You can apply for a sticker in the following situations:
Please note! In the following situations you cannot schedule an appointment online, but you have to contact the IND by phone instead:
- You submitted an application to stay with your EU family member (verification against EU law). You have not yet received a decision on your application. The letter from the IND stating that you are allowed to live (and work) in the Netherlands is no longer valid. In the letter you can find the date until which it is valid. Or an employer or government organisation does not accept that letter as proof of lawful stay. You can request a residence endorsement sticker by phone.
- You submitted an application to stay with your minor Dutch child. You can request a letter as proof of lawful stay by phone.
Your current (expired) residence document, or
The official report of loss or theft from the police (in case your residence permit has been lost or stolen).
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.
Use the Online appointment button to make an appointment.
You will not be charged for 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:
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.
A residence endorsement sticker is placed in your passport or other travel document.
The sticker has the following information:
Are you unable to attend?
Cancel your appointment using the link in the email confirming your appointment.