Exchanging your foreign driving licence

Published: 
18 November 2015
Modified: 
23 February 2017

If you come to live in the Netherlands, it depends on the country that issued your driving licence whether you may make use of your foreign driving licence in the Netherlands.

In some cases the driving licence that you obtained in a foreign country can be converted to a Dutch driving licence. This option is not available to citizens of all countries; sometimes it will be necessary to redo the driving test. You can find out which rules apply to your situation in the flowchart below (PDF) or on the website of the Centraal Bureau Rijvaardigheden (CBR).

Published: 
18 November 2015
Modified: 
23 February 2017