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North Dakota License Plates

Allison Hoff advises that the 2012 expiration tags have a new design this year - "2012" running vertically on the left side, with the month of expiration in large numbers next to it.

Stickers

11 - black on blue

12 - black on yellow

13 - black on red

14 - black on blue

15 - black on yellow

Standard Passenger Plates

2015 Series

640 CEM
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Spotted in Fargo

Began issuance on November 11, 2015. This new flat plate is replacing the embossed Buffalo plate that has been in use since 1993.

Low: nnn AAF 2015-11-30 Allison Hoff

All Buffalo and Lewis and Clark plates are to be replaced with the Sunrise plate by June 30, 2017. This new base is using a new 000 AAA format, despite only being to KRE on the Buffalo series. North Dakota has switched to 3M flat plates for the new Sunrise base, which may have had something to do with the change. The old AAA 000 format had been in use since 1980.

Jake Bechtold - 12 May ’18

1993 Series

KRZ 512
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Began in 1993.

North Dakota uses I and O in the middle position only, but an exception was made for the GKI, GLI, GMI and GNI series for some reason. The HLx series seems to have been skipped. No Ixx series was issued, so the current base went from HZZ to JAA.

Guy Peterson spotted an out of sequence issue in the KLM series.

Andy DeCeunynck reports seeing KHC-KHF and one KHK but nothing yet between KHK and KHT. Also, the KF- plates were likely skipped.

Andrew Osborne - 21 Dec ’15

Non-passenger Plates

Farm

FFW ###
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Andy DeCeunynck - 16 Jun ’14

Handicapped

$9360H
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Wheelchair symbol before the numbers.

Willie C. Brock, Jr. - 16 Apr ’14

Motorcycle

19766M
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Original series had an M prefix, now issuing with M suffix. Motorcycle plates are now graphic.

Andrew Turnbull - 1 Jan ’16

PRP Truck

prp
66550
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Same graphic design as Pass. PRP is stack on left followed by 5 digit number.

Andrew Osborne - 7 Jul ’15

Trailer

T 68704
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New base

1993 base high: T 379553 2015-07-01 Andrew Osborne

Andrew Osborne - 2 Jan ’16

Specialty Plates

Disabled American Veterans

48 DAV
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New base: wheelchair graphic to left of plate number.

The last issue changed to the regular handicapped base instead of the old red/white/blue base.

Andrew Osborne - 2 Jan ’16

Lewis & Clark

LC
39666
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From Jake Bechtold: According to the ND DOT, this plate has been discontinued as of June 30, 2015. They are still valid, however, until replaced by the new standard Sunrise plate. This transition should be complete by June 30, 2017.

Donald Schoderbek - 27 Jul ’15

Purple Heart

73542
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Martin Houle - 17 Aug ’14