The Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management wants to ensure that everyone in the Netherlands can use our online services easily, regardless of any permanent or temporary disabilities. For this reason, we continuously strive to improve the digital accessibility of this website.

The Digital Government Act “Wet digitale overheid (Wdo)” states that governmental websites must meet accessibility requirements EN 301 549/WCAG 2.1. Governments must account for this in a published accessibility statement.

The statement is valid for

Accessibility statement

The status of this website is partially compliant (B). View the full statement. The accessibility statement is supported by the most recent digital accessibility research report.

How we improve this website’s accessibility

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management continues to improve digital accessibility by:

  • Accessibility from the start. For new websites, we focus on accessibility at the very start and in every step, ranging from design and construction to content.
  • Examining the state of accessibility. Experts examine (elements of) the website for accessibility. We resolve any bottlenecks wherever they may arise.
  • Knowledgeable employees. We facilitate campaigns for our employees that raise awareness about the importance of Digital Accessibility and what it entails. We make training and e-learning available to various employees.

Overview of accessibility statements

You will find accessibility statements for other websites in the dashboard ‘DigiToegankelijk’. See the overview of statements from the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (in Dutch).

Reporting accessibility issues

Do you have any questions or comments? Or are you attempting to use a page that is no longer accessible? If so, please contact

You will receive a confirmation of receipt within 5 working days. We will keep you informed about the progress and outcome. Your request will be processed within 3 weeks.