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Vehicle registration plates of Serbia

Serbian vehicle registration plate, issued since 2011

Vehicle registration plates of Serbia are issued using a two-letter region code, followed by three or four-digit numeric and a two-letter alpha license code, separated by a hyphen (e.g., BG 123-AA or BG 1233-AA).

OverviewEdit

The regional code and the license code are separated by the Serbian shield and a Cyrillic letter combination for the region below. A blue field is placed along the left side edge, as in European Union countries, bearing the ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 country code for Serbia (SRB).

License numeric code contains combination of three digits (0-9), while two letter alpha code is made of combination of letters using Serbian Latin alphabet order, with addition of letters X, Y and W.

The standard dimensions of a Serbian license plates are 520.5 × 112.9 mm.

Issuance of current license plates started on January 1, 2011 and they will be used alongside the old ones during the transitional period until the end of 2011.

Regular license platesEdit

 
Geographical distribution of license plate codes in Serbia
 
Old registration plate, issued until 2011


Following are the license plate codes by region in Serbian Cyrillic alphabetical order:[1][2]

Code Region Municipalities covered by the region
Lat. Cyr.
AL АЛ ALeksinac Aleksinac
AR АР ARanđelovac Aranđelovac
AC АЦ AleksandrovaC Aleksandrovac
BB ББ Bajina Bašta Bajina Bašta
BG БГ BelGrade Barajevo, Voždovac, Vračar, Grocka, Zvezdara, Zemun, Lazarevac, Mladenovac, Novi Beograd, Obrenovac, Palilula, Rakovica, Savski Venac, Sopot, Stari Grad, Surčin, Čukarica
BO БО BOr Majdanpek, Bor
BP БП Bačka Palanka Bačka Palanka
BT БТ Bačka Topola Bačka Topola
БЋ BogatiĆ Bogatić
BU БУ BUjanovac Bujanovac
БЧ BeČej Bečej
VA ВА VAljevo Lajkovac, Ljig, Mionica, Osečina, Valjevo
VB ВБ Vrnjačka Banja Vrnjačka Banja
VL ВЛ VLasotince Vlasotince
VP ВП Velika Plana Velika Plana
VR ВР VRanje Bosilegrad, Vladičin Han, Preševo, Trgovište, Vranje
VS ВС VrbaS Vrbas
ВШ VrŠac Bela Crkva, Plandište, Vršac
GL ГЛ GnjiLane Vitina, Kosovska Kamenica, Novo Brdo, Gnjilane
GM ГМ Gornji Milanovac Gornji Milanovac
DE ДЕ DEspotovac Despotovac
ĐA ЂА ĐAkovica Dečani, Đakovica
ZA ЗА ZAječar Boljevac, Sokobanja, Zaječar
ZR ЗР ZRenjanin Žitište, Novi Bečej, Nova Crnja, Sečanj, Zrenjanin
IN ИН INđija Inđija
IC ИЦ IvanjiCa Ivanjica
JA ЈА JAgodina Rekovac, Jagodina
KA КА KAnjiža Kanjiža
KC KoCeljeva Koceljeva
KV КВ KraljeVo Kraljevo
KG КГ KraGujevac Batočina, Knić, Lapovo, Rača, City of Kragujevac
КЖ KnjaŽevac Knjaževac
KI КИ KIkinda Čoka, Novi Kneževac, Kikinda
KL КЛ KLadovo Kladovo
KM КМ Kosovska Mitrovica Vučitrn, Zvečan, Zubin Potok, Leposavić, Srbica, Kosovska Mitrovica
KO КО KOvin Kovin
КШ KruŠevac Brus, Varvarin, Ćićevac, Kruševac
LB ЛБ LeBane Lebane
LE ЛЕ LEskovac Bojnik, Medveđa, Crna Trava, Leskovac
LO ЛО LOznica Krupanj, Ljubovija, Mali Zvornik, Loznica
LU ЛУ LUčani Lučani
NV НВ Nova Varoš Nova Varoš
NG НГ NeGotin Negotin
NI НИ NIš Doljevac, Gadžin Han, Merošina, Ražanj, Svrljig, City of Niš
NP НП Novi Pazar Novi Pazar
NS НС Novi Sad Bač, Bački Petrovac, Beočin, Žabalj, Srbobran, Sremski Karlovci, Temerin, Titel, City of Novi Sad
PA ПА PAnčevo Alibunar, Kovačica, Opovo, Pančevo
PB ПБ PriBoj Priboj
PE ПЕ PEć Istok, Klina, Peć
ПЖ PoŽega Požega
PZ ПЗ PriZren Gora, Orahovac, Suva Reka, Prizren
PI ПИ PIrot Babušnica, Bela Palanka, Dimitrovgrad, Pirot
PK ПК ProKuplje Blace, Žitorađa, Kuršumlija, Prokuplje
PN ПН ParaćiN Paraćin
PO ПО POžarevac Veliko Gradište, Golubac, Žabari, Žagubica, Kučevo, Malo Crniće, Požarevac
PP ПП PrijePolje Prijepolje
PR ПР PRiština Glogovac, Kosovo Polje, Lipljan, Obilić, Podujevo, Priština
PT ПТ PeTrovac Petrovac
RA РА RAška Raška
RU РУ RUma Irig, Pećinci, Ruma
SA СА SentA Ada, Senta
SM СM Sremska Mitrovica Sremska Mitrovica
SV СВ SVilajnac Svilajnac
SD СД SmeDerevo Smederevo
SJ СЈ SJenica Sjenica
SO СО SOmbor Apatin, Kula, Odžaci, Sombor
SP СП Smederevska Palanka Smederevska Palanka
ST СТ STara Pazova Stara Pazova
SU СУ SUbotica Mali Iđoš, Subotica
SC СЦ SurduliCa Surdulica
TO ТО TOpola Topola
TS ТС TrStenik Trstenik
TT ТТ TuTin Tutin
ĆU ЋУ ĆUprija Ćuprija
UB УБ UB Ub
UE УЕ UžicE Arilje, Kosjerić, Čajetina, Zlatibor, Užice
UR УР URoševac Kačanik, Uroševac, Štimlje, Štrpce
ČA ЧА ČAčak Čačak
ŠA ША ŠAbac Vladimirci, Šabac
ŠI ШИ ŠId Šid

Special license platesEdit

 
Agriculture vehicle plate
 
Moped registration plate
 
Police and fire service registration plate
 
Military registration plate
 
Trailer registration plate
 
Taxi registration plate
 
Temporary vehicle plate

Serbia has numerous special license plates.

  • Agriculture plates consist of regional code, Serbian shield, two numbers and then three serial letters on lower side; on green background.
  • Moped plates have two-letter regional code, Serbian shield, and then numbers; on a yellow background.
  • Trailer plates have a reversed format of the civilian license plates with serial letter first, Serbian shield and then numbers and regional code at the end.
  • Taxi plates have almost identical format of the civilian license plates with regional code first, Serbian shield and numbers and TX as serial letters.
  • Military plates have one letter, an emblem of Serbian armed forces (identical to Serbian shield), and then four numbers.
  • Police and fire service plates have letter П (P in Cyrillic), Serbian shield, and then six numbers; on a blue background.

Diplomatic license platesEdit

 
Diplomatic plate (40-Germany)

Vehicles operated by foreign embassies, consulates, consular and diplomatic staff and various international organizations have been given plates with a distinguishing format of two (or three) numbers, one letter, three numbers, e.g., 12(3)-L-456. Vehicle owned by a diplomat or by accredited non-diplomatic staff carry a plate with characters printed in yellow on a black background while the vehicle owned by a foreign press agency, a foreign cultural representative or by an office of a foreign company and/or its staff, has plates with characters printed in black on a yellow background
The first group of three numbers (123) identifies the country or organization to which the plate has been issued, the second group of three numbers (456) is a serial number. The letter in the middle (L) is denoting the status of the owner.

Code Explanation
A
vehicle is owned by a diplomat - Ambassade
M
vehicle is owned by accredited non-diplomatic staff - Mission
P
vehicle is owned by a foreign press agency or a foreign cultural representative - Presse
CMD
additional oval plate for vehicles used by the chief of a diplomatic mission - Chef de Mission Diplomatique
CD
additional oval plate for vehicles used by a person with diplomatic status - Corps Diplomatique

Additionally, plates have vertically orientated two-letter initials in small letters on the left side (after blue stripe) indicating the city in which they were issued (BG for Belgrade) and two numbers on the right side indicating the year for which they are valid (e.g., 12 for 2012).

Country code Country code Country code
  Russia 10    Switzerland 43   Indonesia 89
  Ukraine 11   Austria 44   Syria 90
  Poland 12   Greece 47   Lebanon 91
  Hungary 14   Turkey 48   Tunisia 92
  Romania 15   Slovenia 50   Morocco 93
  Bulgaria 16   Guinea 51   Ghana 94
  Albania 17   Pakistan 53   Iraq 98
  Czech Republic 18   Sri Lanka 54   Democratic Republic of the Congo 99
  North Macedonia 19   Belarus 55   EU 101
  Israel 20   Nigeria 62 UNWFP 102
  Angola 21   Canada 63 ECPD 104
  Slovakia 22   Argentina 64 EAR 105
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 23   Brazil 65 SEED 105
  Croatia 24   Mexico 66 OSCE 111
  Palestine 25 UNDP 70 ICRC 118
  Portugal 26 UNICEF 70 IOM 119
  Cyprus 29   Ecuador 71 IFRC 120
  United Kingdom 30   Cuba 72 ICTY 121
  South Korea 31   Peru 76   United Nations 121
  Finland 32 UNHCR 77 UNHCR 123
  Sweden 33   Australia 78 EBRD 125
  Norway 34   Libya 79   Council of Europe 127
  Denmark 35   Algeria 80 IFC 128
  The Netherlands 36   Egypt 81 World Bank 129
  Belgium 37   Zimbabwe 82 Customs and Fiscal Assistance Office 130
  Spain 38   Iran 83 UN office 136
  France 39   India 84   Malaysia 137
  Germany 40   Myanmar 85 ICMP 138
  Italy 41   Japan 86   Montenegro 141
   Holy See 42   China 88   USA 144

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pravilnik o utvrđivanju registarskih područja za motorna i priključna vozila, „Službeni glasnik RS”, no. 34, 30. September 1998.
  2. ^ b92.net (30 September 2010). "Nove tablice od 2011, cena 40 evra". Retrieved 30 September 2010.

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