A motorcycle driving license is your key to flexibility in Amsterdam traffic

While the motorcycle is the ultimate symbol of freedom, it is very important that you take the correct safety measures. That's why you should look for a good driving instructor, someone who can show you what to look out for when you hit the road on your own. This will also make it easier for you to get your driving license. Ishak Driving School is a member of the KNMV, and therefore offers high-quality courses.

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Start with theory

In order to obtain your motorcycle driving license, you must thoroughly know the rules of the road. You can follow theory lessons at Ishak Driving School for that. You can even do so in one day! You can already start taking theory lessons from the age of 17

Rates for motorcycle riding lessons in Amsterdam

Motorcycle package 1 

€ 1.050,-

25 motorcycle driving lessons of 60  minutes

1x vehicle control AVB exam

1x traffic participation AVD exam

Motorcycle package  2

€ 1.450,-

30 motorcycle driving lessons of 60 minutes

1x examen voertuigbeheersing AVB

1x examen verkeersdeelname AVD

Fast course

€ 650,-

2 days + AVD exam

12 driving lessons of 60 minutes

1. You have your theory on hand
2. AVB is already in possession

A trial lesson takes 120 minutes and costs €75.00
Individual motorcycle riding lessons cost €45.00 per 60 minutes

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Take your exam in Amsterdam
from age 18

You can take a motorcycle riding exam once you are an adult.

There are 3 categories of motorcycle license, with different applicable rules. For each higher category, you have to take another exam. 

Category A1 allows you to ride motorcycles to 125cc and 11 kW; the minimum age for this license is 18 years.

Category A2 is for motorcycles up to 35 kW; the minimum age for this license is 20 years and candidates have to have been in possession of an A1 license for 2 years.

Category A allows you to ride motorcycles with unlimited power; the
minimum age for this license is 22 years and candidates have to have been in possession of an A2 license for 2 years. It is also possible to obtain this  license directly. To do so, you have to be aged 24 years or older.

You need to take three exams to obtain your motorcycle license.

  • Motorcycle theory exam
  • General vehicle control
  • General traffic participation

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