Vehicle registration plates of Myanmar

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A private vehicle plate. Two numbers have been redacted to protect the owner's identity.

Vehicle registrations of Burma started before 1996.

A commercial vehicle plate. Two numbers have been redacted to protect the owner's identity.

The current plates contain a three letter regional code (such as YGN for Yangon) above a six character alphanumeric serial number. As of 2015, new plates are now fully written in Latin characters, although older plates with all Burmese characters are still common, particularly on older vehicles. There are several types of license plates in Myanmar, colored and sized differently depending on vehicle and service as shown in the table below.

Regional Codes
City/Region Code Former (Burmese)
Yangon YGN 9D/3041
Mandalay MDY
Shan State SHN
Sagaing SGG

Vehicle types[edit]

Vehicle types[1]
Type Example Meaning
Private
YGN

2I-9715

Three Wheel Taxi
Dealer
Pedal Rickshaw
Tourist Vehicle
Bus/Taxi
YGN

AE-1906

Diplomatic
ဏ = Diplomatic

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