Iceland
General Information:
Iceland, situated in the Atlantic Ocean, is a parliamentary democratic republic that became independent from Denmark in 1944.
Plates in my collection:
Private Cars
1911-1937
SK = Skagafjardarsysla
1937-1949
Porceleian issue / R = Reykjavik
1937-1989
A = Akureyri og Eyafjardarsysla (Akureyri)
1937-1989
Passenger / A= Akureyri og Eyafjardarsysla (Akureyri)
1937-1989
B = Bardarstrandarsysla (Vatneyri)
1937-1989
D = Dalasysla (Burdardalur)
1937-1989
E = Akranes
1937-1989
F = Siglufjordurkaupstadur (Siglufjordur)
1937-1989
G = Hafnarfjordur Gullbringu og Kjosarsusla (Hafnarfjordur)
1937-1989
H = Unnavatnsysla (Blonduos)
1937-1989
I = Isafjardursysla (Isafjordur)
1937-1989
J = Keflavikurflugvollur (Keflavik Airport)
1937-1989
K = Saudarkrokur og Skagafjardarsysla (Saudarkrokur)
1937-1989
Passenger / L = Rangarvsllasysla (Hella) / Front plate
1937-1989
Passenger / L = Rangarvsllasysla (Hella) / Rear plate
1937-1989
L = Rangarvsllasysla (Hella)
1937-1989
M = Myra og Borgarfjarbasysla (Borgarnes)
1937-1989
N = Neskaupstadur
1937-1989
O = Olafsfjordur
1937-1989
= Keflavikurkaupstadadur (Keflavik)
1937-1989
= Keflavikurkaupstadadur (Keflavik)
1937-1989
P = Snaefellsnes og Hnappadalssysla (Helgafell)
1937-1989
R = Reykjavik
1937-1989
R = Reykjavik
1937-1989
Passenger / R = Reykjavik
1937-1989
S = Seydisfjordur og Nordur Mulassyla (Seydisfjordur)
1937-1989
T = Strandsysla (Holmavik)
1937-1989
U = Sudormulasysla (Eskifjordur)
1937-1989
Passenger / V = Vestmannaeyjar (Vestmann Islands)
1937-1989
V = Vestmannaeyjar (Vestmann Islands)
1937-1989
Passenger / V = Vestmannaeyjar (Vestmann Islands)
1937-1989
X = Arnessysla (Selfoss)
1937-1989
Y = Kopavogskaupstadur (Kopavogur)
1937-1989
Z = Skaftafellssysla (Vik)
1937-1989
= Bingejarsysla (Husavik)
From 1989 / Sticker 1990
The new series are now used for cars, trucks, busses, taxis and trailers / Sticker 1990
Fom 1989 / Sticker 1991
On the left of the new plates is a stickersite with no obligatory use. Sometimes used for the national flag, county or city seals or advertising (or left blank).
From 1989 / Sticker 1991
From 1989 Sticker 1992
From 1989 / Sticker 1994
From 1989 / Sticker 1997
From 1989 / Sticker 1998
1989 Series / Sticker 1998
Personal plates could be obtained from 1998
From 1989 / Sticker 1999
From 1989 / Sticker 2001
From 1989 / Sticker
From 1998 / Sticker 2006
From 1989 / Sticker 2007
From 1989
With green "Endurskodun" sticker for cars that failed the technical inspection. Cars must pass within 4 months to obtain a valid sticker.
From 1989
With green "Endurskodun" sticker
From 1989
With green "Endurskodun" sticker and month of validity
From 1989
With red "Nothun Bonnud" sticker, for cars that failed the technical inspection and are not allowed to be driven.
Dealer
Till 1989
Dealer
From 1989
Dealer / Used by importers to transfer vehicles over short distances
Temporary
1980s-2000 / Validity 1988
Temporary
Tax Free Vehicle
From 1989 / Sticker 1997
Tax Free Vehicle
From 1989
Tax Free Vehicle / With "Endurskodun" sticker (see under Private Cars for explanation of the sticker)
Taxi
L = Laus (=Taxi) L = Laus = Taxi
Separate taxi attachment
Government / Minister
Ministerial plate / Porcelain
Hire Vans
1937-1989
= Keflavikurkaupstadur (Keflavik)
The "s" attachment is for Hire Vans
1937-1989
X = Arnessysla (Selfoss) / The "s" attachment is for Hire Vans
Heavy Road Vehicles
2001
Used on Heavy Road Vehicles and Rallye Cars
Diplomatic
1937-1989
Diplomatic / R = Reykjavik / The 15xxx and 75xxx numbers were reserved for diplomatic use
1937-1989
Diplomatic / Same plate but now shown with "CD" attachment
1937-1988
Loose attachment to a regular plate fot diplomatic use
Sticker 1991
Diplomatic / C = Embassy of Denmark
From 1989 / Sticker 1991
Diplomatic / N = Embassy of Germany
Medical Doctors
Till 1988
Attachment to a regular plate for use by medical doctors
Till 1988
Plate shown with attachment
Till 1988
Plate shown with attachment
Trailer
Till 1989
T = Trailer / Y = Kopavogskaupstadur (Kopavogur)
MC's and Mopeds
1950-1988
MC / > 100cc / R = Reykjavik
MC / Used by the Police in Reykjavik
From 1989 / Sticker 1992
MC / > 100cc
Old issue / Date unknown to me
Moped / < 100cc / R = Reykjavik
From 1999 / Sticker 2004
Moped
Snowmobiles
Till 1989
Snowmobile / U = District code
From 1999 / Sticker 1999
Snowmobile
Agricultural
Date unknown to me
Older porcelain issue / Agricultural tractor / X = District code
1978-1981
Agricultural tractor / G = District code
USA Forces in Iceland
Till 1989
VL = Used for Army, Navy and Airforce
Till 1989
VL = Used for Army, Navy and Airforce
Till 1989
VLE = Used for Service Personnel
Till 1989
J = Used for Icelandic Civil Staff / Plate can be distinguished from the regular series by the lead zero.
Till 1989
J = Used for Icelandic Civil Staff / Plate can be distinguished from the regular series by the lead zero.
1989-2006
This type of plates was used by American personnel stationed in Iceland, however these plates were not registered in the Icelandic Register.
1989-1996 / Sticker 1992
Icelandic Civil Staff
1989-1996 / Sticker 1995
Icelandic Civil Staff
1989-1996
Icelandic Civil Staff
1989-1996 / Sticker 1993
Icelandic Civil Staff
1996-2006
Icelandic Civil Staff / With Viking ship sticker
1996-2006
Icelandic Civil Staff / With Viking ship sticker
1996-2006
Icelandic Civil Staff / With Viking ship sticker
Extra / For trade
1937-1989
G = Hafnarfjordur Gullbringu og Kjosarsusla (Hafnarfjordur)
Miscellaneous
Unknown type / Probably used on a parking spot.