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Number Plate Dates

Current Style Age Identifiers

Currently Style car registration plates are projected for issuance up until 2064. For more information on current style number plates, please follow the link.

Age Identifier Year
51 September 2001 – February 2002
52 September 2002 – February 2003
53 September 2003 – February 2004
54 September 2004 – February 2005
55 September 2005 – February 2006
56 September 2006 – February 2007
57 September 2007 – February 2008
58 September 2008 – February 2009
59 September 2009 – February 2010
60 September 2010 – February 2011
61 September 2011 – February 2012
62 September 2012 – February 2013
63 September 2013 – February 2014
64 September 2014 – February 2015
Age Identifier Year
02 March 2002 – August 2002
03 March 2003 – August 2003
04 March 2004 – August 2004
05 March 2005 – August 2005
06 March 2006 – August 2006
07 March 2007 – August 2007
08 March 2008 – August 2008
09 March 2009 – August 2009
10 March 2010 – August 2010
11 March 2011 – August 2011
12 March 2012 – August 2012
13 March 2013 – August 2013
14 March 2014 – August 2014

Prefix Age Identifiers

Age Identifier Year
A August 1983 – July 1984
B August 1984 – July 1985
C August 1985 – July 1986
D August 1986 – July 1987
E August 1987 – July 1988
F August 1988 – July 1989
G August 1989 – July 1990
H August 1990 – July 1991
J August 1991 – July 1992
K August 1992 – July 1993
L August 1993 – July 1994

Prefix Style number plates were issued first issued in August 1983 to solve the nationwide issue of number plate shortages. Prefix style number plates ran through until August 2001, when the Current Style registration took it’s place. The DVLA never released the age identifier letters for I, O, Q, U and Z due to these all looking similar to certain numbers. For more information on Prefix number plates click here.

Age Identifier Year
M August 1994 – July 1995
N August 1995 – July 1996
P August 1996 – July 1997
R August 1997 – July 1998
S August 1998 – February 1999
T March 1999 – August 1999
V September 1999 – February 2000
W March 2000 – August 2000
X September 2000 – February 2001
Y March 2001 – August 2001

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