If you want to provide public transport services in the Netherlands, you have to apply for a public transport concession from the provincial authorities. You can only be granted a concession for public transport after a European tendering procedure. The concession remains valid for 8 years.
Online application procedure via Message Box
At the province of Noord-Brabant you can apply for a public transport concession also via Message Box. Message Box is a secure email system that enables you as an entrepreneur to exchange digital messages with Dutch government agencies.