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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 2016.

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 70627 70594 24.2.18  
Sarpsborg AE 54198 54193 12.2.18 AD
Mysen AJ 87864 87645 30.1.18  
Fredrikstad AS 55814 55764 19.2.18 AR
Moss AY 36813 35898 9.2.18 AX
Drøbak (Follo) BE 15858 15839 15.2.18 BC,BD
Billingstad (Asker og Bærum) BT 77015 76869 23.1.18 BL,BN,BP,BR,BS
Lillestrøm (Romerike) CF 93360 93308 27.1.18 CC,CE
Jessheim CV 88424 88319 25.2.18  
Oslo DR 44409 44058 23.2.18 DA,DB,DC,DD,DE,DF,DH,DJ,DK,DL,DN,DP
ELECTRIC EK 79206 78070 25.2.18 EL
EX-MILITARY FE 10243 10060 1.8.16  
Hamar FT 59714 59614 9.1.18 FS
GAS GA 11606 11507 22.1.18  
Elverum HB 82849 82787 25.12.17 FZ up to at least 10079 registered by mistake since June 2015.
Tynset HF 28114 27975 6.2.18 HF 90245 registered in 2006. (Photo: Kim Andersen).
Kongsvinger HK 11583 11550 17.2.18 HJ
Lillehammer HT 20918 20821 17.2.18 HS
FB up to at least 10098 (green plate) registered by mistake since June 2015.
HYDROGEN HY 10312 10309 6.2.18 First of the HY-series.
Otta HZ 32614 32517 24.11.17  
Gjøvik JD 82062 82000 17.1.18 JC
Fagernes JR 33000 32871 16.2.18  
Hønefoss (Ringerike) JV 27765 27418 11.1.18 JU
Gol (Hallingdal) KB 47904 47900 15.2.18  
Drammen KJ 34555 34436 29.12.17 KE,KF,KH
Kongsberg KT 95911 95480 29.12.17  
Horten KZ 65194 65034 8.1.18  
Tønsberg LJ 70983 70895 15.2.18 LH
Larvik LS 89928 89818 17.2.18  
Sandefjord LY 82716 82376 3.12.17  
Skien NF 88111 88110 19.2.18 ND,NE
Porsgrunn NN 18060 18054 Late 1980s Obsolete since 1974.
Highest issued at least NN 18126.
Notodden NV 73702 73640 9.2.18  
Rjukan PA 21314 21305 26.10.17  
Arendal PD 61991 61426 30.11.17 PC
Setesdal PL 28427 28359 26.7.17  
Kristiansand PR 46369 46017 14.2.18 PN,PP
Mandal PX 63415 63410 19.9.17  
Flekkefjord RA 47278 47269 10.2.18  
Stavanger RL 29414 28590 3.2.18 RE,RF,RH,RJ,RK
Egersund RZ 41279 40700 16.1.18 RZ 71711 registered in 2006 to a 1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.
Haugesund SD 87555 87211 9.2.18 SC
Bergen SV 88193 88176 23.2.18 SN,SP,SR,ST,SU
Voss TF 31448 31437 15.2.18  
Stord TL 31457 31422 2.12.17  
Odda TS 29048 29015 4.6.17  
Førde TV 93392 93321 15.2.18  
Nordfjordeid UA 37189 37017 3.2.18  
Sogndal UC 30961 30960 31.10.17  
Ålesund UF 79272 79057 11.2.18 UE
Ørsta UN 37542 37511 16.10.17 BB up to at least 10090 registered by mistake since June 2015.
Molde UR 99335 99292 23.2.18  
Kristiansund UX 69305 69170 7.2.18  
Sunndalsøra VB 15454 15444 5.2.18  
Trondheim VH 95122 94737 15.2.18 VD,VE,VF
Trondheim issued from VP 10000 to 10089 because of a mistake by the plate manufacturer in November 2001.
Støren VT 19963 19944 31.12.17 Støren issued some VS plates from August 2006 before returning to VT.
Orkdal VX 44138 44006 21.1.18  
Brekstad XA 19380 19322 30.8.17  
Steinkjer XD 88190 88112 17.2.18  
Levanger XK 26681 26647 9.8.17 XL
Levanger commenced issues from XL 10000, but from 1.1.2002 XK has been used. XL reached just above 36000.
Stjørdal XN 42652 42639 22.1.18  
Namsos XR 65759 65393 12.2.18  
Mosjøen XV 70326 70284 5.8.17 XV 72340 registered in 2011 to a 1972 Dodge Challenger.
FA up to at least 10085 registered by mistake since June 2015.
Mo i Rana YA 69613 69570 25.9.17  
Bodø YF 13187 12868 21.2.18 YE
EZ 10010 registered 11.6.2015 by mistake. Plates up to at least 10173 (green) have been issued.
Fauske YK 23520 23517 30.6.17  
Narvik YN 63025 62765 4.11.17  
Svolvær YT 73361 73092 20.2.18 YT 80000 registered in 2014 to a 1980 Chevrolet.
YT 74142 registered in 2017 to a 1974 Volvo 142.
Sortland YU 47307 47200 31.12.17  
Harstad ZA 19023 19022 19.2.18 YZ
News article about YZ 99999 and ZA 10000.
Tromsø ZH 52305 52009 18.1.18 ZE
FC up to at least 10213 registered by mistake since June 2015.
See news article about FC 10170.
Finnsnes ZD 23631 23630 19.2.18 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 13032 12960 10.10.17  
Storslett FK 14242 14222 29.12.17  
Vadsø ZP 47241 46929 15.2.18 FR up to at least 10029 registered by mistake since June 2015.
Kirkenes ZS 23465 23451 12.1.18 EY up to at least 10009 registered by mistake since June 2015.
Alta ZT 53118 53093 15.2.18  
Hammerfest ZX 23554 23541 20.2.18  
Lakselv ZZ 26583 26582 18.2.18  
Thanks to the following for contributing in 2018: Cato Stenmark, Vegar Norheim, Johan Xt Olsen, Stig Carlsson, Jon Arild Skedsmo, Tore Fagerli, Lars Aage Svendsen, Harald Johansen, Øystein Haaland, Lars Vermundsberget, Frode Samuelsen, Jens Hanem, Helge Fjelltun, Geir Arild Hustad, Rolf J. Eide, Anders Lien, Kim Håvard Andersen, Stein Arild Berg, Erik Einum, Terje Kristiansen and Lars Ihle.
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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