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Municipality of Emmen: applying to collect a driving licence

This information has been published by: Municipality of Emmen

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

You apply for your driving licence in person at the municipality where you live and are registered. You must make an online appointment to do this. 

In some cases you can also apply for your driving licence online. You will then be able to collect the new driving licence from the service desk after just 2 working days. You submit the application via the RDW website. Visit the RDW website to find out how to apply for a driving licence online (in Dutch).

Driving licence: €  51,10 

‘Health Declaration for the medical examination: € 44,50.

After around a week, you can collect your driving licence from the municipality in person.

Do you need it sooner than that?

If you need your driving licence urgently, you can make an urgent request. If you apply for the driving licence before 13:30h, you will be able to collect it the next working day. You have to pay an extra fee for an urgent request.

How long are driving licences valid?

  • Under 65 years of age: valid for 10 years.
  • Between 65 and 70 years of age: valid until your 75th birthday.
  • Between 70 and 75 years of age: valid for 5 years.
  • Over 75 years of age: valid for a maximum of 5 years.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Emmen

Visiting address

Raadhuisplein 1

7811AP Emmen

Opening hours
Monday
08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 16:30
Thursday
08:30 - 19:00
Friday
08:30 - 16:30
Saturday
08:30 - 12:00
Sunday
Closed
Last updated on 9 January 2024