Aircraft registration

Country / Region Registration Prefix Presentation
Afghanistan YA YA-AAA to YA-ZZZ
Albania ZA ZA-AAA to ZA-ZZZ
ZA-HAA to ZA-HZZ (Helicopters)
Algeria 7T 7T-AAA to 7T-ZZZ
Andorra C3 C3-AAA to C3-ZZZ
Angola D2 D2-AAA to D2-ZZZ
Anguilla VP-A VP-AAA to VP-AZZ
Antigua and Barbuda V2 V2-AAA to V2-ZZZ
Argentina LV/LQ LV-AAA to LV-ZZZ
LQ-AAA to LQ-ZZZ (Official use only)
Armenia EK EK-10000 to EK-99999
Aruba P4 P4-AAA to P4-ZZZ
Australia VH VH-AAA to VH-ZZZ
Austria OE OE-AAA to OE-KZZ
OE-BAA to OE-BZZ (governmental service)
OE-LAA to OE-LZZ (airlines operating scheduled flights)
OE-VAA to OE-VZZ (test registrations)
OE-WAA to OE-WZZ (amphibian and sea planes)
OE-XAA to OE-XZZ (helicopters)
OE-0001 to OE-5999 (gliders)
OE-9000 to OE-9999 (motor gliders)
Azerbaijan 4K 4K-AZ1 to 4K-AZ999
4K-10000 to 4K-99999
Bahamas C6 C6-AAA to C6-ZZZ
Bahrain A9C A9C-AA to A9C-ZZ
Bangladesh S2 S2-AAA to S2-ZZZ
Barbados 8P 8P-AAA to 8P-ZZZ
Belarus EW EW-100AA to EW-999ZZ
EW-10000 to EW-99999
Belgium OO OO-AAA to OO-ZZZ (OO-Q never used)
OO-BAA to OO-BZZ (preferred for Balloons)
OO-YAA to OO-ZAA (preferred for gliders)
OO-01 to OO-499 (Homebuilt aircraft)
OO-501 to OO-999 & OO-A01 to OO-Z99 (Microlights)
Belize V3 V3-AAA to V3-ZZZ
Benin TY TY-AAA to TY-ZZZ
Bermuda VP-B VP-BAA to VP-BZZ
Bhutan A5 A5-AAA to A5-ZZZ
Bolivia CP CP-1000 to CP-9999
Bosnia and Herzegovina T9 T9-AAA to T9-ZZZ
Bosnia and Herzegovina E7 E7-AAA to E7-ZZZ
Botswana A2 A2-AAA to A2-ZZZ
Brazil PP PP-AAA to PP-ZZZ
Brazil PR PR-AAA to PR-ZZZ
Brazil PT PT-AAA to PT-ZZZ
Brazil PU PU-AAA to PU-ZZZ (Microlights)
British Virgin Islands VP-L VP-LAA to VP-LZZ
Brunei V8 V8-AAA to V8-ZZZ
V8-AA1 to V8-ZZ9
V8-001 to V8-999
Bulgaria LZ LZ-AAA to LZ-ZZZ
Burkina Faso XT XT-AAA to XT-ZZZ
Burundi 9U 9U-AAA to 9U-ZZZ
Cambodia XU XU-AAA to XU-ZZZ
Cameroon TJ TJ-AAA to TJ-ZZZ
Canada CF- CF-AAA to CF-ZZZ
Canada C-F C-FAAA to C-FZZZ
Canada C-G C-GAAA to C-GZZZ
Canada C-I C-IAAA to C-IZZZ (ultralight aeroplanes only)
Cape Verde D4 D4-AAA to D4-ZZZ
Cayman Islands VP-C VP-CAA to VP-CZZ
Central African Republic TL TL-AAA to TL-ZZZ
Chad TT TT-AAA to TT-ZZZ
Chile CC CC-AAA to CC-ZZZ
