moini.net - Jim Moini's License Plates
TEMPORARY PLATES 1992-2012 Starting in 1991 or 1992, and for the next 20 years, NJ used
long paper temps that hung in the back window.
1992-2003
This series started in late 1991 with 6 digits and a NJ map separator - the earliest expiration known is 1/1/92.
When it went to 7 digits, the NJ map went away.   Over the years, several different fonts were used for the numbers.

1992
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate


1993
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1993
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1994
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1995
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1995Ed B
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1996
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1996
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1997
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1997
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate


In 1997, around when the 500 series was due to start, some tags in the 250/270 series were issued.

1997
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1997
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1998
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate


In 1998 a silver hologram strip was introduced into the lower section where the date is written.

1998
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1998
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1999
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1999
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1999
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

1999
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2000
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate



In 2000, the some the mid-500 series numbers were issued - and in another different font.

2000
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2000
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2001
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2001
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2002
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2003
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2003
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate


Non-resident temps in this series had no numbers, but there is a small serial number between the left and right sides.
The serial number is 7 digits (later 8 digits) followed by the letter K.

1999NON-RESIDENT # 704461 K
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2003-2008
After 9999999 was reached, the series started at 1000000 again in early 2003.

2003
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2003
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2004
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate



Here is a 700 series plate - a leftover from the previous series? Note the unique font.

2004
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2004
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2005
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2005
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2005
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2006
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2006
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2007
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2008
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2008
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate


In early 2008, the 7-digit series of temp plates stopped at (possibly) 5999999.

2003NON-RESIDENT # 1221518 K
Jeff Fazekas
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2004NON-RESIDENT # 1558512 K
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2005NON-RESIDENT
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2006NON-RESIDENT # 1924207 K
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2008-2012
A new series was issued in 2008 starting at A000001 with some new characteristics:
(1) a barcode, (2) the serial number in a black box (top center), (3) the silver hologram stip removed, and (4) the left-hand panel now has color (bluish/pinkish/bluish).

2008
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2008
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2008
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate


Between A405083 and B055014, the validity for temp tags changed from 20 days to 30 days.   Non-resident temps remained valid for 20 days.

2009
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2009UNDATED - no date written in
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2010
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2010
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2010COOL DATE 10-10-10
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2010
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

20107 numbers higher than previous one
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2011
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2011
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2012Different Font (here we go again...)
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2011
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2012
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2012
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate


This series stopped being issued as of June 30, 2012 - the highest number seen was D424709.

2008NON-RESIDENT # 2293331 Kflickr
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2010NON-RESIDENTflickr
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate

2012NON-RESIDENT # 3059910 K
New Jersey Temporary Tag License Plate



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