Vehicle registration plates of Russia

Russian license plates of the current series are usually white with black lettering, usually with a letter, three digits followed by two letters, followed by a separate field whose numerical data provides information on the origin of the vehicle.

Construction of the indicator

The marks are overwhelmingly of one line in the size of most European number plates. Under certain circumstances, they can also be double-spaced, if this better suits the characteristics of the vehicle. This is especially true for motorcycles and special groups of vehicles such as tractors. Only one-line plates are used for cars. The license plates are made up of two fields. The left field contains the identification number of the vehicle, and the right panel shows the number of the Federation subject, in which the vehicle was registered, and including the English nationality abbreviation " RUS " with the flag of the Russian Federation. If the motorcycle is omitted for reasons of space on the flag.

The number that represents the subject is, two - or three-digit meanwhile. The subjects were sorted according to your status, numbered in alphabetical order. In most cases corresponds to the number of the management number of the subject. By changing the management structure as a result of mergers, but differences may occur.

The identification number consists of vehicles of a letter, then a three digit number and then again two letters together. Supporters have two letters followed by a four digit number. Motorcycles have in the first line of a four-digit number and the second line left two letters and the right, the field of the subject number. Only letters are used to facilitate international traffic, which occur in both the Cyrillic and the Latin alphabet, which are the following 12 characters:

А, В ( = W), Е ( = JE), К, М, Н (= N), О, Р ( = R), С (= S), Т, У ( = U), Х ( = CH ).

This leads to the problem that the number is limited to the possible number combinations. Only about 1.7 million car number plates can be assigned to each number space of a subject. This follows from the following equation:

12 possible letters × 1,000 ( three-digit number, also 000 ) × 12 possible letters × 12 possible letters = 1,728,000

Since 2004/2005 also marks with two - and three-digit number will therefore be subject in subjects whose number space was no longer sufficient output. First was the case in Moscow ( first " 77 " then " 99 ", " 97 " and now also " 177 ", " 199 ", " 197 " and " 777" ). Due to the increasing number needs it is intended to spend some modified plate with four instead of three digits.

Special license plates

For certain categories of vehicles distinguishing marks will be issued, which differ especially by the color, but also by the characteristics of structure.

For government vehicles until recently number plates were issued, showing the place of the subject number the Russian flag enlarged. Usually, the identification of these numbers began with "A". Vehicles with these numbers have a special status and can be controlled by only restricted by the police. This led to frequent abuse of these numbers and, consequently, to some serious accidents, apart from frequent severe risks of traffic due to high speed and risky maneuvers. There were confiscated almost all of these characteristics in 2006. Only vehicles belonging directly to the fleet of the president or the prime minister, have such marks. Instead, were in Moscow hallmark of various series such as A ( ... ) MP, E ( ... ) KX, M ( ... ) MM or H ( ... ) HH issued, where E (...) distributed KX- mark is applied only to high-ranking employee of the FSB and FSO be about and enjoy the same status as the former government license plates.

Yellow number plates have been assigned to about the year 2000 to foreigners and company cars foreign joint ventures. This partly led to discrimination against drivers by the police, who had an opportunity to raise unjustified penalties. Now they characterize commercial vehicles for public transport, ie buses, taxis and route taxis. The identification number consists of two letters and three digits.

Blue marked license plates are used by police, and in their civilian vehicles.

Black number plates with white letters identify vehicles of the military and the Interior Ministry.

Red number plates with white letters stand diplomatic vehicles. The first three digits identify the country of origin, followed by the Latin letters "CD ", "D " or "T " for the status of diplomats. It concludes with a differentiating one-to three -digit number and the field with the subject number and nationality symbol " RUS " with no flag. "CD" indicator will be awarded to heads of diplomatic missions. This is often erroneously called " corps diplomatique " interpreted in Russian documents the flag is, however, defined as " Chef de Mission ". It happens that several "CD" indicator will be issued per mission. That was the message of the United Kingdom has two such markers: 001 CD1 and CD2 001.

With "D" marked vehicles of diplomatic missions of other employees assigned, regardless of whether these members of the " Corps Diplomatique " or not. The status " T", originally defined as "trade " for the trade missions, is now regarded mainly technical staff. Thus, for example, all teachers seconded the German School Moscow a "T" mark.

White - yellow number plates are for vehicles that are transferred between buying and selling. They show two holograms and are made of laminated paper. The appearance corresponds to the color of the right field of the normal label. The laminated number plates broke 2010 from the transit plates. They were made of paper and have been glued to front and rear. In addition to the number of the subject and the identification number they showed the word " ТРАНЗИТ " (transit ) at the beginning.

Historic flag of the USSR

The current system of license plate has been introduced in the years 1993/94, when, after the dissolution of the Soviet Union its own labeling system was necessary. Two types of the USSR are sometimes seen in the streets.

The older system from 1959 to 1981 / 82 is utilized black number plates with white lettering. The label on the front of the vehicle was a single line, the rear two rows. Four digits, two digits separated by a hyphen in front and behind the first line. This reflected in the two-line form three letters, of which the first two of the administrative unit from which came the vehicle, were assigned to the oblast or a ( autonomous) republic. Often the third letter stated the vehicle category: private or state-owned vehicle.

From 1982 to 1993 new mark were issued in the USSR, white plate with black lettering. Private labels with a letter followed by a four digit number and two letters for the administrative area. The other hand, State vehicles had a four digit number, followed by three letters, also in this case the first two for the area of ​​origin.

In all of these cases involved in the letter to those from the Cyrillic alphabet.

See also: License Plate ( Soviet Union)

List of license plates of Russia

No longer issued district numbers are shown in italics.

( with the Taimyr Autonomous District (84 ) and the Autonomous District of the Evenki (88 ) to Krasnoyarsk merged)

( with the autonomous district of Ust- Ordynsker Buryat ( 85) for Irkutsk Oblast merged)

( Merger of Kamchatka Oblast ( 41) to the autonomous district of the Koryak (82 ) )

( with the Koryak Autonomous District (82 ) to the region of Kamchatka merged)

( with the Autonomous District of the Komi - Permyaks ( 81) for Perm region merged)

( Merger of Chita Oblast (75 ) with the Autonomous District of the Buryat Aginer (80 ) )

( with the Autonomous District of the Buryat Aginer (80 ) to the region of Transbaikalia merged)

( with the Chita Oblast ( 75) for region Transbaikalia merged)

( with the Perm Oblast ( 59) for Perm region merged)

( with the Kamchatka Oblast (41 ) to the region of Kamchatka merged)

( with the Evenk Autonomous District ( 88) and the Krasnoyarsk region (24) to Krasnoyarsk merged)

( with the Irkutsk Oblast (38) for new Irkutsk Oblast merged)

( with the Taimyr Autonomous District ( 84) and the Krasnoyarsk region (24) to Krasnoyarsk merged)

List of numbers for diplomatic license plate

001 United Kingdom United Kingdom 002 Germany Germany 003 Canada Canada 004 United States United States 005 Japan Japan 006 Spain 007 France France 008 Belgium 009 Greece Greece 010 Danemark Denmark 011 Italy Italy 012 Luxembourg Luxembourg 013 The Netherlands The Netherlands 014 Norway Norway 015 Turkey Turkey 016 Australia 017 Austria Austria 018 Algeria Algeria 019 Egypt Egypt 020 Rwanda Rwanda 021 Argentina Argentina 022 Afghanistan Afghanistan 023 Myanmar Myanmar 024 Bolivia Bolivia 025 Brazil Brazil 026 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 027 Ghana Ghana 028 Bangladesh Bangladesh Guinea Guinea 029 030 Zambia Zambia 031 Peru Peru 032 India India 033 Indonesia Indonesia 034 Jordan Jordan 035 Iraq Iraq 036 Iran Iran 037 Ireland Ireland 038 Iceland Iceland 039 Cambodia 040 Kenya Kenya 041 Cyprus Republic of Cyprus 042 Republic of Congo Republic of Congo 043 Costa Rica Costa Rica 044 Kuwait Kuwait 045 Laos Laos 046 Liberia Liberia 047 Lebanon Lebanon 048 Libya Libya 049 Mali Mali 050 Morocco Morocco 051 Mexico Mexico 052 Nepal Nepal 053 Nigeria Nigeria 054 Venezuela Venezuela 055 New Zealand New Zealand 056 Pakistan Pakistan

057 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 058 Senegal Senegal 059 060 Somalia Somalia 061 Sudan Sudan 062 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 063 Thailand Thailand 064 Tanzania 065 Tunisia Tunisia 066 Uganda Uganda 067 Uruguay Uruguay 068 Philippines Philippines 069 Finland Finland 070 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 071 Chad Chad 072 Switzerland Switzerland 073 Sweden Sweden 074 Ecuador Ecuador 075 Ethiopia Ethiopia 076 Angola Angola 077 Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of Congo 078 Colombia Colombia 079 Cameroon Cameroon 080 Guinea- Bissau Guinea- Bissau 081 Portugal 082 Bulgaria Hungary Hungary 083 084 Vietnam 085 free, former GDR 086 Poland Poland 087 North Korea North Korea 088 Cuba 089 Mongolia Mongolia 090 People's Republic of China People's Republic of China 091 Romania Romania 092 free, former Czechoslovakia 093 Serbia Serbia (former Yugoslavia) 094 Benin Benin 095 Gabon Gabon 096 Guyana Guyana 097 Mauritania Mauritania 098 Madagascar Madagascar 099 Malaysia Malaysia 100 Niger Niger 101 Singapore Singapore 102 Togo Togo 103 Central African Republic Central African Republic 104 Jamaica Jamaica 105 Yemen Yemen 106 free 107 Palestine National Authority Palestinian Territories 108 Nicaragua Nicaragua 109 Mozambique Mozambique 110 Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 111 Sovereign Order of Malta Order of Malta 112 Malta Malta

113 Cape Verde Cape Verde 114 free 115 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 116 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 117 Ivory Coast Ivory Coast 118 Namibia Namibia 119 free 120 Oman Oman 121 Qatar Qatar 122 free 123 free 124 South Korea South Korea 125 Chile Chile 126 Panama Panama 127 Israel Israel 128 Macedonia Macedonia 129 Albania Albania 130 free 131 Vatican City Vatican City 132 Lithuania Lithuania 133 Syria Syria 134 Estonia Estonia 135 Latvia Latvia 136 Bahrain Bahrain 137 South Africa South Africa 138 Armenia Armenia 139 free 140 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 141 Slovenia 142 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 143 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 144 Croatia Croatia 145 Azerbaijan 146 Ukraine Ukraine 147 Moldova Moldova 148 Czech Czech 149 Slovakia Slovakia 150 Belarus Belarus 151 Tajikistan 152 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 153 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 154 Guatemala Guatemala 155 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 156 Eritrea Eritrea 157 Paraguay Paraguay 158 Georgia Georgia 159 Brunei Brunei 160 Gambia Gambia 161 Vietnam 162 Mauritius Mauritius 163 Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 164 Montenegro Montenegro South Ossetia South Ossetia 165 Abkhazia Abkhazia 166 167 Djibouti Djibouti

International organizations

499 - European Union European Union

500 - EBRD

501 - free

502 - free

503 - Arab League Arab League

504 - International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

505 - International Monetary Fund

506 - International Organization for Migration

507 - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

508 - International Committee of the Red Cross

509 - IFC

510 - Organization of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization UNIDO

511 - UN United Nations


514 - International Bank for Economic Cooperation

515 - International Investment Bank

516 - Inter- Sputnik

517 - International Centre for Scientific and Technical Information

518 - International Science and Technology Center

520 - International Labour Organisation International Labour Organization

521 - Inter Electric International Organization for economic, scientific and technical cooperation in the electrical industry

522 - CIS CIS

523 - CIS CIS

524 - European Space Agency

525 - Eurasian Patent Organization

526 - free

527 - CIS CIS

528 - Interstate Bank

529 - Eurasian Economic Community

530 - International Research Institute for Management Problems

531 - Organization of the Collective Security Treaty

532 - CIS CIS

533 - CIS CIS

534 - Eurasian Development Bank

535 - CIS CIS

900 - Honorary Consuls