Vehicle registration plates of Barbados


Vehicle registration plates of Barbados

The Barbadian Vehicle registration plates consist of letters and numbers. The first part consists of letters which determine the part of the island the registration is from, or

Barbadian vehicle registration plates start with a group of one or two letters. These indicate the parish of registration, or category of vehicle:

The breakdown is as follows. 'X' represents Jesus Christ and therefore 'X' is chosen. Other parishes are by their first names: Saint John has 'J', so Saint Joseph therefore moved on to the next letter 'O', Saint Andrew became 'A', Saint Michael became 'M', meanwhile Saint Philip became 'P', so Saint Peter became 'E', Saint James having all other letters taken became known as the last letter of their name "S". All of the remaining parishes were then able to be represented as the first letter of their name.

By parish

* A - Parish of St. Andrew
* E - Parish of St. Peter
* G - Parish of St. George
* J - Parish of St. John
* L - Parish of St. Lucy
* M - Parish of St. Michael
* O - Parish of St. Joseph
* P - Parish of St. Philip
* S - Parish of St. James
* T - Parish of St. Thomas
* X - Parish of Christ Church

The international code, which should be shown to the rear of the vehicle on a black-on-white oval, and to be carried by Barbadian vehicles when circulating outside Barbados is 'BDS'.

Owners may use white on black plates, front and rear, or black on white (front) and yellow(rear). Owners provide their own plates (not state-issued items).

pecial registration

* B - Buses of the national transit line (Blue on white)
* CD - Consular and diplomatic vehicles (Yellow on blue)
* H - Hired rental vehicles
* MP - Military and police vehicles (White on green)
* Z - Taxis. (Blue on white)
* ZR - Private or contract buses or minivans (Blue on white)
* M - (preceded by up to 4 numerals) - Motor Dealers (Red on white)

ee also

*
*British car number plate identifiers
*Vehicle registration plate
*List of international license plate codes
*Vehicle identification number (VIN)


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