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Permit for closing a public road

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency

If you want to close a road in the Netherlands, in order to carry out work or organise an event, or you want to drive your tractor on cycle lanes (not allowed according to the Dutch Road Traffic Act 1994) (Wegenverkeerswet 1994)), you need a permit or exemption from the municipal of provincial authorities. Occasionally, it is sufficient to simply notify the municipal authorities when safety permits this.

Online application procedure via Message Box

At the province of Noord-Brabant you can apply digitally for the following permits also via Message Box:

  • Dispensation for road races.
  • Dispensation Road Traffic Act 1994.
  • Dispensation Motor vehicle Decree and Traffic rules and signs Decree.
  • Permit for the use of a provincial road.

Message Box is a secure email system that enables you as an entrepreneur to exchange digital messages with Dutch government agencies.

Questions relating to this article?

Please contact the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO)

+31 (0)88 602 44 44

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency