I understand many people don’t know the meaning of different Number Plates in Kenya and the meaning of their colors to society. Some people think that it is just a matter of decoration, but that isn’t true.
Here is the meaning of Number Plates in Kenya:
This plates shows vehicles which are owned by the government, they usually begin with GK
2.Dimplomatic Number Plate
These are number plates for cars or vehicles belonging to foreign Embassies. And in most cases they are given a special kind of number plate, mostly their number plates are red in color.
3.Motorbikes and TukTuk Number Plates in Kenya
TukTuks and Motorbikes and other types of motors are usually given yellow plates, and each plate is given four letters and all in yellow.
4. Custom Mode plates
In these cases Kenyans are given an opportunity to customize their number plates at a very huge fee, an example is lawyer Donald Kipkorir, Ringtone, Zari.
They are generally yellow in color from behind and white in color from the nose. And they all begin with the letter K.
KDF plates,they don’t begin with GK.They have unique numbers which follows international numbering.
7.County Government plates
These vehicles have a unique number plate which starts with county code, the plates are unique and different from all 47 county Governments.
8.Govornment Institutions /Parastatals
Plates are blue in color, they are owned by the Institutions but they belong to the national government, like schools, hospital vehicles.