Vehicle registration plates of Botswana
Vehicle registration plates of Botswana for normal motor vehicles begin with the letter B, followed by three numbers, followed by three letters. The digits and letters are assigned by a registrar. The three letters will never include the letter Q in order to avoid confusion with the letter O. The front number plates have a white reflective background with black lettering.The rear number plates have a white reflective background with black lettering. Public passenger number plates have a white reflective background with blue lettering in the front and white lettering on blue background at the rear.
Government vehicles all have the prefix "BX", except defense force vehicles which have the prefix "BDF". The front "BX" number plates have a white reflective background with red lettering. The rear "BX" number plates have a red reflective background with white lettering. The "BDF" number plates have a green non-reflective background with white letters for the front and black letters for the rear one.
Diplomatic vehicles' number plates starts with two digits, two letters (CD, CC or CT) and another three digits. These digits are allocated by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
- Road Transport (Permits) Act, CHAPTER 69:03