If you obtained your driver's license outside of the Netherlands, it may under certain conditions be valid within the Netherlands. This depends on the country in which the license was issued.
If your driver's license was issued in a Member State of the European Union or in Liechtenstein, Norway or Iceland, you can use this license in the Netherlands.
Are you from another country than the ones mentioned above, than you may continue to use your license for a maximum of 185 days after making residence in the Netherlands, after which you must pass the regular CBR theory and driving tests.
Licenses from the following countries can be exchanged, though only if they are valid in the categories mentioned: