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Municipality of Vlaardingen: applying to collect 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.

You live in Vlaardingen. You have Dutch nationality, a nationality from the European Union or a valid residence permit. You have obtained your driver's license and you are authorized to drive. You are 16 years or older for a moped driving license. You are 17 years old for a car driving license with a companion pass. You are 18 years or older for all other driving licenses.

  • an ID.
  • your current driver's license, if you already have one.
  • 1 good passport photo, not older than 6 months. View the 'fotomatrix' (pdf, 421 kB) to see whether your passport photo meets the requirements.
  • Are you under 18 years of age? A registered supervisor's pass.

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

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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.

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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 14:00, 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 Vlaardingen

Last updated on 1 February 2024