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Mobility & Transport - Road Safety

Netherlands - NL7

Issue period: 19/01/2013 - 13/11/2014

Physical description

Size: 54 x 86 mm

Format: ID-1

Material: Polycarbonate

Colour: Pink

Distinctive features: Dutch


Security features


  • 1 Surname of the holder
  • 2 Other name(s) of the holder
  • 3 Date and place of birth
  • 4a Date of issue of the licence
  • 4b Date of expiry of the licence
  • 4c Name of the issuing authority
  • 5 Number of licence
  • 6 Photograph of the holder
  • 7 Signature of the holder
  • 8 Permanent place of residence
  • 9 category(ies) of vehicle(s) the holder is entitled to drive
  • 10 Date of first issue of each category(ies)
  • 11 Date of expiry of each category
  • 12 Additional information/restriction(s)

Categories & Codes


For more information on the corresponding categories, please check the Commission decision on equivalence.


Period of validity*

AM, A1, A2, A, B, BE

Until 60:10 years;

60-65: valid until age of 70;

above 65: 5 years above

(see comments)

C, C1, D, D1, CE, C1E, DE, D1E

5 years

*This refers to the administrative validity of the document and does not necessarily reflect the holder’s right to drive.



National codes



Only for private use


For private use, and professional use, not including the transport of persons or supervision of a third party driving, for maximum 4 hours a day


Using a monocular bioptic telescope system


Driving unaccompanied in an alcolock-fitted vehicle whose registration number is linked to the holder's name. Validity period of 2 years


Except professional transport of persons or supervision of a third party driving


Professional drivers

  • Certificate of professional competence is issued : NO
  • Code 95 is marked on the driving licence : YES

Additional information

This model qualifies for an update despite the expiry of its administrative validity.

Driving authorisations for categories obtained before 19/01/2013 are acquired rights.

Starting from 01/01/2014, the validity periods for categories AM, A1, A2, A, B, BE are:

Until 65:10 years; 65-70: valid until age of 75; above 70: 5 years