Vehicle Registration Number or Codes for Tamilnadu, India

Numbering of vehicle in India is done at Regional/Sub Regional Transport Offices located in various states. Each vehicle number has prescribed format. Take an example of a vehicle number TN-75 A 9999, where 'TN' denotes state code for Tamilnadu State, '75' denotes RTOs code for Marthandam, 'A' denotes series and '9999' denotes running serial number between 1 and 9999.


Regional Transport Offices
Current Registration Series
RTO/SRTO Name
Old Registration Series
TN-01 Chennai Central (Chennai District) MSP,MSV,MSY, MSL,
TMP,TMV,TMY, TMU,
TMQ,TMM,TMJ,TMF,
TMS,TMD, TCX,TSE,
TSB,TSH,TSL,TSP,
TMB,TMS
TN-02 Chennai North-West (Chennai District)
TN-03 Chennai North-East (Chennai District)
TN-04 Chennai East (Chennai District) MST, MSW, MSS, MSR,
MSQ, MSM, TMW, TMT,
TMH TSC, TCZ
TN-05 Chennai North (Chennai District)
TN-06 Chennai South-East (Chennai District)
TN-07 Chennai South (Chennai District) MSC, MSX, MSZ, TMC,
TMX,TMZ, TMS, TMR,
TMO,TMK,TMG,TME,
TCV,TSG, TMI,TSR,TST
TN-09 Chennai West (Chennai District) TMA, TCW, TSA,TSF,
TSK, TSI, TSD, TSJ, TSO
TN-10 Chennai South-West (Chennai District)
TN-11 Tambaram, Sollinganallur (Kancheepuram District)
TN-16 Tindivanam (Villupuram District)
TN-18 Redhills, Ambattur (Tiruvallur District)
TN-19 Chengalpattu, Madurantakam (Kancheepuram District)
TN-20 Tiruvallur, Poonamalle (Tiruvallur District)
TN-21 Kancheepuram, Sriperumbudur (Kancheepuram District) MDH, TNH, TDH,
TCH, TAH
TN-22 Meenambakkam (Kancheepuram District)
TN-23 Vellore, Gudiyatham, Vaniyambadi (Vellore District) MDJ,TNJ,TNM,TDJ,
TAJ, TCJ, TAV
TN-24 Krishnagiri (Krishnagiri District)
TN-25 Tiruvannamalai, Arani (Tiruvannamalai District) TAI
TN-28 Namakkal, Paramathivellore, Rasipuram (Namakkal District)
TN-29 Dharmapuri, Palacode (Dharmapuri District), Harur (Karur District) MDD, TND, TDD,
TCD, TAD
TN-30 Salem West, Omalur (Salem District) MDS, MDL, TNS, TNL,
TDS, TDL TDM, TDW,
TCE, TCS, TAS, TAN,
TAL, TAM, TLS, TN-27
TN-31 Cuddalore, Chidambaram, Virudhachalam, Neyveli (Cuddalore District) MDF, TNF, TDF,
TCF, TAF
TN-32 Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Ulundurpet (Villupuram District)
TN-33 Erode (Erode District) TNQ,TDQ,TDX,TCQ,
TAE,TAQ
TN-34 Tiruchencide (Namakkal District)
TN-36 Gobichettipalayam, Bhavani, Sathiyamangalam (Erode District)
TN-37 Coimbatore South (Coimbatore District)
TN-38 Coimbatore North (Coimbatore District)
TN-39 Tiruppur North, Avinashi (Tiruppur District)
TN-40 Mettupalayam (Coimbatore District)
TN-41 Pollachi (Coimbatore District) TCI,TAP
TN-42 Tirupur South, Kangayam (Tiruppur District)
TN-43 Ooty, Gudalur (Nilgiris District) MDN, TNN, TDN
TN-45 Thiruchirappalli, Thiruverumbur, Manapparai (Thiruchirappalli District) MDY, MDG, TNY,
TNG, TNX, TDG, TCY,
TDY, TAY, TAX, TAK
TN-46 Perambalur (Perambalur District)
TN-47 Karur, Kulithalai (Karur District)
TN-48 Srirangam, Thuraiyur (Trichirappalli District)
TN-49 Thanjavur, Pattukottai (Thanjavur District) MDO, TNO, TDO, TNZ,
TCO, TAO, TLO
TN-50 Thiruvarur, Mannargudi (Thiruvarur District)
TN-51 Nagapattinam, Mayiladurai (Nagapattinam District)
TN-52 Sangari, Mettur (Salem District)
TN-54 Salem East (Salem District)
TN-55 Pudukottai, Aranthang (Pudukottai District) TNP, TDP, TCP
TN-56 Perundurai (Erode District)
TN-57 Dindigul, Ottanchatram, Vadasandur, Batalagundu, Palani (Dindigul District) TCL
TN-58 Madurai South, Thirumangalam (Madurai District)
TN-59 Madurai North, Vadipatti, Melur (Madurai District) MDU, MDA, TNU,
TNA, TNZ, TNW,
TDU, TDA, TCU,
TAU, TAZ, TAA
TN-60 Theni, Uthamapalayam (Theni District)
TN-61 Ariyalur (Ariyalur District)
TN-63 Sivaganga, Karaigudi (Sivaganga District) TCA
TN-64 Madurai Central (Madurai District)
TN-65 Ramanathapuram, Paramakudi (Ramanathapuram District) MDR, TNR, TDR, TCR
TN-66 Coimbatore Central (Coimbatore District) TLB, MDC, MDE, MDM,
MDB, TNV, TNE, TNB,
TNC, TCI, TCC, TDE,
TDB,TDL,TDI, TAG,TCG,
TAB,TAR, TDC,TLS
TN-67 Virudhunagar, Sivakasi, Srivilliputhur (Virudhunagar District) TCM
TN-68 Kumbakonam (Thanjavur District)
TN-69 Tuticorin, Tiruchendur, Kovilpatti (Thoothukkudi District) TAC
TN-70 Hosur (Krishnagiri District)
TN-72 Tirunelveli, Vallioor (Tirunelveli District) MDT, MDI, TNI,
TNT, TCT
TN-73 Ranipet, Arakonam (Vellore District)
TN-74 Nagercoil (Kanyakumari District) MDK, TAT, TCK,
TDT, TNK,TDK
TN-75 Marthandam (Kanyakumari District)
TN-76 Tenkasi, Ambasamuthiram, Sankarankoil (Tirunelveli District)
TN-77 Attur, Valapadi (Salem District)
TN-78 Dharapuram, Udumalpet (Tiruppur District)
TN-79 Sankarankoil (Tirunelveli District)
TN-81 Thiruchirapalli East, Thiruverumbur (Thiruchirapalli District)
TN-82 Maiyiladudurai/Mayiladuthurai, Sirkali (Nagapattinam District)
TN-83 Vaniyambadi, Tirupattur (Vellore District)
TN-84 Srivilliputhur, Sivakasi (Virudhunagar District)
TN-85 Kundrathur (Kancheepuram District)
TN-86 Erode West (Erode District)
TN-88 Namakkal South, Paramathi Velur (Namakkal District)
TN-90 Salem South (Salem District)
TN-99 Coimbatore West (Coimbatore District)
TN-??G Government Vehicles
TN-??N Tamilnadu State Transport Vehicles MSN, TMN, TML, TCB

25 comments:

Vineeta Yashswi said...

Good...

Jeevan said...

Thanks for listing down the state RTO numbers. I will save it for further reference.

Hope it was a wonderful beginning for you, this year. My best wishes :)

R.Ramakrishnan said...

Thanks for sharing this information

Kalyan said...

Thats some useful info.!

Unknown said...

THANKS FOR LISTING CODES.ITS FOR MY GENERAL REFERENCE

musthafa gulam said...

Thanks for information

musthafa gulam said...

So good

Girish Jain said...

Good

Sathish Deeps said...

Good job but TN88 missing

Krishna/കൃഷ്ണ said...

@Sathish Deeps

Thanks for intimation...

I updated with new details...

krishna jagadesh said...

on what basis the numbers are allocated to each district...?????

Sridhar R said...

TN 88 Belongs To Paramathi Velur (Namakka Dt) Correct The Spelling

Krishna/കൃഷ്ണ said...

@krishna jagadesh
First lists of vehicle registration codes alloted from north to south. Later alloted on the basis of increasing vehicle number count.

@Sridhar
Thank you for notifying. I corrected it.

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Vijay Sakthi said...

Do you know approx.registered year for the older 3 letters?

Like


TNE - 1976
TDS - 1981


I was trying to find the vehicle model from the vehicle number, do we have any online link to find the same.

dhanasekar dhanush said...

good information

thirumalai nathan said...

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arun skaria John said...

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VIJAY BOOPATHI said...

Thanku u for rto no showing

saravana kumar said...

useful one

krishna moorthy said...

RTO mayiladuthurai in Nagapattinam District Newly raised from 19.02.2014. Its reg series is as< TN 82 XXXX>

Krishna/കൃഷ്ണ said...

@Krishna Moorthy
Thank you for notifying... I added it

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Baskar said...

and do u guys know TN11 to TN15 is region RTO?