Vehicle registration plates of Honduras

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License plates of Honduras are issued by the Honduran Secretaría de Obras Públicas, Transporte y Vivienda (SOPTRAVI, the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Living) and identify motor vehicles in the country.

Honduras personal license plate using N Matricula automovilistica Honduras 1999 P AN 6225 Cuidemos los Bosques.jpg
Honduras personal license plate using Ñ

Honduran license plates are white and feature an outline of the map of Honduras in a variety of colors according to the class of vehicle registered. All license plates bear the slogan "Cuidemos los Bosques" along the top, ("Take Care of the Forests" in English) and "Honduras, C.A." along the bottom. They are the same size as North American license plates, 6 by 12 inches. [1]

The initial letter or (two letters) identify the class of vehicle (see table), followed by a four- or five-digit serial number. Personal, commercial and trailer tags also have a one- or two-letter serial letters. The letter Ñ is included in the alphabet used for the serial letters.

Type of plateSerial FormatColor
PersonalP AB 1234Green
CommercialA AB 1234Yellow
Diplomatic corps CD 1234
Consular corps CC 1234
International missions (aid agencies, etc.)MI 1234Red-purple
Government-owned vehicleN 12345Blue
TrailersR A 1234
Light trucksPP 12345Red

Light truck license plates in the PP format do not have the map of Honduras in the background.

Current

In October 2018, when the Instituto de la Propiedad (IP) finally revealed the new design of license plates, the typeface used is FE-Schrift. It became available starting at the end of 2018. Types of license plates in motor vehicles will no longer be available, which allow exclusive now code H. The B code is also for use for its entire of motorcycles. [2] It replaced the Cidemos los Bosques ("Take Care of the Forests" in English) lettering with Centro América ("Central America" in English) lettering sited on the bottom while Honduras on the top corner. It also fitted with a QR code on the left bottom, black and a blue band at the top that shows the name of the country, and a sticker on the right bottom and windshield.

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References

  1. http://www.plateshack.com/y2k/Honduras/hondurasy2k.html
  2. "Las 15 respuestas que los hondureños deben conocer sobre la nueva placa". La Prensa (Honduras). October 11, 2018. Retrieved October 11, 2018.