STATUS: Independent Nation
FORMERLY: British Dependency of British Honduras
PRONOUNCED: beh LEEZ
WORLD LOCATION: Central America
FIRST LICENSE PLATES IN USE: 1925
MOTOR VEHICLES CURRENTLY REGISTERED: Approx. 13,000
CURRENT SLOGAN: None
FORMER SLOGANS: See British Honduras
GRAPHICS USED: None
PLATES ARE: Officially issued.
Non Passenger types:
A prefix, white on black - Agricultural Vehicles, and Trucks.
B prefix, white on blue - Central and Local Government
C prefix, black on white - Private Vehicles
D prefix, white on green - Taxis and Buses
E prefix, black on yellow - Government Enterprise Vehicles
IM prefix, black on white - Imternational Mission
The Prime Minister has blue plates ,with just the word MINISTER, in white letters.
The Premier also has blue plates, with just the word PREMIER, in white letters.
CD prefix, red on white with blue border, flat adhesive or hand painted characters. The name of the country is across the top of the plate.
CC prefix, yellow on green, flat adhesive or hand painted characters. Name of the country or organization is across the top of the plate.
Motorcycle plates are black on white, with no prefix letter, and are owner provided.
Dealers have yellow on black plates, with DEALER TEST across the top of the plate.
Military vehicles have white on blue plates, with a BDF across the top of the plate (Belize Defence Force).
Stacked letter codes on the plates to the left of the number indicate the district of issue: BZ Belize City, CY Cayo, CZL Corozal, OW Orange Walk, SC Dandriga, and TOL Toledo.
SINGLE PLATES OR PAIRS: Pairs
OVAL: BLZ ISO: BZ
CARS DRIVE ON: Right
Main header photo courtesy of Andrew Osborne (Manitoba)
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