All trucks entering the entire Maasvlakte area (1 and 2), must be registered with the City of Rotterdam. Trucks that do not meet the access requirements, may be eligible for exemptions.
Trucks with Dutch license plates are registered automatically through the national vehicle database. Foreign vehicles must be registered once with the City of Rotterdam.
Other vehicle registrations at non-official websites are not accepted.
Note: vehicles with foreign license plates must be registered once. You need your Rotterdam account to registrate your truck. After that, you may apply for day exemptions or make an appeal for the hardship clause.
|Costs for the year 2022|
Requesting a day exemption
Appeals for the hardship clause (exceptions with longer exemptions)
€ 181,80 each
The amount of fine
€ 250 (plus € 9 administration costs)
|These charges are required to cover expenses concerning your applications. The charges are non-refundable.|
You will need the following data:
Creating an account
For a foreign account, you will need:
Dutch companies use E-Herkenning to log on, civilians use DigiD. For E-Herkenning and DigID, other requirements may apply. Please refer to the website E-herkenning or the website Digid for more details.
For vehicle registration with foreign plates, you will need digital scans of vehicle registration documents ready for upload (JPG, PDF, PNG).
Once a vehicle has been registered, you do not need special documents. Payment can be done by credit card or iDEAL.
In certain cases, you may address the hardship clause for prolonged exemptions. There may be several reasons for such an appeal.
The city of Rotterdam will always need information on the vehicles in your fleet, types and Euro-classification. Most importantly, you will always need to submit documents supporting your claim.
Payment can be done by creditcard or iDEAL.
Dutch license plates: owners requiring exemptions for their vehicles.
Dutch companies use E-Herkenning to log on, civilians use DigID.
Foreign license plates: owners needing registered vehicles and/or exemptions. Foreign companies or nationals need to register with the City of Rotterdam first.