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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. New The archive is now updated for end of 2020.

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 74546 74545 15.4.21  
Sarpsborg AE 61666 61575 22.3.21 AD
Mysen AJ 93038 92993 4.3.21  
Fredrikstad AS 64730 64712 3.3.21 AR
Moss AY 43573 43039 3.3.21 AX
Drøbak (Follo) BE 27070 26942 31.3.21 BC,BD
Billingstad (Asker og Bærum) BU 24476 24257 12.3.21 BL,BN,BP,BR,BS,BT
Lillestrøm (Romerike) CH 15738 15677 6.4.21 CC,CE,CF
Jessheim CV 98333 98277 24.3.21  
Oslo DR 93251 93068 15.4.21 DA,DB,DC,DD,DE,DF,DH,DJ,DK,DL,DN,DP
ELECTRIC EC 45474 43114 18.4.21 EL,EK,EV,EB
Nye elbilskilter.
EX-MILITARY FE 10243 10060 1.8.16 FE 10034
Hamar FT 68606 68523 9.4.21 FS
GAS GA 12340 12338 5.1.21  
Elverum HB 86237 86231 25.3.21 FZ up to 10080 (green) registered by mistake June-November 2015.
Tynset HF 29006 28933 13.2.21 HF 90245 registered in 2006. (Photo: Kim Andersen).
Kongsvinger HK 15874 15873 11.4.21 HJ
Lillehammer HT 24777 24632 19.3.21 HS
FB up to 10098 (green plate) registered by mistake in June 2015.
HYDROGEN HY 10455 10441 31.3.21 First of the HY series.
Otta HZ 34025 33937 22.2.21  
Gjøvik JD 89513 89442 15.4.21 JC
Fagernes JR 34187 34154 12.2.21  
Hønefoss (Ringerike) JV 33309 33286 11.4.21 JU
Gol (Hallingdal) KB 51343 51334 27.2.21  
Drammen KJ 52004 51833 18.4.21 KE,KF,KH
Kongsberg KU 11307 11217 5.4.21 KT
First of the KU series.
Horten KZ 67202 67201 5.4.21  
Tønsberg LJ 80844 80697 5.4.21 LH
Larvik LS 94430 94420 3.3.21  
Sandefjord LY 86954 86839 18.4.21  
Skien NH 11111 11006 20.3.21 ND,NE,NF
Porsgrunn NN 18060 18054 Late 1980s Obsolete since 1974. Highest issued at least NN 18126.
Notodden NV 78160 78108 31.3.21  
Rjukan PA 22111 22100 5.4.21  
Arendal PD 70817 70495 5.3.21 PC
Setesdal PL 28648 28585 25.2.21  
Kristiansand PR 60401 60277 14.2.21 PN,PP
Mandal PX 66356 66353 26.8.20  
Flekkefjord RA 48687 48665 19.2.21  
Stavanger RL 53161 53015 12.4.21 RE,RF,RH,RJ,RK
Egersund RZ 44117 44001 12.3.21 RZ 71711 registered in 2006 to a 1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.
Haugesund SD 97248 97247 6.2.21 SC
Bergen SX 20228 20156 15.4.21 SN,SP,SR,ST,SU,SV
Voss TF 32873 32865 9.4.21  
Stord TL 33482 33346 27.1.21  
Odda TS 30032 30020 3.4.21  
Førde TV 97309 97101 3.4.21  
Nordfjordeid UA 39349 39291 1.3.21  
Sogndal UC 32644 32541 23.3.21  
Ålesund UF 90009 89932 5.4.21 UE
Ørsta UN 39585 39566 14.2.21 BB up to 10091 registered by mistake June-November 2015.
Molde US 14265 14249 7.4.21 UR
Kristiansund UX 72351 72225 3.4.21  
Sunndalsøra VB 15939 15927 6.4.21  
Trondheim VJ 25165 24886 10.4.21 VD,VE,VF,VH
VP up to 10089 registered because of a mistake by the plate manufacturer in November 2001.
Støren VT 20929 20921 5.3.21 VS up to 10040 registered by mistake August-October 2006.
Orkdal VX 47139 47118 29.3.21  
Brekstad XA 19919 19889 10.6.20  
Steinkjer XD 90131 90014 26.11.20  
Levanger XK 29480 29298 19.3.21 XL
Levanger commenced issues from XL 10000, but from 1.1.2002 XK has been used. XL reached 36009.
Stjørdal XN 45529 44951 12.2.21  
Namsos XR 69274 69158 28.2.21  
Mosjøen XV 72240 72195 12.3.21 XV 72340 registered in 2011 to a 1972 Dodge Challenger.
FA up to 10085 registered by mistake June 2015-February 2016.
Mo i Rana YA 72324 72268 26.3.21  
Bodø YF 17658 17483 18.1.21 YE
EZ up to 10173 (green) registered by mistake June 2015-March 2016. See news article about EZ 10010.
Fauske YK 24102 24100 13.1.21  
Narvik YN 65335 65181 3.10.20  
Svolvær YT 74763 74557 7.4.20 YT 80000 registered in 2014 to a 1980 Chevrolet.
Sortland YU 49018 48796 17.3.21  
Harstad ZA 21407 21340 20.3.21 YZ
News article about YZ 99999 and ZA 10000.
Tromsø ZH 60066 59862 14.3.21 ZE
FC up to 10214 registered by mistake June 2015-June 2016. See news article about FC 10170.
Finnsnes ZD 26050 25869 25.2.21 ZF
ZD up to 10004 registered by mistake 27.-29.11.2001. After reaching ZF 99999 in May 2004, ZD continued. Square ZD 99069 in 2002-style registered 15.7.2004. EX up to 10006 registered by mistake June-July 2015.
Svalbard ZN 13423 13340 2.3.21  
Storslett FK 14540 14539 23.9.20  
Vadsø ZP 48102 47911 28.10.20 FR up to 10034 registered by mistake June-September 2015.
Kirkenes ZS 24224 24214 9.7.20 EY up to 10020 registered by mistake June-October 2015.
Alta ZT 55810 55638 17.2.21  
Hammerfest ZX 24359 24307 12.2.21  
Lakselv ZZ 32013 31934 19.3.21  
Thanks to the following for contributing in 2021: Cato Stenmark, Anders Lien, Vegar Norheim, Helge Fjelltun, Frode Samuelsen, Jon Arild Skedsmo, Harald Johansen, Kim Andersen, Stig Carlsson, Lars Vollan, Johan Xt. Olsen, Christian Opedal, Thomas Hvesser, Lars Ihle, Jens Hanem, Stein Arild Berg, Jon Arne Steinsletten, Lars Vermundsberget, Tore Fagerli and Morten Westergren.
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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