Dutch CD series overview

First CD-series since 1946 (CD-117 = US Ambassador)

CD-121 = Argentina Ambassador

1951 introduction of the National license plate registration (ND-00-01) but the CD plates remain with 3 numbers. The plate format changed and the colour had to be dark blue.

CDJ-series for The International Court of Justice at The Hague since 1946. The first CDJ-number was CDJ-11 for the first President of the Court mr. José Guerrero from El Salvador. This CD-J25 plate lay-out on the picture above is the plate lay-out since 1951. The dash between CD and J is misplaced; should be CDJ-25.

1976-1977 Light blue plates where introduced for all license plates.

1978-2000 Yellow plates where in use, above the nomal plate size 520×110 mm.

1978-2000 The ‘rectangular model’ license plate 340×210 mm

1978-2000 The  US-size model, or official  18.2 model, 310×110 mm

1978-2000 Motorcyle type. 02-CD-11 International Organizations.

1978-2000 CDJ series International Court of Justice at The Hague.

Some Special CD-plates that have been in use for International Organizations

CD A series have been in use only for a short time until 1991
for AFCENT (Allied Forces Central Europe) Brunssum, The Netherlands.

CD-B series Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)
From CD-B-10 to CD-B-14 from 1983-1991.

Common Fund for Commodities (CFC)
Only CD-F-10 and CD-F-11  from 1989 to 1991.

N.A.T.O. (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
CD-N-10 to CD-N-15    from ?? to 1992

CD-S  S.H.A.P.E. (Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe) Mons, Belgium.
Only CD-S-10 and CD-S-11  from ?? to 1991.

Image example CD-T-series

CD-T series: International Tea Promotion Association
Only CD-T-10  from 1981 to 1984.

Since 2000, the so-called “GAIK-system” has been introduced with the blue Euro-NL band, smaller numbers and letters and a black border.

Diplomatic embassy staff.  (size 520×110 mm)

Diplomatic embassy staff Rectangle model (340×210 mm).

Diplomatic embassy staff US-size (18.2 model) 310×110 mm

Diplomatic embassy staff motorcycle (210×143 mm)

99-CD-99 series for International Organizations

Black on white plates for trainlers under 750kg and bicycle racks.

CDJ series for the International Court of Justice at The Hague