CC-CAA to CC-CZZ (commercial aircraft)
CC-PAA to CC-PZZ (private aircraft)
Republic of China (Taiwan) B B-10000 to B-99999
People’s Republic of China B B-1000 to B-9999
Hong Kong, China B-H (formerly VR-H) B-HAA to B-HZZ
Hong Kong, China B-K B-KAA to B-KZZ
Hong Kong, China B-L B-LAA to B-LZZ
Macau, China B-M B-MAA to B-MZZ
Colombia HJ HJ-1000A to HJ-9999Z (Microlights)
Colombia HK HK-1000A to HK-9999Z
Comoros D6 D6-AAA to D6-ZZZ
Congo, Republic of TN TN-AAA to TN-ZZZ
Cook Islands E5 E5-AAA to E5-ZZZ
Congo, Democratic Republic of 9Q 9Q-AAA to 9Q-ZZZ
Costa Rica TI TI-AAA to TI-ZZZ
Côte d’Ivoire TU TU-AAA to TU-ZZZ
Croatia 9A 9A-AAA to 9A-ZZZ
9A-GAA to 9A-GZZ (Gliders)
9A-HAA to 9A-HZZ (Helicopters)
Cuba CU CU-C1000 to CU-C1999 (Airlines, cargo operations)
CU-E1000 to CU-E1999 (Agricultural Aircraft)
CU-H1000 to CU-H1999 (Helicopters)
CU-N1000 to CU-N1999 (Private Aircraft)
CU-T1000 to CU-T1999 (Airlines, passenger flights)
CU-U1000 to CU-U1999 (Ultralights)
Cyprus, Republic of 5B 5B-AAA to 5B-ZZZ
Czech Republic OK OK-AAA to OK-ZZZ
OK-AAA 00 to OK-ZZZ 99 (Microlights)
OK-0000 to OK-9999 (Gliders & balloons)
OK-A000 to OK-A999 (Ultralight gliders)
Denmark OY OY-AAA to OY-ZZZ
OY-HAA to OY-HZZ (Helicopters)
Djibouti J2 J2-AAA to J2-ZZZ
Dominica J7 J7-AAA to J7-ZZZ
Dominican Republic HI HI-100AA to HI-999ZZ
East Timor 4W
Ecuador HC HC-AAA to HC-ZZZ
Egypt SU SU-AAA to SU-XXZ
SU-ZAA to SU-ZZZ
El Salvador YS YS-AAA to YS-ZZZ
Equatorial Guinea 3C 3C-AAA to 3C-ZZZ
Eritrea E3 E3-AAAA to E3-ZZZZ
Estonia ES ES-AAA to ES-ZZZ
Ethiopia ET ET-AAA to ET-ZZZ
Falkland Islands VP-F VP-FAA to VP-FZZ
Faroe Islands OY OY-AAA to OY-ZZZ
OY-HAA to OY-HZZ (Helicopters)
OY-XAA to OY-XZZ (Gliders)
Fiji Islands DQ DQ-AAA to DQ-ZZZ
Finland OH OH-AAA to OH-ZZZ
OH-001 to OH-999 (gliders)
France F F-AAAA to F-ZZZZ
F-CAAA to F-CZZZ (Gliders)
F-OAAA to F-OZZZ (Overseas Territories)
F-PAAA to F-PZZZ (Homebuilt)
F-WAAA to F-WZZZ (Test and Delivery)
„department number“-AA to -ZZ & -AAA to -ZZZ (Ultralights)[eg: 59-ABC]
French West Indies F-OG F-OGAA to F-OGZZ
French Guyana F-O F-OAAA to F-OZZZ
Gabon TR TR-AAA to TR-ZZZ
Gambia C5 C5-AAA to C5-ZZZ
Georgia 4L 4L-AAA to 4L-ZZZ
4L-10000 to 4L-99999
