Vehicle registration plates of Serbia are issued using a two-letter region code, followed by three or four-digit numeric and a two-letter alpha license code, separated by a hyphen (e.g., BG 123-AA or BG 1234-AA).
The regional code and the license code are separated by the Serbian cross shield 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 were used alongside the old ones during the transitional period until the end of 2011.
Following are the license plate codes by region in Serbian Cyrillic alphabetical order:
|Code||Region||Municipalities covered by the region|
|BB||ББ||Bajina Bašta||Bajina Bašta|
|BG||БГ||BelGrade||Barajevo, Voždovac, Vračar, Grocka, Zvezdara, Zemun, Lazarevac, Mladenovac, Novi Beograd, Obrenovac, Palilula, Rakovica, Savski Venac, Sopot, Stari Grad, Surčin, Čukarica|
|BP||БП||Bačka Palanka||Bačka Palanka|
|BT||БТ||Bačka Topola||Bačka Topola|
|VA||ВА||VAljevo||Lajkovac, Ljig, Mionica, Osečina, Valjevo|
|VB||ВБ||Vrnjačka Banja||Vrnjačka Banja|
|VP||ВП||Velika Plana||Velika Plana|
|VR||ВР||VRanje||Bosilegrad, Vladičin Han, Preševo, Trgovište, Vranje|
|VŠ||ВШ||VrŠac||Bela Crkva, Plandište, Vršac|
|GL||ГЛ||GnjiLane||Vitina, Kosovska Kamenica, Novo Brdo, Gnjilane|
|GM||ГМ||Gornji Milanovac||Gornji Milanovac|
|ZA||ЗА||ZAječar||Boljevac, Sokobanja, Zaječar|
|ZR||ЗР||ZRenjanin||Žitište, Novi Bečej, Nova Crnja, Sečanj, Zrenjanin|
|KG||КГ||KraGujevac||Batočina, Knić, Lapovo, Rača, City of Kragujevac|
|KI||КИ||KIkinda||Čoka, Novi Kneževac, Kikinda|
|KM||КМ||Kosovska Mitrovica||Vučitrn, Zvečan, Zubin Potok, Leposavić, Srbica, Kosovska Mitrovica|
|KŠ||КШ||KruŠevac||Brus, Varvarin, Ćićevac, Kruševac|
|LE||ЛЕ||LEskovac||Bojnik, Medveđa, Crna Trava, Leskovac|
|LO||ЛО||LOznica||Krupanj, Ljubovija, Mali Zvornik, Loznica|
|NV||НВ||Nova Varoš||Nova Varoš|
|NI||НИ||NIš||Doljevac, Gadžin Han, Merošina, Ražanj, Svrljig, City of Niš|
|NP||НП||Novi Pazar||Novi Pazar|
|NS||НС||Novi Sad||Bač, Bački Petrovac, Beočin, Žabalj, Srbobran, Sremski Karlovci, Temerin, Titel, City of Novi Sad|
|PA||ПА||PAnčevo||Alibunar, Kovačica, Opovo, Pančevo|
|PE||ПЕ||PEć||Istok, Klina, Peć|
|PZ||ПЗ||PriZren||Gora, Orahovac, Suva Reka, Prizren|
|PI||ПИ||PIrot||Babušnica, Bela Palanka, Dimitrovgrad, Pirot|
|PK||ПК||ProKuplje||Blace, Žitorađa, Kuršumlija, Prokuplje|
|PO||ПО||POžarevac||Veliko Gradište, Golubac, Žabari, Žagubica, Kučevo, Malo Crniće, Požarevac|
|PR||ПР||PRiština||Glogovac, Kosovo Polje, Lipljan, Obilić, Podujevo, Priština|
|RU||РУ||RUma||Irig, Pećinci, Ruma|
|SM||СM||Sremska Mitrovica||Sremska Mitrovica|
|SO||СО||SOmbor||Apatin, Kula, Odžaci, Sombor|
|SP||СП||Smederevska Palanka||Smederevska Palanka|
|ST||СТ||STara Pazova||Stara Pazova|
|SU||СУ||SUbotica||Mali Iđoš, Subotica|
|UE||УЕ||UžicE||Arilje, Kosjerić, Čajetina, Zlatibor, Užice|
|UR||УР||URoševac||Kačanik, Uroševac, Štimlje, Štrpce|
Serbia has numerous special 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|
|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|
Additionally, plates have vertically orientated two-letter initials in small letters on the left side (after blue stripe) 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., 12 for 2012).
|Czech Republic||18||Sri Lanka||54||Democratic Republic of the Congo||99|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||23||Brazil||65||SEED||105|
|South Korea||31||Peru||76||United Nations||121|
|Norway||34||Libya||79||Council of Europe||127|
|The Netherlands||36||Egypt||81||World Bank||129|
|Belgium||37||Zimbabwe||82||Customs and Fiscal Assistance Office||130|
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