Banned 22-reg number plates revealed

DVLA releases latest list of number plate combinations deemed too inappropriate to be displayed publicly

Number plates

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has released its latest list of registrations that are too rude for the road, this time for the 22-plate.

Any British war hawks may be disappointed to find that GO22 WAR isn’t allowed, while anyone with a foul mouth won’t be allowed swearing-related combinations such as F22 CKK and BA22 ARD.

Once again, registrations referring to Covid-19 - including CO22 RNA, CO22 VD and CO22 ONA - are forbidden, as are those referring to drugs, such as HA22 SH and G22 NJA.

The list, which was sent to Auto Express following a Freedom of Information request, also includes combinations like BL22 JOB, PU22 SAY and TO22 SER. 

Some serious thought goes into deciding which number plates need to go on the DVLA’s list of suppressed registrations. Twice a year, the public body tasks its best and brightest with finding every combination of the newly released format that shouldn’t see the light of day.

The criteria for plates to be banned is if they “may cause offence, embarrassment or are in poor taste”. The DVLA points out that it’s only a small minority of combinations that end up on the suppressed list, with the vast majority of registrations being publicly available.

The full list of banned plates can be found below, but be warned that some readers may find a number of the included registrations offensive or distasteful.

Full list of banned 22-reg plates

TT22 OSS
UT22 OSS
*A22 HLE
*A22 HOL
*A22 NAL
*A22 OLE
*A22 RSE
*A22 SOL
*A22 YAN
BT22 CHY
CO22 CK*
*C22 NNT
*C22 NT*
CR22 PLE
*D22 UGY
*D22 UNK
*F22 CCK
*F22 CKA
*F22 CKK
*F22 CKR
*F22 CKS
AF22 FF*
FF22 FF*
UF22 FF*
*F22 GOT
*F22 GTT
*F22 GUT
*F22 KER
FA22 OTS
FA22 OTT
GO22 FUC
*G22 NJA
AH22 LER
HH22 LER
AH22 LRR
HH22 LRR
AH22 LRS
HH22 LRS
AH22 OMO
HH22 OMO
UH22 OMO
AH22 TLR
HH22 TLR
*J22 HAD
AK22 LAA
KK22 LAA
UK22 LAA
AK22 LAH
KK22 LAH
UK22 LAH
AK22 LAR
KK22 LAR
UK22 LAR
AK22 LAS
KK22 LAS
UK22 LAS
AK22 LED
KK22 LED
UK22 LED
AK22 LEM
KK22 LEM
UK22 LEM
AK22 LER
KK22 LER
UK22 LER
AK22 LHA
KK22 LHA
UK22 LHA
AK22 LLA
KK22 LLA
UK22 LLA
AK22 LLR
KK22 LLR
UK22 LLR
AK22 LOR
KK22 LOR
UK22 LOR
AK22 LUR
KK22 LUR
UK22 LUR
*K22 YKE
*M22 FKD
*M22 FKK
*M22 FKR
*N22 GAR
*N22 GAS
*N22 GER
*N22 GGA
*N22 GGR
*N22 GRO
*N22 GRR
*N22 GRS
*N22 GUR
*N22 GRZ
*P22 EDO
AP22 HED
UP22 HED
PP22 HED
AP22 OFF
UP22 OFF
PP22 OFF
AP22 SED
UP22 SED
PP22 SED
AP22 SER
UP22 SER
PP22 SER
*P22 SSY
*R22 PED
*R22 PES
*S22 AAG
*S22 AGG
*S22 AGS
*S22 AGX
*S22 LAG
*S22 LLG
*S22 UTS
*S22 UTT
*S22 UTX
*S22 UTY
*S22 UUT
AT22 NKR
TT22 NKR
UT22 NKR
AT22 OSR
TT22 OSR
UT22 OSR
AT22 SER
TT22 SER
UT22 SER
AT22 SSR
TT22 SSR
UT22 SSR
*T22 URD
UU22 REM
RU22 REM
AW22 NKR
UW22 NKR
WW22 NKR
AW22 NKS
UW22 NKS
WW22 NKS
AN22 STD
AR22 YAN
AS22 BOY
AS22 FUL
AS22 FWC
AS22 HLE
AS22 HOL
AS22 OL*
AW22 ORE
BA22 ARD
BA22 TRD
BE22 END
BJ22 BOY
BJ22 FAB
BJ22 GAL
BJ22 GAY
BJ22 GRL
BJ22 LAS
BL22 JB*
BL22 JJB
BL22 JOB
BL22 WJB
BO22 LOX
BO22 OCS
BO22 OCX
BO22 OCZ
BO22 OKS
BO22 OKX
BO22 OKZ
BU22 GAR
BU22 GER
BU22 GGR
BU22 GRD
BU22 GRR
BU22 GRS
BU22 GRY
BU22 SHT
CO22 LRD
CO22 ONA
CO22 ORD
CO22 RNA
CO22 RRD
CO22 VD*
CR22 PLE
CR22 PPL
CR22 SST
CR22 STT
DR22 GG*
DR22 GNG
DR22 NK*
FA22 GAT
FA22 GDT
FA22 GTT
FA22 NNY
FA22 WAH
FE22 ATE
FF22 KED
FK22 CKR
FK22 CR*
FK22 EXY
FK22 KRS
FK22 KRZ
FK22 SXY
FK22 VAJ
FR22 GGN
FR22 GN*
GA22 BOY
GB22 BAD
GB22 BOM
GB22 DED
GB22 DWN
GB22 FKD
GB22 FKT
GB22 GNG
GB22 GUN
GB22 HTR
GB22 KKK
GB22 KLL
GB22 KLR
GB22 KLS
GB22 MOB
GB22 SHT
GB22 WAR
GO22 BCK
GO22 HEL
GO22 HLL
GO22 SHT
GO22 WAR
GU22 LTY
GY22 PO*
GY22 PPD
GY22 PPO
HA22 SH*
HO22 CST
JY22 HAD
KK22 YKE
KN22 FED
KN22 FEX
KN22 VES
KO22 AAN
KO22 ANN
KO22 ANS
KR22 PLE
LE22 BOO
LE22 BOS
LE22 BOZ
LE22 ZAA
LE22 ZAS
LE22 ZAZ
LE22 ZAR
LE22 ZBO
LE22 ZER
LE22 ZRR
LE22 ZRS
LE22 ZZA
LE22 ZZR
MA22 TYR
MO22 EST
MU22 DER
MU22 GAR
MU22 GDD
MU22 GED
MU22 GER
MU22 GGD
MU22 GGR
MU22 GRR
MU22 RDR
NF22 NAZ
NF22 WAR
NF22 XRW
NG22 GAR
NG22 GER
NG22 GRR
NG22 NOG
NN22 GAA
NN22 GAZ
NN22 GUR
NO22 BLK
NO22 GAY
NO22 HRH
NO22 PKY
OR22 ASM
PA22 EDO
PE22 ADO
PE22 RVT
PE22 VRT
PO22 CES
PO22 CEY
PO22 FTR
PO22 RNO
PU22 SAY
PU22 SSY
PU22 SUC
PU22 SUK
PU22 SUX
RA22 APE
SA22 TEN
SC22 OTM
SC22 TOM
SC22 TUM
SU22 CDE
TE22 ROR
TH22 EAT
TO22 AHH
TO22 RAH
TO22 SER
UR22 REM
UF22 UKA
UF22 UKR
UK22 BAD
UK22 BOM
UK22 DED
UK22 DWN
UK22 EDL
UK22 FKD
UK22 FKT
UK22 GNG
UK22 GUN
UK22 HTR
UK22 KKK
UK22 KLL
UK22 KLR
UK22 KLS
UK22 MOB
UK22 SHT
UK22 WAR
UP22 BOM
US22 WAR
VA22 FGM
VA22 GNA
VU22 LVA
WE22 APE
WE22 GAY
WH22 RES
YA22 DEE
YA22 DYS
YE22 DTH
YE22 WAR
YS22 DTH
YS22 WAR
SC22 OTE

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