Apply for a licence to perform as a street artist

Do you want to perform as a street artist? For example, as a musician, acrobat, artist or portrait artist? Visit a police station.


You can perform as a street musician if you meet all of the following conditions:

  • you perform with no more than 3 persons
  • you do not use barrel organs, amplifiers or percussion instruments (such as drums and bongos)
  • the performance does not last longer than 30 minutes
  • the performance takes place between 8.00 and 21.00 hrs. and on Sundays between 13.00 and 21.00 hrs.
Belangrijke informatie: Always give advance notice at the police station in the neighbourhood where you want to perform.

Performing in Scheveningen

Do you want to perform as a street artist in Scheveningen? Then telephone the police station in Scheveningen in advance on the national number tel. 0900 - 88 44. To be able to work as a street artist, your personal details must be registered at the police.



Belangrijke informatie:

Given the harmful effects on animal welfare, the municipality does not encourage the use of animals such as birds of prey and owls at events and performances.