Netherlands Worldwide

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

Please note: you can only apply for a driving licence if you live in the Netherlands and are registered with a municipality.

  • apply in person by appointment
  • pay on application
  • also bring a valid identity card or passport
  • bring 1 color passport photo not older than 6 months. See conditions (in Dutch).
  • it is not possible to take passport photos at the town hall
  • bring your old driver's license with you when renewing or extending a category
  • collect it 6 working days after application in person by appointment (also applies to children)

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Stichtse Vecht

Visiting address