Many want to know what has been the last license plate assigned by the General Directorate of Traffic (DGT) when buying a new car to carry the number we like the most or our favorite letters. Although it is not possible to know exactly the license plate that is going to touch us, an estimate can be made thanks to the registration microdata of the DGT itself, although there are pages dieselgasolina.com that show more easily the last highest registration issued in Spain by the DGT.
For example, as of July 18, 2021, the query made on dieselgasolina.com at 12:30 p.m. shows that the last assigned license plate in our country it is 37 ** LRX, seen on July 16. When license plates are posted, the last two digits are omitted for security reasons. The DGT microdata also indicate that the last registration, dated July 16, is LRX.
Dieselgasolina explains how it updates its database: “The DGT publishes the letters of the last assigned license plate almost daily, but it does so with a delay. I mean, for today the published data corresponds to the end of yesterday, and today these data no longer update them. What other websites do is replicate the data that the DGT publishes, that is why their data is not updated for today. U.S We update the most current registration on the current day with the information that reaches our email, that’s why you will always see that we have the most up-to-date data. “
The registration system in Spain
Since September 18, 2000, the Spanish registration system works with plates containing the European flag with the “E” for Spain, four numbers and three letters. According to ITV.com, this change was made in order to “Promote European integration” or “promote the sale of second-hand cars between provinces.”
Thanks to this remodeling of the registration system 21 years ago 80 million combinations can be given and 40 years can go by without repeat registrations. In case you do not like your new registration, it is possible to request a change by filling in the DGT form and paying the corresponding fees.