Vehicle registration plates of Serbia
Vehicle registration plates of Serbia are issued using a two-letter region code, followed by three-digit numeric and a two-letter alpha license code, separated by a hyphen (e.g., BG 123-AA).
The region code and the license code are separated by the shield of Serbia 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 plates
According to the new Road Safety Law and bylaw regulations adopted in 2008, 33 additional cities have been introduced as new regions and got their own regional codes. The issuance of new license plates with new regional codes started from January 1, 2011.
Diplomatic license plates
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.
||vehicle is owned by a diplomat - Ambassade|
||vehicle is owned by accredited non-diplomatic staff - Mission|
||vehicle is owned by a foreign press agency or a foreign cultural representative - Presse|
||vehicle is owned by an office of a foreign company and/or its staff - Economie|
||additional oval plate for vehicles used by the chief of a diplomatic mission - Chef de Mission Diplomatique|
||additional oval plate for vehicles used by a person with diplomatic status - Corps Diplomatique|
List of country codes on Serbian diplomatic vehicle registration codes (since 2011):
Additionally, plates have vertically orientated two-letter initials in small letters on the left side 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., 08 for 2008).
Partial list of country codes on Serbian diplomatic vehicle registration codes (1991-2011):
- 10 = Russia
- 11 = Ukraine
- 12 = Poland
- 14 = Hungary
- 23 = Bosnia and Herzegovina
- 24 = Croatia
- 33 = Sweden
- 37 = Belgium
- 38 = Spain
- 39 = France
- 40 = Germany
- 41 = Italy
- 44 = Austria
- 60 = USA (also valid for Bosnian diplomatic plates)
- Pravilnik o utvrđivanju registarskih područja za motorna i priključna vozila, „Službeni glasnik RS”, no. 34, 30. September 1998.
- b92.net (30 September 2010). "Nove tablice od 2011, cena 40 evra". Retrieved 30 September 2010.
- b92.net (2 January 2011). "Nove isprave oko 4.400 din". Retrieved 2 January 2011.
- rtv.rs (30 September 2010). "Registarske oznake za 74 mesta u Srbiji". Retrieved 30 September 2010.
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- Pravilnik o registraciji motornih i priključnih vozila (Serbian)
- Car Transport in Serbia