Always request the exam in consultation with the driving school. That increases the chance of success. So don’t go against the instructor’s advice, but take an extra driving lesson if necessary. The instructor is a specialist and knows exactly when you are ready to ride.

Yes, anyone born on or after November 1, 1994 can participate in 2toDrive. You can register at any BOVAG driving school. There are 1,000 nationwide, so there’s always one near you. 2toDrive is an experiment by the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment and will last six years. After that, it can finally become law.

From your 16th birthday you can take the theory exam, six months later (at 16.5 years) you can start driving lessons and as soon as you are 17 you can take the practical exam. Until you turn 18, you can drive with a coach next to you (remember to apply for the companion pass!) and then you can drive independently.

If you have passed your driving license B (passenger car), you will receive a so-called points driving license. The points driving license is valid for five years. If you do not commit any major offenses during that period and do not cause any serious accidents, it will automatically be converted into a permanent driver’s license. However, if you make a mistake three times, you will have to hand in your driver’s license and take the theory and practical exam again.

A 2toDrive coach must be at least 27 years old and have had a driving license B for at least 5 years. The coach must not have been convicted of serious traffic offenses in the past 4 years. And it goes without saying that the coach may not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol while guiding. You can register a maximum of 5 coaches. They are listed on your supervisor pass. You can request a pass at

No that is not allowed. Once you have passed, it is only allowed in the Netherlands to drive a coach car as a 17-year-old.

BOVAG sets high standards for the success rate of all affiliated driving schools. However, BOVAG driving schools may also score lower than the permitted average. For example, the driving school may specialize in giving driving lessons to non-native speakers or students who have difficulty learning. These students often have to take exams several times.

On average, you need about 41 hours of lessons to get your driver’s license. But that may of course be different for you. The costs for the lessons also include the costs for the theory exam and driving. The total price of your driving training therefore depends on the number of lessons and the number of times you take the exam. But don’t just look at price. When choosing, also pay attention to the success rate of a driving school. That is not a cure-all, but it does say something about quality. At a BOVAG driving school you can be sure that the success rate is always around the average in a region. Feel free to ask or visit You can also search online for reviews from other students.

How many lessons a person needs depends on several factors, such as: motivation, age and absorption capacity. According to Bovag, on average you need about 41 hours of lessons to get your driver’s license. During an intest you get to know the instructor and you get a 90-minute assessment ride. Based on this, an assessment is made of how many lessons are needed to obtain a driver’s license. It remains an indication!

An Interim Test (TTT) is a test administered by an examiner from the CBR. The TTT is administered in exactly the same way as a real practical exam. It is a good opportunity to get used to the driving test and to remove any nervousness. Statistics show that an interim test can increase the chance of success by twenty percent.

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How quickly you want to get your driver’s license depends purely on yourself and the time you have to take lessons. The more lessons a week, the faster you will succeed. We recommend starting with 2 or 3 times a week; if you want to go quickly, it is wise to take an accelerated driving course.

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