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Since 2006 vehicle registration plates of Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe is a landlocked country located in the southern part of the African continent, between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers. It is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia and a tip of Namibia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east. Zimbabwe has three...
are composed of three letters and four numbers (e.g. ABC 1234). The dimensions of Zimbabwean number plates are the same as British plates. They were introduced before independence from Britain and not changed by either the independent Rhodesian or Zimbabwe governments. Characters are in black on a yellow background, although white backgrounds were introduced in 2006. 2006 number plates sometimes show Zimbabwe national symbols. The plates are made of metal. Military plates are white-on-black, the last two numbers denote the year, so 123 AB 81 would be 1981.
The below are representative examples of Zimbabwean plates, the top plate of each example represents the front plate of the car, whilst the bottom denotes the rear.
1971 to 2006
1971 to present (Military)
, YY denotes the year
2006 to present
| ABC 1234
| ABC 1234