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Are you unwilling or unable to apply online?

Then you can notify us in 2 ways.

  • Send an email to vergunningen@leeuwarden.nl.
  • Write a letter. Send it to the City of Leeuwarden. You can also take it to the Town Hall.

What should the email or letter contain?

To hold a rally, demonstration, or event, we need some information from you. This can be found in the document “Template for a rally, demonstration or event”.

Why do I need to apply on time?

We will talk to you and any emergency services about how to make the demonstration run as smoothly and calmly as possible.


Registering a rally or demonstration is free of charge.

Laws and regulations

  • Constitution
  • Public Assemblies Act
  • General Municipal Ordinance Leeuwarden
  • Emergency ordinance

You can view the laws and regulations of the City of Leeuwarden via the national facility Overheid.nl.