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How Many Types of Car License Plates in Qatar?

Vehicle Number Plates


Have you ever been intrigued by a uniquely designed vehicle number plate, wondering about its significance? Well, you can put those ponderings to rest, as we’re here to unravel the mysteries for you.

Qatar employs a system of distinct vehicle number plates, each tailored to reflect ownership or the specific purpose of the vehicle, ranging from private use to public transportation and beyond. Regardless of the category, it’s important to note that these car number plates are ultimately the property of the government of the State of Qatar.

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Private Vehicles and Rent-A-Car

Private Vehicles and Rent-A-Car

Familiarize yourself with the spectrum of car license plates in Qatar. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) The quintessential and frequently encountered license plates in Qatar are the maroon and white variants, which are predominantly issued for private vehicles. These plates are also adopted by commercial entities like rent-a-car companies.

Limousines

Limousines

Explore the array of car license plates in Qatar. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) A notable addition to the license plate landscape is the ‘LIMO.’ plate, introduced in 2022. This identifier is mandatory for all vehicles registered under limousine companies.

Taxi License Plate

Taxi License Plate

Delve into the distinctive car license plates in Qatar. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) For cars dedicated to the ‘Karwa’ taxi service, the ‘TAXI’ license plate becomes a defining marker.

Private Commercial Transportation Vehicle License Plate

Private Commercial Transportation Vehicle License Plate

Discover the diverse array of car license plates in Qatar. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) Black plates are reserved for larger vehicles such as pick-ups, vans, and minibuses that provide private transportation services.

Public Transport

Public Transport

Unveil the different types of car license plates in Qatar. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) Vehicles involved in public transportation, like the ‘MetroExpress,’ don the distinctive red and white license plates.

Read More : List of Public Transportations in Qatar: Complete Guide

Lekhwiya (ISF)

Lekhwiya (ISF)

Spotlight on the varying car license plates in Qatar. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) The vibrant orange license plate is a common sight on the rear of the red Internal Security Force vehicles, known as Lekhwiya.

Read More : Lekhwiya Qatar: How it secures the nation and its people?

Police Vehicle

Police Vehicle

Shedding light on Qatar’s range of car license plates. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) Traffic police vehicles are unmistakably marked with blue and white license plates.

Read More : Guide to Color-Coded Police Vehicles in Qatar

Government Vehicles

Government Vehicles

Exploring the mosaic of car license plates in Qatar. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) Vehicles employed by government entities and ministries proudly bear the ‘GOV.’ insignia on their black and white license plates.

Diplomat Vehicle License

Diplomat Vehicle License

Unraveling the distinctive car license plates in Qatar. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) Diplomats travel under the protection of the white and red ‘CD’ number plates, signifying their status as ‘Country Diplomats.’

United Nations Vehicles

United Nations Vehicles

Peering into Qatar’s array of car license plates. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) Representatives of the United Nations in Qatar are identified by the UN license plates.

Temporary Vehicle License

Temporary Vehicle License

Exploring the spectrum of car license plates in Qatar. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) When a vehicle ventures beyond Qatar’s borders for international use, a temporary license plate is required.

Export Vehicle

Export Vehicle

Spotlighting Qatar’s distinctive car license plates. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) Vehicles departing Qatar for international destinations bear the ‘EXPORT’ license plate.

Commercial Vehicles

Commercial Vehicles

Unveiling Qatar’s mosaic of car license plates. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) Heavy vehicles engaged in commercial goods transport are designated with the ‘COMM.’ license plate.

Equipment Vehicles

Equipment Vehicles

Shining a light on Qatar’s array of car license plates. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) The yellow ‘EQUIP.’ license plate is reserved for construction and equipment vehicles.

Trailer

Trailer

Exploring Qatar’s assortment of car license plates. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) Trailers are assigned a green and white license plate, distinctly labeled as ‘TRAILER.’

Under Experiment Vehicle License Plate

Under Experiment Vehicle License Plate

Peering into the world of car license plates in Qatar. (Image Credit: Traffic Department Qatar) Vehicles undergoing tests and evaluations are marked with the vibrant orange ‘UNDER EXPE.’ license plate.

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