Germany D D-AAAA to D-AZZZ for aircraft with more than 20t MTOW
D-BAAA to D-BZZZ for aircraft with 14t-20t MTOW
D-CAAA to D-CZZZ for aircraft with 5,7t-14t MTOW
D-EAAA to D-EZZZ for single engine aircraft up to 2t MTOW
D-FAAA to D-FZZZ for single engine aircraft from to 2t-5,7t MTOW
D-GAAA to D-GZZZ for multi-engine aircraft up to 2t MTOW
D-IAAA to D-IZZZ for multi-engine aircraft from 2t-5,7t MTOW
D-HAAA to D-HZZZ for rotorcraft
D-KAAA to D-KZZZ for powered gliders
D-LAAA to D-LZZZ for airships
D-MAAA to D-MZZZ for powered sports aircraft
D-NAAA to D-NZZZ for non-powered sports aircraft
D-OAAA to D-OZZZ for manned free ballons
D-0001 to D-9999 for Gliders
Ghana 9G 9G-AAA to 9G-ZZZ
Gibraltar VP-G VP-GAA to VP-GZZ
Greece SX SX-AAA to SX-ZZZ
Greenland OY OY-AAA to OY-ZZZ
Grenada J3 J3-AAA to J3-ZZZ
Guatemala TG TG-AAA to TG-ZZZ
Guinea 3X 3X-AAA to 3X-ZZZ
Guinea Bissau J5 J5-AAA to J5-ZZZ
Guyana 8R 8R-AAA to 8R-ZZZ
Haiti HH HH-AAA to HH-ZZZ
Honduras HR HR-AAA to HR-ZZZ
Hungary HA HA-AAA to HA-ZZZ
Iceland TF TF-AAA to TF-ZZZ
TF-100 to TF-999 (Microlights)
India VT VT-AAA to VT-ZZZ
VT-HAA to VT-HZZ (Helicopters)
Indonesia PK PK-AAA to PK-ZZZ
Iran EP EP-AAA to EP-ZZZ
Iraq YI YI-AAA to YI-ZZZ
Ireland EI EI-AAA to EI-ZZZ
Isle of Man M M-AAAA to M-ZZZZ
Israel 4X 4X-AAA to 4X-ZZZ
Italy I I-AAAA to I-ZZZZ
Jamaica 6Y 6Y-AAA to 6Y-ZZZ
Japan JA JA-0001 to JA-9999
JA-001A to JA-999Z
JA-01AA to JA-99ZZ
JA-A001 to JA-A999 (Balloons)
Jordan JY JY-AAA to JY-ZZZ
Kazakhstan UP UP-AAA01 to UP-ZZZ99 (Suffix letters refer to aircraft type)
Kenya 5Y 5Y-AAA to 5Y-ZZZ
Kiribati T3 T3-AAA to T3-ZZZ
Korea, People’s Democratic Rep. P P-500 to P-999
Korea, Republic of HL HL1000 to HL9999
Kuwait 9K 9K-AAA to 9K-ZZZ
Kyrgyzstan EX EX-100 to EX-999
EX-10000 to EX-99999
Laos RDPL RDPL-10000 to RDPL-99999
Latvia YL YL-AAA to YL-ZZZ
Lebanon OD OD-AAA to OD-ZZZ
Lesotho 7P 7P-AAA to 7P-ZZZ
Liberia A8 A8-AAA to A8-ZZZ
Libya 5A 5A-AAA to 5A-ZZZ
Liechtenstein HB HB-AAA to HB-ZZZ (shares allocation with Switzerland)
Lithuania LY LY-AAA to LY-ZZZ
Luxembourg LX LX-AAA to LX-ZZZ
LX-BAA to LX-BZZ (Balloons)
LX-CAA to LX-CZZ (Glider)
LX-HAA to LX-HZZ (Helicopters)
LX-XAA to LX-XZZ (Ultralights)
Macedonia Z3 Z3-AAA to Z3-ZZZ
Z3-HAA to Z3-HZZ (Helicopters)
Madagascar 5R 5R-AAA to 5R-ZZZ
Malawi 7Q 7Q-AAA to 7Q-ZZZ
Malaysia 9M 9M-AAA to 9M-ZZZ
9M-EAA to 9M-EZZ (Amateur-built)
9M-UAA to 9M-UZZ (Microlight)
Maldives 8Q 8Q-AAA to 8Q-ZZZ
Mali TZ TZ-AAA to TZ-ZZZ
Malta 9H 9H-AAA to 9H-ZZZ
Marshall Islands V7 V7-0001 to V7-9999
Mauritania 5T 5T-AAA to 5T-ZZZ
Mauritius 3B 3B-AAA to 3B-ZZZ
Mexico XA XA-AAA to XA-ZZZ
Mexico XB XB-AAA to XB-ZZZ
Mexico XC XC-AAA to XC-ZZZ
Micronesia V6 V6-AAA to V6-ZZZ
Moldova ER ER-AAA to ER-ZZZ
ER-10000 to ER-99999
Monaco 3A 3A-AAA to 3A-ZZZ
3A-HAA to 3A-HZZ (Helicopters)
Mongolia JU JU-1000 to JU-9999
Montenegro 4O 4O-AAA to 4O-ZZZ
Montserrat VP-M VP-MAA to VP-MZZ
Morocco CN CN-AAA to CN-ZZZ
Mozambique C9 C9-AAA to C9-ZZZ
Myanmar XY XY-AAA to XY-ZZZ
Myanmar XZ XZ-AAA to XZ-ZZZ (Not Used)
Namibia V5 V5-AAA to V5-ZZZ
Nauru C2 C2-AAA to C2-ZZZ
Nepal 9N 9N-AAA to 9N-ZZZ
Netherlands PH PH-AAA to PH-ZZZ
PH-1A1 to PH-9Z9 (Microlights)
PH-100 to PH-9999 (Gliders)
Netherlands Antilles PJ PJ-AAA to PJ-ZZZ
New Zealand ZK ZK-A**, ZK-B**, ZK-GA*, ZK-HA* reserved for historical aircraft including helicopters and gliders since 1987
ZK-FA*, ZK-FB* balloons
ZK-G** gliders
ZK-H**, ZK-I** helicopters
ZK-RA*, ZK-RB*, ZK-RC*, ZK-RD* gyrocopters
ZK-Q** marks are prohibited by ICAO
Remainder for fixed wing aircraft
Nicaragua YN YN-AAA to YN-ZZZ
Niger 5U 5U-AAA to 5U-ZZZ
Nigeria 5N 5N-AAA to 5N-ZZZ
Norway LN LN-AAA to LN-ZZZ
Oman A4O A4O-AA to A4O-ZZ
Pakistan AP AP-AAA to AP-ZZZ
Palestine SU-Y SU-YAA to SU-YZZ
Palestine E4
Panama HP HP-1000AA to HP-9999ZZ
Papua New Guinea P2 P2-AAA to P2-ZZZ
Paraguay ZP ZP-AAA to ZP-ZZZ
Peru OB OB-1000 to OB-9999
Philippines RP-C RP-C0001 to RP-C9999
Poland SP SP-AAA to SP-ZZZ
SP-1000 to SP-3000, SP-8000 (gliders)
SP-SAAA to SP-SZZZ (ultralights)
SN-00AA (police and border guard)
Portugal CR CR-AAA to CR-ZZZ
Portugal CS CS-AAA to CS-ZZZ
Qatar A7 A7-AAA to A7-ZZZ
Réunion Island F-OD F-ODAA to F-ODZZ
Romania YR YR-AAA to YR-ZZZ
YR-1000 to YR-9999 (Gliders)
Russian Federation RA RA-00001 to RA-99999
RA-0001A to RA-9999Z
Russian Federation RF RF-00001 to RF-99999 (state-owned aircraft)
Rwanda 9XR 9XR-AA to 9XR-ZZ
Saint Helena/Ascension VQ-H VQ-HAA to VQ-HZZ
Saint Kitts and Nevis V4 V4-AAA to V4-ZZZ
Saint Lucia J6 J6-AAA to J6-ZZZ
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines J8 J8-AAA to J8-ZZZ
Samoa 5W 5W-AAA to 5W-ZZZ
San Marino T7 T7-AAA to T7-ZZZ
T7-001 to T7-999 (Microlights)
São Tomé and Príncipe S9 S9-AAA to S9-ZZZ
Saudi Arabia HZ HZ-AAA to HZ-ZZZ
HZ-AA1 to HZ-ZZ99
HZ-AAA1 to HZ-ZZZ99
Senegal 6V 6V-AAA to 6V-ZZZ
Serbia YU YU-AAA to YU-ZZZ
Seychelles S7 S7-AAA to S7-ZZZ
Sierra Leone 9L 9L-AAA to 9L-ZZZ
Singapore 9V 9V-AAA to 9V-ZZZ
Slovakia OM OM-AAA to OM-ZZZ
Slovenia S5 S5-AAA to S5-ZZZ
S5-HAA to S5-HZZ (Helicopters)
Solomon Islands H4 H4-AAA to H4-ZZZ
Somalia 6O 6O-AAA to 6O-ZZZ
South Africa ZS ZS-AAA to ZS-ZZZ
South Africa ZT ZT-AAA to ZT-ZZZ
South Africa ZU ZU-AAA to ZU-ZZZ (experimental license)
Spain EC EC-AAA to EC-ZZZ
EC-001 to EC-999 (Test and delivery)
Sri Lanka 4R 4R-AAA to 4R-ZZZ
Sudan ST ST-AAA to ST-ZZZ
Surinam PZ PZ-AAA to PZ-ZZZ
Swaziland 3D 3D-AAA to 3D-ZZZ
Sweden SE SE-AAA to SE-ZZZ
Switzerland HB HB-AAA to HB-ZZZ
HB-1 to HB-9999 for Gliders and Motorgliders
Syria YK YK-AAA to YK-ZZZ
Tahiti F-OH F-OHAA to F-OHZZ
Tajikistan EY EY-10000 to EY-99999
Tanzania 5H 5H-AAA to 5H-ZZZ
Thailand HS HS-AAA to HS-ZZZ
Togo 5V 5V-AAA to 5V-ZZZ
Tonga A3 A3-AAA to A3-ZZZ
Trinidad and Tobago 9Y 9Y-AAA to 9Y-ZZZ
Tunisia TS TS-AAA to TS-ZZZ
Turkey TC TC-AAA to TC-ZZZ
Turkmenistan EZ EZ-A100 to EZ-Z999
Turks and Caicos VQ-T VQ-TAA to VQ-TZZ
Tuvalu T2 T2-AAA to T2-ZZZ
Uganda 5X 5X-AAA to 5X-ZZZ
Ukraine UR UR-AAA to UR-ZZZ
UR-10000 to UR-99999
United Arab Emirates A6 A6-AAA to A6-ZZZ
United Kingdom G G-AAAA to G-ZZZZ
G-1-1 to G-99-99 (Test and delivery)
G-N01AA to G-N99ZZ (dual registration of Concorde)
United Nations 4U 4U-AAA to 4U-ZZZ
United States of America N N1 to N99999
N1A to N9999Z
N1AA to N999ZZ
Uruguay CX CX-AAA to CX-ZZZ
Uzbekistan UK UK-10000 to UK-99999
Vanuatu YJ YJ-AA1 to YJ-ZZ99
Venezuela YV YV0001 to YV9999
YV-0001A to YV-9999P
YV-AAA1 to YV-ZZZ9 (Official use)
Vietnam VN VN-1000 to VN-9999
VN-A100 to VN-A999
Yemen 7O 7O-AAA to 7O-ZZZ
Zambia 9J 9J-AAA to 9J-ZZZ
Zimbabwe Z Z-AAA to Z-ZZZ