Your data in the driving licence register; Certificate of authenticity
Applying for a certificate of authenticityYou can apply for a certificate of authenticity as follows:
- Download and complete the certificate of authenticity application form (pdf, 142kb). The application form is in Dutch only.
- Send the application form and a copy of a valid identity document (passport, identity card or Dutch driving licence) to RDW, Unit Rijbewijzen (Driving Licences), Postbus (POB) 9000, 9640 HA Veendam.
- Pay the fee for the certificate of authenticity.
Driving Licences Register certificate (certificate of authenticity) € 4,50
- As soon as the amount and a copy of your identity document have been received, RDW sends you the certificate by post. As the certificate of authenticity involves an original certified document, you can only receive it by post.
The processing time of your application is 10 working days maximum. The moment you receive the certificate at your home address depends on the mail delivery in your region. If you have not received the certificate after 3 weeks, please contact us.
RDW sends the certificate of authenticity to the address registered at the municipality. If you live abroad and have been deregistered from a Dutch municipality, RDW can send the certificate of authenticity to a domestic or a foreign correspondence address.