License Plate

Scan capability overview

Example License Plate

The License Plate Plugin can be used to scan license plates of different sizes and from different European countries, the United States and Africa.

It includes license plate localization, perspective transformation and scanning of the license plate number - including possible country information in an EU or similar badge.

License plates need to be fully visible inside the cutout and angles of up to ~40° vertically and ~50° horizontally are possible for scanning.

Supported Countries


  • Albania

  • Austria

  • Belgium

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Bulgaria

  • Croatia

  • Cyprus

  • Czech Republic

  • Denmark (incl. Faroe Islands)

  • Estonia

  • Finland

  • France

  • Georgia

  • Germany

  • Greece

  • Hungary

  • Iceland

  • Ireland

  • Italy

  • Kosovo

  • Latvia

  • Lithuania

  • Luxembourg

  • Malta

  • Moldova

  • Montenegro

  • Netherlands

  • North Macedonia

  • Norway

  • Poland

  • Portugal

  • Romania

  • Serbia

  • Slovakia

  • Slovenia

  • Spain

  • Sweden

  • Switzerland

  • Turkey

  • Ukraine

  • United Kingdom (incl. Gibraltar)

Supported Characters

European and African License Plates

0-9, A-Z, Ö, Ü, - and whitespace

US License Plates

0-9, A-Z, -, & and whitespace

Limited support for the character '&'.


European License Plates

  • Limited support for two-line license plates for the following countries: Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, North Macedonia and Romania

  • Limited support for small two-line license plates for light motorized vehicles such as mopeds

  • Limited support for special characters (e.g. crossed out or modified 0’s)

  • Limited support for non-standard license plates

  • Limited support for temporary license plates

  • Limited support for license plates with an expiration date

  • Limited support for non-standard mounted or bent license plates

US License Plates

  • State detection is not reliable for vanity plates

  • Experimental support for the territories American Samoa, Guam and Puerto Rico

  • Stacked characters (one character above another) aren’t scanning correctly at the moment

  • Multi-line is currently not supported

Plugin configuration and result

Plugin configuration

  • Find the PluginConfig parameters here.

Plugin result

  • Find the PluginResult parameters here.