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Municipality of Dijk en Waard: 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 town halls of Dijk en Waard.

By appointment

Make an appointment via the website. You do this by pressing the button under the drop-down menu: Omwisseling buitenlands rijbewijs (Foreign driving license exchange).

You pay a fee for this service. For more information, contact the municipality.

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 Dijk en Waard

Last updated on 11 January 2023