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Exchanging a foreign driving licence for a Dutch driving licence in the Netherlands

Do you have a foreign driving licence and do you live in the Netherlands? You can drive temporarily in the Netherlands on your foreign driving licence. Later, you have to exchange your driving licence at your municipality.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Exchange driving license from foreign to Dutch

Do you live in the Netherlands, but do you still have a foreign driving licence? Then you must exchange it at the municipality for a Dutch driving licence. You must make an appointment for this.

Please note: you must live in the Netherlands and be registered with a municipality to exchange a foreign driving licence. You must hand in your foreign driving licence when you apply. You are not allowed to drive until you have received your new driving licence.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Zwolle