A MEMBER OF THE CONVENTION SINCE 1999

Netherlands

Competent Ministry

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy
P.O. Box 20401
NL - 2500 EK THE HAGUE
T. +31 77 465 6767
www.government.nl/contact
http://www.rijksoverheid.nl


Authorised Assay Offices

WaarborgHolland
P.O. Box 1075
NL - 2800 BB GOUDA
T. +31 182 589300
info@waarborg.nl
http://www.waarborg.nl

Edelmetaal Waarborg Nederland B.V.
Postbus 17
NL - 8500 AA JOURE
T. +31 513 468110
info@ewnederland.nl
http://www.ewnederland.nl

Country profile

Last updated on 09-09-2019

The information provided in the table below serves a purely informative purpose and does not have any official or legal status (see disclaimer).  To ascertain that the information is still correct and up-to-date, please contact the authorised Assay Office.

Status Contracting State
Control system Compulsory for platinum, gold and silver; voluntary for palladium
Legal precious metals & standards of fineness*
Platinum Gold Palladium Silver
950 916 - 925
- 833 - 835
- 750 - 800
- 585 - -
Weight exemptions**
Platinum Gold Palladium Silver
0.5g 1g - 8g
Recognition of marks
CCM Yes
Other marks Belgium; Cyprus; Czechia; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Hungary; Ireland; Croatia; Latvia; Lithuania; Malta; Poland; Portugal; Slovenia; Slovakia; Spain; Sweden; and United Kingdom.

* Standards may differ from those recognised under the Convention
** N/A under Convention rules

Useful links

According to the current Dutch hallmarking legislation. The new Hallmarking Law has been approved by Parliament, but a scheduled date of entry into force of the new Hallmarking Law has yet to be decided.

Edelmetaal Waarborg Nederland B.V. (Assay Office)

WaarborgHolland B.V. (Assay Office)

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate (Supervisory Ministry)

Hallmarking Legislation (Waarborgwet)

Hallmarking Decision (Waarborgbesluit)

Hallmarking Regulation (Waarborgregeling)

Control marks