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This is the official website of the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND).

The Immigration and Naturalisation Service is part of the Ministry of Justice and Security and is responsible for the execution of migration policy. As such the IND decides on all applications of foreign nationals who whish to stay in the Netherlands of wish to become Dutch citizens.

While this website has been compiled with the greatest care, no rights may be derived from it.  This website is managed by the IND Communications Department. Reuse of content is allowed.

The editorial staff take great care to make the information as clear and current as possible. Several parties are involved in this website:

  • Ministry of Justice and Security
  • Immigration and Naturalisation service (IND)