License numbers (Switzerland)
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the Swiss license numbers do not become - similarly as those in Austria -spent by the motor vehicle authorities of the cantons. Two digit alphabetical abbreviations for the cantons with an in to six-digit number use find.
So far letters become only for the canton designation and/or. Special uses uses not to extend in order a 6er-Zahlenblock however alphanumerically if this reached the million-border.This solution could be selected in the next years in the canton Zurich.
|AG - XXX XXX||canton Aargau|
|AI - XXX XXX||canton Appenzell Innerrhoden|
|ACRE - XXX XXX||canton Appenzell Ausserrhoden|
|XXX XXX||canton Berne|
|BL - XXX XXX||canton Basel landscape issuing department: Motor vehicle control filling in village|
|BS - XXX XXX||canton Basel city|
|FR - XXX XXX||canton Freiburg|
|GE - XXX XXX||canton Geneva|
|GL - XXX XXX||canton Glarus|
|GR - XXX XXX||canton grey federations|
|JU - XXX XXX||canton law|
|LU - XXX XXX||canton Luzern|
|NE- XXX XXX||canton new castle|
|size - XXX XXX||canton Nidwalden|
|OW - XXX XXX||canton Obwalden|
|SG - XXX XXX||canton pc. Gallen|
|sports club - XXX XXX||canton work living|
|SO - XXX XXX||canton Solothurn|
|sp - XXX XXX||canton Schwyz|
|TG - XXXXXX||canton Thurgau|
|TI - XXX XXX||canton Tessin|
|UR - XXX XXX||canton Uri|
|VD - XXX XXX||canton Waadt|
|VS - XXX XXX||canton whale-read|
|ZG - XXX XXX||canton course|
|ZH - XXX XXX||canton Zurich|
the front control sign (like the license numbersofficially to be called) contains only canton contractions and number, the rear control sign additionally on the left of the Swiss coat of arms, on the right of the respective canton coat of arms.
These describe carry black indications on white reason and are equipped with a reflecting foil.
finds special uses on a canton sign behind thatNumber a letter, then concerns it a special use (car dealer or temporary control sign)
|„U “||dealer-describes itself|
|„to V “||rented car|
|„Z “||customs number|
in most cantons is possible it, characteristics with the same number to find in different colors. The colors differentiate between thoseKinds of the use and/or. Motor vehicle types.
|„Blue of “||work vehicles|
|„brown “||of exception vehicles|
|„yellow of “||Kleinmotorräder and light motor vehicles|
|„green “||agricultural vehicles|
|„white “||engine car, motorcycles, small and dreirädrige vehicles, Motoreinachser and trailer|
|„black " “||white writing on black reason: Military vehicles (in place of the zweibuchstabigen canton contraction an M stands for „military “, which is missing to canton coats of arms)|
civilian vehicles of the federation carry the Swiss coat of arms followed from one „for A “(contraction for „administration “) and the number with black indications on white reason. The first number of the number of five figures stands for the section, to which the vehicle belongs.
military vehicles carry the Swiss coat of arms followed from one „for M “(contraction for „Militaire “) and the number with white indications on black reason. (looks like the LiechtensteinerControl sign, which carries however the prince coat of arms and the contraction „for flat steel bar “).
of vehicles of members of the diplomatic and consular Corps as well as some international organizations carry from the location canton of the message and/or. the consulate spent control sign after the sample:
CD (Corps diplomatique)and/or. CC (Corps consulaire) followed of the canton contraction and two numbers, about which the second number marks the sending nation and a sequence number for the vehicles of this state represents the first number.
- National agencies have thereby a CD and/or. CC in white writing in one green field.
- International organizations lead a CD in white writing in blue field.
- Militärattachés lead similarly in place of CD/CC RK in white writing followed on green reason, from the canton contraction.
no more did not use characteristic types
of vehicles of two public enterprises, thoseby the majority in the possession of the federation are and/or. (service publicly) carried until 2003 (Telecom arm of the earlier PTT only up to the splitting off from the post office) the Swiss coat of arms was followed of one „P “(contraction for ‚Poste `) and the number with black indications on white reason.
|P - to P -||Swiss post office|
|P - to P -||Swiss federal courses|
all vehicles of post office and federal courses might meanwhile on normal kantonale describe to be reequipped. For the expenditure the office for traffic of the canton is responsible, in that the respective management their seathas.
Web on the left of
whom belongs which license number: