Registration Plates & Vehicle Identification Number
registraion plates must be in good condition and easily readable.
Letters and numbers must be correctly spaced and of the correct
Number plates fitted after 1 September 2001 must display characters
that meet the dimensions shown below.
79mm Width (except the figure 1 or letter l) 50mm Stroke 14mm Space between characters 11mm Space between groups 33mm Top, bottom and side margins (minimum) 11mm Space between vertical lines 19mm
The character width has been slightly reduced from 57mm to 50mm
to accommodate the Euro-symbol on the number plate.
You VIN plate should be legible and of course should match the VIN
of your log book