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Applying to collect a driving licence in the Netherlands

Have you passed your practical driving test? You can then collect your driving licence at your municipality. You are not allowed to drive a vehicle until you have collected your driving licence.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Applying for a driving licence

You can apply for a driving license at the town hall or online. Within a few working days after your application, you can collect your driving license by appointment at the town hall. You can only apply for or renew your driving license yourself. Have you lost your driver's license? Report this (online) to the RDW.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Smallingerland

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