Update corona message March 16

From March 17, a more limited inspection offer applies to RDW inspection stations.

Administrative export and transfer services

The administrative services such as exports and registrations are temporarily suspended. This means that you cannot purchase these services at the inspection stations until further notice. For this you can contact RDW recognized companies and the RDW counters in Zoetermeer and Veendam. These locations are open.

Limited range of inspection services

The inspection offer is reduced to that which is crucial for the Netherlands. Being crucial:

  • The periodic inspections of buses and hazardous goods vehicles,
  • supplemented by the 1st inspections of commercial vehicles (light and heavy),
  • inspections for the transport of live animals,
  • LHV and
  • taxis inspections.

As of Tuesday, March 17, the services at the inspection stations Amsterdam, Schiedam and Zwijndrecht are limited to these crucial services.

Limited service of inspection stations

As of Wednesday, March 18, this crucial service will be centralized at 9 locations, namely: Groningen, Zwolle, Arnhem, Amsterdam, Schiedam, Zwijndrecht, Rijen, Veldhoven and Elsloo. The other inspection stations are temporarily closed.


These measures will in any case apply until 6 April. As soon as it is clear when we can switch back to normal services, making an appointment is also possible again. We try to inform our customers in time. We ask for your understanding of this situation.