Flag of Norway

Highest sightings of
Norwegian diplomatic plates

These are highest sightings of diplomatic plates. There is no evidence of separate blocks used for single or double line plates. Apparently these plates are made on demand in the shape needed.

If a plate is lost or stolen, it has become practice to issue replacement plates with a registration ten numbers higher. This has been seen at least since 2014. E.g. CD 43035 was lost and CD 43045 was issued instead. In some cases the replacement plates have been lost and another ten numbers added to the registration, resulting in highs well above where they normally would have been. There are signs that this pracice has ended by 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 1985 style in underlined lettering.

CD   Two highest Date Motorcycle, trailer
USA (discontinued) 10 10427 10423 2.9.01 1020 (20.1.02) - 1017
Argentina 11 11025 11024 21.6.20 CD 11025 replacement plate for 11024.
Afghanistan 12 12018 12017 25.7.17 Embassy opened 2005.
Belgium 14 14062 14059 1.5.18  
Brazil 15 15041 15040 9.8.19  
United Kingdom (discontinued, except for the ambassador's car on official occasions) 16 16265 16213 13.11.16 1605 (16.8.99)
Bulgaria 17 17058 17048 25.7.17 CD 17058 replacement plate for 17048.
Philippines 18 18033 18023 21.10.16 CD 18033 replacement plate for 18023, itself a replacement for 18013.
International Barents Secretariat 19 19007 19006 15.5.19 CD 19001 registered 6.5.2008.
Canada 20 20093 20087 26.3.16 2005 (2.4.10) - 2003 (3.11.06)
Chile 21 21057 21049 18.9.16 CD 21057 replacement plate for 21047.
Colombia 22 22015 22014 29.9.13 Embassy re-opened December 2003.
Cuba 23 23007 23006 9.2.19 Embassy re-opened.
Costa Rica 24 24011 24010 26.4.12 Embassy closed July 2015.
Algeria 25 25016 25007 18.9.16 Embassy opened autumn 2008.
CD 25016 replacement plate for 25006.
Denmark 26 26085 26079 20.1.16  
South Sudan 27 27006 27005 25.8.19 CD 27001 registered 27.7.2012.
European Union 28 28071 28069 12.10.19  
Egypt 29 29061 29058 26.10.18  
Burundi 30 30001   15.6.13 CD 30001 registered 23.11.2012.
Embassy closed 2018.
Estonia 31 31021 31018 17.8.18 CD 31021 replacement plate for 31011.
Georgia 32 32012 32007 3.3.18 CD 32001 registered 4.1.2013
CD 32012 replacement plate for 32002, later replaced by 32006.
Finland 33 33198 33197 12.10.19  
France 34 34240 34237 17.11.19 3406 (JUL.05) - 3405
United Nations Development Programme 35 35006 35003 2.12.19 Since 2004.
United Arab Emirates 36 36004 36003 17.8.18 CD 36001 registered 22.09.2014.
Greece 37 37058 37052 21.1.18 3701 (21.8.99)
Ghana 38 38004 38001 23.8.19 CD 38001 registered 19.3.2019.
International Organization for Migration 39 39002 39001 26.5.18 CD 39001 registered 15.6.2017.
India 40 40042 40041 28.10.17  
Indonesia 41 41072 41071 26.10.18  
Iran 42 42083 42077 9.2.19  
Iceland 43 43046 43045 21.10.16 4301 (16.8.10)
Israel (discontinued) 44 44046 44040 30.12.08 CD 44046 seen on TV. It was the ambassador's car with Israeli flag.
Italy 45 45149 45144 3.3.18  
Iraq 46 46016 46014 26.10.18 Embassy opened 2008.
Saudi Arabia 47 47042 47040 14.10.19 Embassy opened 2011.
Japan 48 48168 48163 16.3.19  
Serbia 49 49044 49043 20.6.20  
Jordan 50 50004 50003 13.10.19 CD 50001 registered 17.10.2017.
Kazakhstan 51 51011 51010 4.8.15  
China 52 52203 52200 23.8.19 Serials ending with 4 omitted since 52064; probably because it is considered a very unlucky number in China. CD 52001 issued in 2018.
Republic of Korea 53 53112 53103 19.4.20  
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 54 54008 54005 1991 Embassy closed around 1995.
Croatia 55 55028 55027 21.6.20  
Morocco 56 56031 56028 10.2.19 5602 (6.11.09)
Mexico 57 57032 57031 24.8.19 Embassy closed July 2002, re-opened 2014.
Myanmar 58 58002 58001 13.11.16 CD 58001 registered 26.10.2015.
Kosovo 59 59001 21.6.20 CD 59001 registered 22.4.2020.
Netherlands 60 60139 60134 10.6.19  
Pakistan 62 62026 62024 27.10.17  
Panama 63 63002 Embassy closed.
Poland 64 64199 64196 17.11.19 6403 (20.9.07) - 6401 (13.10.99)
CD 64715 seems like a manufacturing error. Should probably be 64175, which remains unissued.
Portugal 65 65035 65034 17.1.11  
Palestine 66 66019 66018 21.10.16  
Peru 67 CD 67001 registered 31.10.2019.
Romania 68 68056 68050 21.10.16 6804 (MAY 98)
CD 68056 replacement plate for 68046.
Russia 71 71532 71529 25.3.20 7117 (1.5.11)
Spain 72 72106 72097 5.7.19 CD 72106 replacement plate for 72076.
Switzerland 73 73070 73067 8.8.19  
Sweden 74 74135 74128 30.6.17 CD 74135 replacement plate for 74125.
South Africa 75 75035 75034 16.8.14  
Thailand 76 76030 76029 21.6.20  
Czechia 77 77153 77152 9.8.19  
Turkey 78 78111 78108 30.11.19  
Democratic People's Republic of Germany (obsolete) 79 79020 79019 17.8.90 Embassy closed December 1990.
Germany 80 80338 80337 13.10.19  
Tunisia 81 81018 81014 12.1.19  
Ukraine 82 82013 82011 1.2.20  
Hungary 83 83119 83117 17.9.19 8301 (23.3.04)
Venezuela 86 86024 86023 24.7.17  
Vietnam 87 87026 87016 12.1.19 Embassy opened 2010.
CD 87026 replacement plate for 87016, itself a replacement for 87006 which in turn replaced 87001.
North Macedonia 88 88002 88001 18.1.12 Embassy opened 2010.
Austria 89 89055 89054 5.5.19 8902 (6.6.09)
Slovakia 90 90047 90045 9.11.17  
Lithuania 91 91028 91026 18.3.19  
Guatemala 92 92009 92007 30.11.13 Embassy closed.
Bosnia and Herzegovina 93 93013 93012 30.11.19  
Latvia 94 94027 94026 14.10.19  
Sudan 95 95014 95012 12.8.14  
Sri Lanka 96 96015 96014 12.10.19  
Ireland 97 97013 97012 25.7.17  
Thanks to the following for contributing in 2020: Harald Johansen and Stein Arild Berg.

Have you spotted any higher?
Contact Olavsplates and I will include them in the list.

Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional