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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 2013.

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 64844 64708 17.6.14  
Sarpsborg AE 42131 41564 15.7.14 AD
Mysen AJ 80031 79860 12.6.14  
Fredrikstad AS 41872 41568 15.7.14 AR
Moss AY 25066 25044 22.7.14 AX
Drøbak (Follo) BD 88328 88319 21.7.14 BC
Billingstad (Asker og Bærum) BS 98061 96993 15.7.14 BL,BN,BP,BR
Lillestrøm (Romerike) CF 75148 75134 17.7.14 CC,CE
Jessheim CV 73729 73614 13.7.14  
Oslo DP 55707 55706 21.7.14 DA,DB,DC,DD,DE,DF,DH,DJ,DK,DL,DN
ELECTRIC EL 43433 42936 22.7.14  
Hamar FT 47046 46854 21.7.14 FS
GAS GA 10863 10857 21.11.13  
Elverum HB 77893 77779 11.7.14  
Tynset HF 26453 26320 25.6.14  
Kongsvinger HJ 95107 95043 21.7.14  
Lillehammer HT 14748 14725 21.7.14 HS
HYDROGEN HY 10165 10164 3.6.12  
Otta HZ 30529 30430 25.6.14  
Gjøvik JD 70387 70370 20.7.14 JC
Fagernes JR 30976 30884 23.4.14  
Hønefoss (Ringerike) JV 20247 20127 12.7.14 JU
Gol (Hallingdal) KB 43754 43671 25.6.14  
Drammen KJ 10361 10304 21.7.14 KE,KF,KH
Kongsberg KT 88292 88103 21.7.14  
Horten KZ 62227 62109 15.7.14  
Tønsberg LJ 55932 55885 15.7.14 LH
Larvik LS 82190 82132 25.6.14  
Sandefjord LY 76672 76417 15.7.14  
Skien NF 68647 68321 8.7.14 ND,NE
Porsgrunn NN 18060 18054 Late 1980s Obsolete since 1974.
Highest issued at least NN 18126.
Notodden NV 67974 67915 4.7.14  
Rjukan PA 20222 20213 4.7.14  
Arendal PD 49554 49499 9.7.14 PC
Setesdal PL 28175 28114 1.7.14  
Kristiansand PR 26037 25485 4.7.14 PN,PP
Mandal PX 59259 59006 18.5.14  
Flekkefjord RA 45071 44811 20.4.14  
Stavanger RK 78120 78057 22.7.14 RE,RF,RH,RJ
Egersund RZ 37530 37366 13.6.14 RZ 71711 registered in 2006 to a 1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.
Haugesund SD 72363 72234 19.6.14 SC
Bergen SV 53620 53428 15.7.14 SN,SP,SR,ST,SU
Voss TF 28935 28901 18.7.14  
Stord TL 29078 29013 12.7.14  
Odda TS 27715 27714 7.7.14  
Førde TV 86797 86796 21.6.14  
Nordfjordeid UA 33981 33834 3.6.14  
Sogndal UC 28524 28501 11.4.14  
Ålesund UF 63601 63040 16.7.14 UE
Ørsta UN 35015 35014 9.4.14  
Molde UR 91907 91859 21.7.14  
Kristiansund UX 64432 64213 30.4.14  
Sunndalsøra VB 14673 14663 14.5.14  
Trondheim VH 62904 62799 21.7.14 VD,VE,VF,VP (1)
Støren VT 18390 18167 25.6.14 VS (2)
Orkdal VX 39903 39871 25.6.14  
Brekstad XA 18697 18693 11.6.14  
Steinkjer XD 85042 85006 25.6.14  
Levanger (3) XK 23436 23077 25.6.14 XL
Stjørdal XN 40211 40199 23.6.14  
Namsos XR 60875 60649 21.7.14  
Mosjøen XV 67784 67780 21.7.14  
Mo i Rana YA 66466 66350 15.7.14  
Bodø YE 96268 96165 2.7.14  
Fauske YK 23016 22977 2.7.14  
Narvik YN 59781 59699 2.7.14  
Svolvær YT 70585 70295 7.5.14 YT 80000 registered in 2014 to a 1980 Chevrolet.
Sortland YU 44310 44101 2.7.14  
Harstad (4) ZA 14976 14726 6.7.14 YZ
Tromsø ZH 42003 41980 18.7.14 ZE
ZH 50883 registered 12.3.14.
Finnsnes ZD 20185 20101 18.7.14 ZF (5)
Square ZD 99069 in 2002-style registered 15.7.04.
Svalbard ZN 12577 12559 28.7.13  
Storslett FK 13912 13898 13.6.14  
Vadsø ZP 45630 45544 7.6.14  
Kirkenes ZS 22608 22387 12.5.14  
Alta ZT 49287 49210 18.5.14  
Hammerfest ZX 22585 22520 23.5.14  
Lakselv ZZ 18016 18014 10.7.14  
Thanks to the following for contributing in 2014:
Helge Fjelltun, Lars Ihle, Cato Stenmark, Geir Arild Hustad, Jens Hanem, Lars Vermundsberget,
Frode Samuelsen, Johan Xt. Olsen, Lars Aage Svendsen, Jon Arild Skedsmo, Kim Andersen, Vegar Norheim,
Øystein Brekke, Stein Arild Berg, Morten Fjellbekk, Øystein Wiig, Nils W. Sørensen, Børge Løype,
Ole Petter Sandvig, Lars Vollan, Bent Guttormsen, Lasse Johnsen, Erik Einum, Harald Johansen,
Terje Kristiansen, John Harrison, Morten Westergren, Arild Gill and Hege Kristin Gynnild.
(1) Trondheim issued from VP 10000 to 10089 because of a mistake by the plate manufacturer in November 2001.

(2) Støren issued some VS plates from August 2006 before returning to VT.

(3) Levanger commenced issues from XL 10000, but from 1.1.2002 XK has been used.
XL reached just above 36000.

(4) 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.

(5) Finnsnes issued from ZD 10000 to 10010 from 27.11.2001, probably by mistake.
After reaching ZF 99999 in May 2004, ZD continued.

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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