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The blue stripe on the left hand side of the plate29D728-63 A car from Shiraz66Q666-11 A car from Tehran city

Iranian license plates'' size are European standard after the year 2005. In Iran there are different kinds of license plates:

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Private cars

The plate is black on white. The code in the square represents the regional codes. The letter ب can be any letter depending on the district within the region covered by the numerical code.

Private cars of people with disabilities

The plate is black on white. To distinguish the type of the plate, there is a wheelchair symbol put on the plate. The code in the square represents the regional codes. The wheelchair symbol in the plate is fixed for all private cars of people with disabilities and these types of plates are issued provincially. This means that for example in Khuzestan Province the code 24 will not be used before the code 14 is full.

Motorcycles
Taxis

The plate is black on yellow. To distinguish the type of the plate, there is the letter ت which stands for the word تاکسی, meaning taxi in Persian put on the plate and the English word TAXI above it. The code in the square represents the regional codes. The letter ت with the word "Taxi" on the plate is fixed for all taxis and these types of plates are issued provincially. This means that for example in Khuzestan Province the code 24 will not be used before the code 14 is full.

Public cars

The plate is black on yellow. To distinguish the type of the plate, there is the letter ع which stands for the word عمومی, meaning public in Persian put on the plate. The code in the square represents the regional codes. The letter ع on the plate is fixed for all public cars and these types of plates are issued provincially. This means that for example in Khuzestan Province the code 24 will not be used before the code 14 is full.

Agricultural cars

The plate is black on yellow. To distinguish the type of the plate, there is the letter ک which stands for the word کشاورزی, meaning agricultural in Persian put on the plate. The code in the square represents the regional codes. The letter ک on the plate is fixed for all agricultural cars and these types of plates are issued provincially. This means that for example in Khuzestan Province the code 24 will not be used before the code 14 is full.

Governmental cars

The plate is white on red. To distinguish the type of the plate, there is the word الف which is how the first letter of alphabet is pronounced put on the plate .The code in the square represents the regional codes. The word الف on the plate is fixed for all governmental cars and these types of plates are issued provincially. This means that for example in Khuzestan Province the code 24 will not be used before the code 14 is full.

Protocol Vehicles

The plate is white on red and there is the word تشریفات with its English translation under it on the plate. The rest is simply a four-digit number.

Police (NAJA) Vehicles

The plate is white on dark green. To distinguish the type of the plate, there is the letter پ which stands for the word پلیس, meaning police in Persian put on the plate. The code in the square represents the regional codes. The letter پ on the plate is fixed for all police cars and these types of plates are issued provincially. This means that for example in Khuzestan Province the code 24 will not be used before the code 14 is full.

Classic Vehicles

The plate is white on brown and there is the word تاریخی meaning historical on the plate. The rest is simply a five-digit number. On the left, there is an Iranian flag and a picture of Bagh-e Melli in Tehran. The size of the plate is American Standard, unlike the plates above.

Other Political (ie Corps Diplomatique, Corps Consulaire)
Service (eg UNHCR)
Temporary Passage
Military Vehicles

To be Introduced in Mid-November 2012

Area codes

In the samples above, 79 is the area code. Area codes in Iran depend on the province the car is from.

Province Code Province Code
Tehran Alborz 11-22-33-44-55 66-77-88-99 10-20-30-40-50 60-70-80-90 21-68-78 East Azarbaijan 15-25-35
West Azarbaijan 17-27-37 Ardabil 91
Kermanshah 19-29-39 Kurdistan 51-61
Zanjan 87-97 Hamadan 18-28-38
Qazvin 79-89 Markazi 47-57-67
Lorestan 31-41 Ilam 98
Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari 71-81 Hormozgan 84-94
Khuzestan 14-24-34 Kohgiluye and Boyer-Ahmad 49
Gilan 46-56-76 Qom 16
Isfahan 13-23-43-53 Yazd 54-64-74
Fars 63-73-83-93 Semnan 86-96
Razavi Khorasan 12-32-36-42 Sistan and Baluchestan 85-95
North Khorasan 26 South Khorasan 52
Mazandaran 62-72-82-92 Kerman 45-65-75
Bushehr 48-58 Gorgan 59-69
Letters

The order of letters is like this

Free Trade Zones

The plate is black on white and consists of a five-digit number written once in eastern Arabic-Indic digits on the top and in European digits on the bottom. On the left, there is an Iranian flag and a logo of the Free Trade Zone with the name of it written in English below it. The size of the plate is American Standard, unlike the plates above.

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