Medical examination for driving licence

The following, among other things, are checked during a medical examination:

  • the correct functioning of your arms and legs;

The following, among other things, are checked during a medical examination:

  • the correct functioning of your arms and legs;
  • your blood pressure;
  • your vision;
  • your physical and mental ability to be able to drive a motor vehicle safely.


The examination is performed by a physician. The physician may recommend engagReimbursementing a medical specialist such as an ophthalmologist or neurologist. After the examination, a medical advisor of the Central Office for Motor Vehicle Driver Testing (Centraal Bureau Rijvaardigheid (CBR)) determines whether or not you will receive a certificate of medical fitness.

When do you qualify for reimbursement?

The medical examination to renew a driving licence is compulsory for persons who:

  • Wish to renew driving licence C (lorries) or D (buses);
  • are 70 or older. Drivers who are 70 or older are tested every five years.

Reimbursement medical examination for driving licence

By virtue of the supplementary Plus and Top insurances, you are entitled to reimbursement for a compulsory medical examination for the renewal of your driving licence.

Public Healthcare Insurance  Reimbursement 
HollandZorg public healthcare insurance  none
Supplementary insurance               Reimbursement 
Start  none
Extra  none
a maximum of € 100 per calendar year *)
a maximum of € 200 per calendar year *)
No Risk I
No Risk II

*) The reimbursement forms part of a group of different types of care, which are subject to a single reimbursement. The maximum reimbursement applies to the following elements jointly:

Night home care for the dying
Medical examination for driving licence
Therapeutic swimming
Personal alarm
Care for Women

Personal contribution

There is no statutory personal contribution for medical examinations. We do reimburse a maximum amount per year. In the event that the costs of the medical examination exceed the maximum amount reimbursed by us for the various elements jointly, the remainder is payable by you.

No excess

Reimbursements under the supplementary insurances are not subject to an excess.

Who can you go to?

If you need a medical examination, you can go to your GP or a physician.

For more information, please contact our Care Advice Line on +31(0)570 687 123. Our expert staff will be pleased to answer your questions.

Please note

The information on this page is a brief outline of the reimbursements only. No rights can be derived from this page. You can only derive rights from our insurance conditions.

Your health insurance

In MyHollandZorg you will find all information about your health insurance policy. 

Reimbursements, conditions and regulations 2022

Maximum rates for a non-contracted care provider

If, for care included in the public healthcare insurance, you choose a healthcare provider with whom we have not made any agreements, the rates in the Rate list for non-contracted care will apply. Do the rates charged by the non-contracted healthcare provider exceed our maximum rates? In that case, the difference will be payable by you. This will apply for reimbursement both under the public healthcare insurance, and the supplementary insurance.

Where to go for healthcare

Use our care guide to find a (contracted) care provider near you. For more information, contact customer services on +31(0)570 687 123. Our expert employees will be happy to help you.