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Appointment residence endorsement sticker

​Can I apply for a residence endorsement sticker?

This is possible in the following situations:      
     

  • This is your first application for a residence permit.
    Are you a family member of an EU/EEA or Swiss citizen? Please call to make an appointment
  • You have applied for an extension of your residence permit. Your current residence permit has expired and you did not yet receive a new residence document.
  • You have applied for a different (change purpose of stay) residence permit. Your current residence permit has expired and you did not yet receive a new residence document.
  • You registered an objection or appeal and you are allowed to await the procedure in the Netherlands.
  • You applied for a provisional ruling and you are allowed to await the procedure in the Netherlands.
  • Your present residence endorsement sticker is about to expire. You did not yet receive a new residence document.
  • You are staying in the Netherlands within the context of EU intra-mobility. You want to make an appointment to receive a residence endorsement sticker or to invalidate the sticker you received earlier.

Please note! You (or your sponsor) can make an appointment after receiving a letter (acknowledgement of receipt) from the IND.

What do I need to bring to my appointment?

  • Your valid passport (or other travel document).
  • Your appointment code. You will receive this in an email confirmation when you make an appointment online.
  • Your (expired) residence document. Or the official report of loss or theft from the police (if your residence permit has been stolen).

Appearing in person

You must apply yourself for your residence endorsement sticker at the IND desk.
Children under 18 years are required to attend together with a parent or legal representative when applying for their residence endorsement sticker.

Make an appointment

 

Other important information

Costs

​You will not be charged for a residence endorsement sticker.

Traveling with a residence endorsement sticker

A residence permit or residence endorsement sticker is not a travel document. It does not allow for you to travel abroad or return to the Netherlands. In order to do so you also need:

  • a valid passport (or other travel document) and
  • a return visa (if you require a visa)

Period of validity of a residence endorsement sticker

The validity of the residence endorsement sticker depends on the individual situation, with a maximum of 6 months.

The validity of the sticker is always at least 1 month less than the expiry date of your passport.

What is printed on a residence endorsement sticker?

​A residence endorsement sticker is placed in your passport or other travel document.

The sticker has the following information:

  • Your V-number
  • Your passport number
  • The expiry date of the residence endorsement sticker
  • If you are permitted to work in the Netherlands (indication of work status)

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