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Online application. What do I have to upload?

​You often have to upload documents with an online application. Exactly which documents you have to upload varies per online application. On this page you can read which documents you need to have available when you start the online application.

​Do you want to know how you need to upload documents and add them to the online application? You can read everything about this on the page uploading documents.

Which documents do I have to upload with my online application?

This depends on the type of application you want to submit. Click below on the application you want to submit online and read which documents you have to upload.


Highly skilled migrant

  • Antecedents certificate. Only when there are antecedents. Or if the certificate is not signed by the foreign national.
  • Passport

Highly skilled migrant and accompanying family members

​Application by highly skilled migrant and accompanying family members:

In addition:

In case of marriage or registered partnership:

  • Marriage certificate / certificate of registered partnership

In case of unmarried partners:

In case of minor children:

  • Permission statement with copy of proof of identity of the parent remaining behind
  • Documents proving legal custody

Change of purpose of stay to highly skilled migrant

  • Antecedents certificate. Only when there are antecedents. Or if the certificate is not signed by the foreign national.
  • Passport

Family members of the highly skilled migrant

In addition:

In case of marriage or registered partnership:

  • Marriage certificate / certificate of registered partnership

In case of unmarried partners:

Minor children born abroad:

  • Permission statement with copy of proof of identity of the parent remaining behind
  • Documents proving legal custody

Minor children born in the Netherlands:

  • No additional documents

Extension for highly skilled migrant

  • Antecedents certificate. Only when there are antecedents. Or if the certificate is not signed by the foreign national.

Extension for family members of the highly skilled migrant

Missing residence document

  • ​Official police report of missing residence document