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Municipality of De Wolden: 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 drivers licence. You must hand in your foreign drivers licence when you apply. You are not allowed to drive until you have received your new drivers licence.

You can exchange a valid foreign drivers licence if you live in the Netherlands. You can make an appointment online.

You pay a fee for exchanging your drivers licence. For more information please contact the municipality: +31528378200 or .

It takes 2 to 4 weeks for the licences to be exchanged. You will receive a letter from the RDW (Netherlands Vehicle Authority) with information about 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 De Wolden

Visiting address

Raadhuisstraat 2

7921GD Zuidwolde

Opening hours
8:30 - 13:30
8:30 - 13:30
8:30 - 16:00
18:00 - 20:00
8:30 - 13:30
8:30 - 13:30

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Last updated on 4 January 2023