Information for (E)ETS providers

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As an (E)ETS provider, you can be admitted to the EETS domain Blankenburgverbinding to collect tolls from holders and to pay this toll to the toll charger. RDW is the toll charger on behalf of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (IenW).

Download EETS Domain Statement Blankenburgverbinding

You can be admitted as an (E)ETS provider if you meet all the conditions set out in the EETS Domain Statement (EDS) Blankenburgverbinding. The EDS Blankenburgverbinding was drawn up by the Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management and published in October 2023:

EETS Domain Statement Blankenburgverbinding

Invitation for questions on the EETS Domain Statement Blankenburgverbinding

Interested (candidate) (E)ETS providers can always submit written questions about the EETS Domain Statement Blankenburgverbinding or related e-toll matters. These can be submitted via the form at the bottom of this page. Submitted questions will be handled as quickly and as well as possible and shared on this page in an anonymized manner. The toll charger reserves the right to group or combine similar or identical questions and answer them together.

In addition, the toll charger is organizing a virtual meeting on the EETS Domain Statement Blankenburgverbinding. Without further notice, this meeting will take place on January 9th. Further details about this session will be announced on this website.

During this meeting, participants will have the opportunity to ask for further clarification regarding shared answers from the toll charger on the EETS Domain Statement Blankenburgverbinding, provided that these are questions that have been submitted no later than 10:00 AM on December 6th. The toll charger aims to answer these submitted questions no later than the week of December 11th, 2023, so prior to the mentioned meeting.

The opportunity to submit questions prior to the meeting on January 9th is solely intended to provide clarification or explanation regarding the EETS Domain Statement and/or its annexes. The toll charger reserves the right not to answer the following questions:

  • Questions submitted after the deadline.
  • Questions that go beyond simply clarifying or explaining the EETS Domain Statement Blankenburgverbinding and that, for example, would be aimed at starting negotiations.
  • Questions from an interested (candidate) (E)ETS provider that indicate or suggest that they should be treated confidentially and therefore should not be made public.

Interested (candidate) (E)ETS providers can formulate their questions in Dutch or English. The toll charger will formulate its answers in both Dutch and English. As is also the case for the EETS Domain Statement Blankenburgverbinding itself, questions and answers in Dutch prevail over translations thereof in any other language.

What is the EETS domain statement Blankenburgverbinding?

On the basis of European and Dutch laws and regulations, the EETS Domain Statement (EDS) Blankenburgverbinding is the document containing all the conditions that (E)ETS providers must meet in order to be admitted to a so-called EETS domain. The EETS Domain Statement Blankenburgverbinding also includes the model for the (E)ETS agreement concluded between the toll charger and an (E)ETS provider for toll services in the Blankenburgverbinding EETS domain. The process of admitting (E)ETS providers is also known as accreditation. Accreditation is necessary for:

  • Authorisation to provide toll services in the EETS-domain.
  • Sign service contracts with owners or holders of motor vehicles.
  • The collection of tolls from holders for passages within the EETS domain Blankenburgverbinding on the basis of a service agreement and the (mandatory) payment thereof to the toll charger (RDW).

(E)ETS providers that have been admitted for service provision in the EETS domain Blankenburgverbinding of the temporary toll collection are entitled to receive remuneration under European and Dutch laws and regulations. The amount and structure of this compensation are also part of the EETS Domain Statement for Blankenburgverbinding.

Content EETS Domain Statement Blankenburgverbinding

The EETS Domain Statement Blankenburgverbinding consists of the following elements.

General conditions

Here you will find, among other things, agreements regarding:

  • Communication between toll charger and EETS-provider.
  • Data protection
  • Confidentiality
  • Liability
  • Discharge of liability and cancellation of the EETS agreement

Procedural conditions

Rules about the service level of the toll service provider and the commercial conditions. Such as the fees to be paid by the toll charger to the (E)ETS provider.


Sets the requirements for accreditation.

Tol context data

The information defined by the responsible toll charger as necessary to establish the toll due and to conclude the toll transaction.

Application process for accreditation

For accreditation, you follow the steps below. The indicatieve lead time for those steps together is 3 months.

  1. Preliminary talk

    Step 1
    We explain the requirements for the EETS domain statement and go into more detail about the requirements for the application.
  2. You provide us Information

    Step 2

    After the preliminary talk, we expect you to provide us the following information:

    • Your expected market share.
    • Details about your systems: in order to assess whether they meet EN 16986 (ISO12855)
    • Action plan for testing: How do you guarantee that the interfaces between you and the toll charger will work properly?
  3. We assess the information

    Step 3
    We assess the information you provided.
  4. You sign the EETS agreement

    Step 4
    After approval, you sign the EETS agreement and we set the planning for testing the interfaces
  5. Accreditation

    Step 5
    Did you pass the tests? You will be admitted to the toll domain.

Good to know

The toll charger registers the number plates of the vehicles driving on the A24/Blankenburg connection using number plate recognition. The toll charger also determines the price to be paid for each toll journey a vehicle makes. This amount is based on the permitted maximum mass of the vehicle.

This data is transferred to the toll service provider with whom the holder of the vehicle has signed up.

The Toll collection domain will have one main service provider.


In the context of accreditation, below are some formats to be used by the candidate (E)ETS provider.

Provisional planning

  • Express interest: after publication of EGV.
  • Start applications for accreditation: January 2024.
  • Accreditation-proces can be started : February 2024. 
  • Opening of the Blankenburg Connection: fall 2024.

Laws and regulations

On this page you will find the relevant laws and regulations regarding toll collection.

Presentations and reports

On this page you will find presentations and reports of information meetings for parties interested in the role of toll service provider.


  • Telephone contact: call +31598 69 2400. We can be reached by telephone from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Email: use the contact form on this page. You will receive an answer from us by email.

Do you have questions about the EETS Domain Statement Blankenburgverbinding? Please fill out the form below. Do you have general questions? Then select general questions below. We will contact you within 3 working days.

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