Open consultation

Introduction of green number plates for ultra low emission vehicles


Proposals for introducing green number plates for ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs).

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

Consultation setting out our initial view and inviting comments on a range of aspects regarding the introduction of green number plates, including:

  • eligibility
  • design
  • rollout
  • enforcement

​The purpose of introducing green number plate is to:

  • provide a UK-wide mechanism enabling people to spot and differentiate vehicles based on their environmental impact
  • help inform road-users and normalise the idea of clean vehicles on our roads, encouraging a shift to cleaner vehicles
  • help local authorities to identify ULEVs and bring in local incentives for electric vehicles

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Consultation on the introduction of green number plates for ultra-low emission vehicles

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Office for Low Emission Vehicles
Department for Transport
Great Minster House
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Published 22 October 2019