A registration number consists of a combination of letters and numbers.

  • The initial letter combination often derives from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office (trafikkstasjon) that has issued it.
  • The number series for cars and lorries runs from 10000 to 99999, but for other vehicles it runs from 1000 to 9999.

Do you need to identify the owner of a vehicle? Send REGNR(space) followed by the registration number to telephone number 2282. The price is NOK 3 per received SMS.

Standard letter combinations
VehicleLetter combination
Electric vehicleEL EK EV EB EC 
Gas-powered vehicleGA
Hydrogen-powered vehicleHY
Embassy vehicle (Corps Diplomatique)CD
Letter combinations
CountyGeographical areaLetter combination
Østfold
  
Hafslund (formerly Fredrikstad)AD AE AF AH AR AS AT AU AV AW DW FL ES
HaldenAA AB AC
Moss AX AY AZ BA 
Mysen AJ AK AL AN AP FN BW
OsloOslo DA DB DC DD DE DF DH DJ DK DL DN DP DR DS DT DU DV DX DY DZ EA ED EE EF EH EJ EN EP ER EU
Akershus   Asker and BærumBL BN BP BR BS BT BU BV BX BY BZ CA CB
Follo BC BD BE BF BH BJ BK
Jessheim CV CX CY CZ CU
Lillestrøm CC CE CF CH CJ CK CL CN CP CR CS CT CU
Hedmark   Elverum HB HC HD HE HA FZ
Hamar FS FT FU FV FX FY FZ FW ET
Kongsvinger HJ HK HL HN HP HR
Tynset HF HH
Oppland   Fagernes JR JS JT 
GjøvikJC JD JE JF JH JJ JK JL JN JP
LillehammerHS HT HU HV HX FB
Otta HZ JA JB
Buskerud   Drammen KE KF KH KJ KK KL KN KP KR KS
Hallingdal KB KC KD
Kongsberg KT KU KV KX KY
Hønefoss JU JV JX JY JZ KA
Vestfold   HortenKZ LA LB LC LD
Larvik LS LT LU LV LX LZ NA NB NC
Sandefjord LY NA
Tønsberg LH LJ LK LL LN LP LR LD
Telemark  Notodden NV NX NY NZ
RjukanPA PB 
Skien ND NE NF NH NJ NK NL NN NP NR NT NU
Aust-AgderArendal PC PD PE PF PH PJ PK
SetesdalPL LF
Vest-AgderFlekkefjordRA RB
KristiansandPN PP PR PS PT PU PV PW
MandalPX PY PZ RC RD
RogalandEgersundRZ SA SB
HaugesundSC SD SE SF SH SJ SK SL
StavangerRE RF RH RJ RK RL RN RP RR RS RT RU RV RX RY RW
Hordaland   Bergen SN SP SR SS ST SU SV SX SY SZ TA TB TC TD TE HW
Odda TS TT TU
Stord TL TN TP TR 
Voss TF TH TJ TK 
Sogn og Fjordane   Førde TV TX TY TZ 
Nordfjordeid UA UB
Sogndal UC UD 
Møre og RomsdalKristiansund UX UY UZ VA
MoldeUR US UT UU UV
SunndalsøraVB VC
ØrstaUN UP BB
ÅlesundUE UF UH UJ UK UL
TrøndelagBrekstadXA XB XC
LevangerXK XL VW
NamsosXR XS XT XU
OrkdalVX VY VZ
SteinkjerXD XE XF XH XJ XW
Stjørdal 

XN XP YW

StørenVS VT
TrondheimFP VD VE VF VH VJ VK VL VN VP VR VS VU VV NW
NordlandBodø YE YF YH YJ FD EZ
FauskeYK YL
Mo i RanaYA YB YC YD
MosjøenXV XX XY XZ FA
NarvikYN YP YR YS
SortlandYU YV YX
SvolværYT YY
Troms FinnsnesZD ZF ZJ EX
HarstadYZ ZA ZB TW
StorslettFK SW
TromsøZC ZE ZH ZK ZL FC
Svalbard ZN FH 
 FinnmarkAltaZT ZU ZV ZY ZW UW
HammerfestZX FF EX
KirkenesZS EY
LakselvZZ CW
VadsøFR ZP ZR LE