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Municipality of Bodegraven-Reeuwijk: exchanging a foreign driving licence for a Dutch driving licence

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.

Applying at the service desk

You can exchange your foreign driving licence at the service desk by appointment.

Make an appointment via Gemeente Bodegraven-Reeuwijk or +31 172-522 522

The fee for exchanging a driving licence is € 41,60.

You must pay that fee at the time of application.

It takes 2 to 4 weeks for the licences to be exchanged. You will receive a letter from the Rijksdienst voor het Wegverkeer – RDW (Netherlands Vehicle Authority) when you can collect your driving licence. You must collect your driving licence in person. You have 3 months to do this after you have received the letter from the RDW. After that time, the driving licence will be destroyed.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Bodegraven-Reeuwijk

Last updated on 22 March 2023