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Order VISpas, third rod license and night fishing license

Order VISpas, third rod license and night fishing license

Do you also want to go fishing in the Netherlands? Then you need the VISpas. Additional permits may be purchased for night fishing and 3-rod fishing. Everything is easy to order online.

When you purchase the VISpas via, you will receive an e-mail with your Temporary Proof of Membership (Voorlopig Bewijs van Lidmaatschap, or VBL), which you can use to start fishing right away. If you don’t see the e-mail with the temporary digital VISpas permit in your inbox, make sure to check your spam box to see if you can find it there. That way, you don’t have to wait until your VISpas arrives by post. If you would rather purchase your VISpas from a shop, they can issue your VBL in person so you can start fishing today! The official VISpas card will be sent to your home address by post within a few weeks.

Night fishing and third rod license

The national NachtVIStoestemming (for night fishing) and Derde Hengeltoestemming (for your third rod) are only valid for the waters indicated by the relevant symbols (a moon or the number 3) in the VISplanner or the Combined list of fishing waters in the Netherlands. Anglers are not allowed to fish at night or using three rods in waters without these symbols, unless they have specific permission from the angling club that holds the fishing rights for the waters. Members of certain associations may be allowed to fish at night without extra permission, so always check the VISplanner app to see which permission you need before you buy the extra permits. The national NachtVIStoestemming and Derde Hengeltoestemming are available via, and cost € 10 and € 25 respectively.
Click here to order them online.

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