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Apply for an exemption to access to a low emission zone

A milieuzone (low emission zone) is an area in a city where certain road vehicles are not allowed due to the level of pollution they emit. For example, diesel cars and lorry trucks. Are you unable to drive your vehicle in a low emission zone in the Netherlands because it doesn’t meet the emissions standards? You may be eligible for an exemption from the municipality.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Exemption low emission zone

Do you want to enter the environmental zone of Leiden with your truck and do you not meet the requirements? Apply for an exemption.

The Leiden environmental zone is the area within the canals and the eastern part of the Morsweg.

View on the national website where the environmental zone runs exactly.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Leiden

Last updated on 26 September 2022