The answer is quite simple: Yes, China driving license can be used in Holland for 6 months directly.

Rules for driving in the Netherlands:
Drive on the right, overtake on the left
18 years is the legal minimum age to drive a car (or motorbike over 125cc)
16 is the legal minimum age to drive a moped
Motorcycle and trike drivers and passengers must wear crash helmets
It is compulsory to carry a driving licence, car registration papers and insurance documents in the car (Dutch, EU and International Driving Licences are accepted)
Mobile cellular telephones may only be used with a hands-free system while driving. Even holding a mobile in a moving vehicle is considered an offence
Seatbelts are compulsory in the front and rear of the vehicle
Children younger than 18 and shorter than 1.35m must sit in an approved car seat or raised, booster seat
Headlights should be dipped in built-up areas but it is prohibited to use side-lights only
Drivers should pay particular attention to cyclists who may ride two abreast
Unless otherwise signposted, vehicles coming from the right have priority
Busses have priority when pulling out
Trams have priority except where signposted at major junctions


It is compulsory to carry the following in the car at all times:

  • Driving licence (and a passport if the driving licence does not include a photograph)
  • Car registration papers
  • Motor insurance certificate (not technically compulsory but strongly recommended)
  • Hands-free equipment if speaking on a mobile while driving