Highway Patrol

First Issue 1992? (previously used SG plates)

State Outline base (same as 1981 passenger)
"HP" prefix
numbering began at HP1001


transition to flat/screenprinted serial late 2008


April/May, 2018, new issues on South Carolina "standard design" with stacked H/P prefix. Numbering continues from previous design.




Booster plates used exclusively for Highway Patrol






State Transport Police

First Issue 2005?

State Outline base (same as 1981 passenger)
"STP" prefix
numbering began at STP1001