registered by mistake since June 2015.
HYDROGEN HY 10186 10180 4.4.16 First of the HY-series
Otta HZ 31462 31433 26.2.16  
Gjøvik JD 76605 76312 28.4.16 JC
Fagernes JR 31837 31798 13.3.16  
Hønefoss (Ringerike) JV 23759 23601 24.4.16 JU
Gol (Hallingdal) KB 45267 45223 19.2.16  
Drammen KJ 22503 22338 27.4.16 KE,KF,KH
Kongsberg KT 91930 91840 27.4.16  
Horten KZ 63759 63489 13.3.16  
Tønsberg LJ 62495 62463 23.3.16 LH
Larvik LS 85809 85705 22.3.16  
Sandefjord LY 79740 79626 24.4.16  
Skien NF 78485 78321 26.4.16 ND,NE
Porsgrunn NN 18060 18054 Late 1980s Obsolete since 1974.
Highest issued at least NN 18126.
Notodden NV 70697 70610 27.4.16  
Rjukan PA 20721 20644 4.2.16  
Arendal PD 56103 56009 23.4.16 PC
Setesdal PL 28283 28215 9.1.16  
Kristiansand PR 35561 35420 23.4.16 PN,PP
Mandal PX 61624 61512 22.3.16  
Flekkefjord RA 46412 46300 16.4.16  
Stavanger RK 99749 99522 30.4.16 RE,RF,RH,RJ
RL 10000 registered 29.4.2016.
Egersund RZ 38969 38859 7.11.15 RZ 71711 registered in 2006 to a 1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.
Haugesund SD 80213 80212 9.4.16 SC
Bergen SV 71581 71358 28.4.16 SN,SP,SR,ST,SU
Voss TF 30179 30131 20.4.16  
Stord TL 30421 30339 7.3.16  
Odda TS 28490 28441 22.3.16  
Førde TV 89994 89992 21.3.16  
Nordfjordeid UA 35475 35155 22.3.16  
Sogndal UC 29804 29766 12.3.16  
Ålesund UF 70925 70888 3.3.16 UE
Ørsta UN 36501 36320 9.2.16 BB up to at least 10066 (green) registered by mistake since June 2015.
Molde UR 95155 95122 15.3.16  
Kristiansund UX 66902 66822 15.3.16  
Sunndalsøra VB 15067 15056 8.3.16  
Trondheim VH 78302 78221 28.4.16 VD,VE,VF
Trondheim issued from VP 10000 to 10089 because of a mistake by the plate manufacturer in November 2001.
Støren VT 19193 19192 13.3.16 Støren issued some VS plates from August 2006 before returning to VT.
Orkdal VX 42044 42043 19.4.16  
Brekstad XA 19068 19051 30.11.15  
Steinkjer XD 86412 86277 27.2.16  
Levanger XK 25333 25091 3.3.16 XL
Levanger commenced issues from XL 10000, but from 1.1.2002 XK has been used. XL reached just above 36000.
Stjørdal XN 41311 41300 21.2.16  
Namsos XR 62034 61968 28.3.16  
Mosjøen XV 68798 68525 18.2.16 XV 72340 registered in 2011 to a 1972 Dodge Challenger.
FA up to at least 10035 registered by mistake since June 2015.
Mo i Rana YA 68195 68050 28.3.16  
Bodø YE 99094 98968 30.1.16 EZ 10010 registered 11.6.2015 by mistake. Plates up to at least 10173 (green) have been issued.
Fauske YK 23206 23182 16.6.15  
Narvik YN 61318 61239 12.2.16  
Svolvær YT 71902 71614 8.4.16 YT 80000 registered in 2014 to a 1980 Chevrolet.
Sortland YU 45704 45702 10.2.16  
Harstad ZA 17116 17115 11.4.16 YZ
News article about YZ 99999 and ZA 10000
Tromsø ZH 46634 46631 25.4.16 ZE
ZH 50883 registered 12.3.2014.
FC up to at least 10210 registered by mistake since June 2015.
See news article about FC 10170
Finnsnes ZD 21888 21850 14.4.16 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. EX up to at least 10006 registered by mistake since June 2015.
Svalbard ZN 12840 12746 20.12.15  
Storslett FK 14053 14033 19.1.16  
Vadsø ZP 46385 46169 2.2.16 Some FR plates registered by mistake in June 2015.
Kirkenes ZS 22910 22907 14.12.15 EY up to at least 10009 registered by mistake since June 2015.
Alta ZT 51046 50903 9.3.16  
Hammerfest ZX 23103 23058 9.3.16  
Lakselv ZZ 21988 21960 22.3.16  
Thanks to the following for contributing in 2016: Johan Xt. Olsen, Lars Ihle, Kim Andersen, Anders Lien, Frode Samuelsen, Cato Stenmark, Lars Vermundsberget, Helge Fjelltun, Vegar Norheim, Jon Arild Skedsmo, Geir Arild Hustad, Harald Johansen, Erik Einum, Stein Arild Berg, Tore Fagerli, Jens Hanem, Helge Sverre Rønningen, Morten Westergren, Lars Vollan, Rolf J. Eide, Arne Meyer, Terje Kristiansen and Lars Aage Svendsen.
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.

Since 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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