Vehicle registration plates of Guam

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The U.S. unincorporated territory of Guam first required its residents to register their motor vehicles and display license plates in 1916.

The size of current plates is 390 millimeters by 140 millimeters.

Passenger baseplates 1986 to present[edit]

Image First issued Design Slogan Serial format Serials issued Notes
1986 green on reflective white with green map graphic in center Hafa Adai ABC 123
1994 black on reflective white with yellow map graphic in center Tano Y Chamorro Coded by municipality:
  • ABC1234 (variable number of digits following letters)
  • ABC123A (following exhaustion of above format)
Varies by village:
  • ABC 1 to ABC9999
  • ABC001A to present
February 27, 2009[1] black on reflective white with grey latte stone and three red bougainvillea flowers at center Tano Y Chamorro Coded by municipality:
  • AB 1234

Coding[edit]

Passenger, 1994[edit]

On the 1994 base, the letters of passenger plate serials indicated the village of issuance. These three-letter codes were displayed in a smaller font size than was the numerical portion of the plate serial.

Village Code
Agana AGA
Agat AGT
Agana Heights AHT
Asan ASA
Barrigada BAR
Chalan Pago CHP
Dededo DED
Inarajan INA
Maite MAI
Mangilao MAN
Merizo MER
Mongmong MNG
Ordot ORD
Piti PIT
Sinajana SNJ
Santa Rita STR
Talofofo TAL
Tamuning TAM
Toto TOT
Tumon TUM
Umatac UMA
Yigo YIG
Yona YON

On the 2009 base, the letters of passenger plate serials again indicate the village of issuance. These two-letter codes are displayed in the same font size as is the numerical portion of the plate serial.

Village Code
Asan AN
Dededo DE
Hagåtña HG
Tumon TM
Yigo YG

Non-passenger[edit]

On the 1994 base, commercial truck plates were coded by location of issuance, but using a different geographical coding system than for passenger plates. These codes were based on more specific geographical areas or geographical features, rather than political jurisdictions.

Bus, dealer, taxi, and trailer plates were coded only by type, not location of issuance.

Type Serial format Code Location
Commercial Truck 1234ABC (variable number of digits preceding letters) FAP Fort Apugan (Hagåtña)
FSO Fort Soledad, Umatac
MLL Mount Lamlam
PDE Plaza de España (Hagåtña)
TFL Talofofo Falls, Talofofo
TLP Two Lovers Point (Tumon)
Bus BUS 123 BUS all
Dealer DLR 123 DLR
Government of Guam 1234 none
Taxi TXI 123 TXI
Trailer 1234 TRL TRL

Optional types[edit]

Image Type First issued Design Serial format Notes
VeteranUnited States Air Force Blue on reflective white with full-color graphics of the flag of the United States and the flag of Guam. AF 123
Veteran—United States Navy Blue on reflective white with full-color graphics of the flag of the United States and the flag of Guam. N 123

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