South Africa is set to receive new number plates in 2017, according to a report byMyBroadband.
New national number plates were first officially mentioned in a Department of Transport Notice on 28 January 2015.
The draft regulation amendments were opened to public comment at the time of their publication.
Arrive Alive stated at a recent conference that the new number plates are due in 2017 and that the plates must be renewed every five years.
What the new number plates looks like
The new number plates will be an embossed aluminium plate, with the background printed under a coat of a retro-reflective surface.