Small UK sticker for motorcycle

You need a small UK sticker on your motorcycle if riding through France or mainland Europe.
You have a few options for this and we will show them at the bottom of the page.

Where to put a UK sticker on a motorcycle?

Firstly, you only need to have a rear facing one.

However, unlike a car, van, motorhome etc putting a UK sticker on a bike isn't quite so easy. A standard "Oval UK sticker" for a car is normally way too big for a bike as they are 18 cm wide by 13.3 cm tall. (Read about standard car UK stickers here.)

The only place you can put one that size would be if you had a large box or a big set of panniers.

Some people use a cars number plate sticker (just the rear, yellow one) which is an OK workaround if you can find somewhere to fit it.

Here though we have two motorcycle specific options you can use.

A) A specially designed for the job, "Motorbike UK Number Plate sticker". These are about 24mm x 54mm see image 1 

B) An small oval shaped UK sticker especially for bikes. These are approx. 80mm x 43mm 
UK Number Plate Stickers
A) Motorbike Number Plate Stickers (They come in pack of 2) 
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B) Oval Motorcycle UK Sticker
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What size UK sticker for motorcycle?

A car rear number plate sticker is aprox 44mm wide by 109mm tall and you may be able to find somewhere to place this.

The best option is the motorbike UK plate stickers as they are designed specifically for the job. These are just 24mm x54mm.

You get two in a set, both rear ones, and they are ideal to be fitted on your number plate. 
Do I need a UK sticker for Motorcycle

Is GB sticker still valid?

Not anymore, and if you have one you should cover it over or remove it.

Do I need a UK sticker on a motorcycle?

Yes, you do, the rules are clear. You must have a "country identifier" displayed on any motor vehicle on the roads in Europe. 

So, it isn't just France, if you are carrying on through to Spain or any other mainland European country you have to have one.

Motorcycle rules and regulations

See our motorcycling in France page for more in-depth information.


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