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On this page you will find all forms and brochures. We have many forms and brochures. Use the menu on the right hand site or on top of the  page to directly navigate to the kind of publication you are looking for.

Online application forms

For many residence permits you can apply using an online application form. To use the online application form you need to have a DigiD with sms verification or the DigiD app. An online application is processed more quickly as you pay for the application when digitally sending your application.

Application to live with a partner

Does the sponsor have a temporary residence permit? Then you cannot apply online. Please use the written application form to apply for a residence permit to stay with a partner.

Foreign national does not yet have a Dutch residence permit:

Foreign national has a Dutch residence permit, but wants to apply for a permit to stay with a spouse, registered or unmarried partner:

Application for a child under 18 to live with its parents

Application for a child born in the Netherlands

Do you (the father or mother) have a residence permit as a victim of or witness reporting human trafficking? Then you cannot do the application online. Please use the written application form.

Application to look for a job after study, promotion or scientific research in the Netherlands

You can only use this online application form when you live in the Netherlands with a valid residence permit.

Application for a Working Holiday Programme or Working Holiday Scheme

You can only use this online application form when you have the nationality of Australia, Canada or New-Zealand. You do not need DigiD for this application. Do you have the nationality of Argentina, Hong Kong or South Korea? Please go to the Dutch embassy in your country to apply.

Application for a residence permit humanitarian non-temporary after stay as a family member

Do you have a residence permit as a family member of a holder of a European blue card? Then you cannot use the online application form. Please use the written application form humanitarian non-temporary.

Application for extension for your regular temporary residence permit (type I)

Online extension of your residence permit is not always possible. When you cannot extend your permit online, the online application form will inform you of this. In that case, use the written application form for extension for your purpose of stay.

Application for a regular permanent residence permit or an EU-long term resident permit

You have a regular temporary residence permit (type I). You want to apply for a permanent residence permit (type II) or an EU-long term resident permit (type V).

Application for extension of a temporary asylum permit or application for a permanent asylum permit

You have a temporary asylum permit (type III). You want to extend your permit. Or you want to apply for a permanent asylum permit (type IV).

Do you want to apply for an EU-long term resident permit (type V)? Please use the written application form.

Application permanent residence for EU/EEA or Swiss citizens and their family members

This online application is for EU/EEA or Swiss citizens and their family members that have been living in the Netherlands for 5 years.

Application to renew (extend) your permanent residence permit

With this application form you can renew your residence document regular permanent residence (type II), asylum permanent residence (type IV), EU-long term resident (type V) or permanent residence (type EU/EER) when the document is no longer valid.

Application because you have lost your permit or it has been stolen

Application because your residence permit is damaged or contains wrong information

Online application forms in Business Portal

Employers, facilitators for start-ups, research institutions, au pair agencies and exchange organisations can submit online application in our Business Portal. After login in Business Portal you will only see the applications that you are allowed to do. Which application this are, depends on your status as sponsor. And for which permits your a recognised as a sponsor. 

Written application forms

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Visa for a maximum of 90 days

The form to apply for a short stay visa can be found on the website of the Dutch representation where you apply for the visa. You submit the application at the Dutch embassy or consulate in the country where you live.

Application to live with a family member

To apply for the residence permit: 

To apply for extension of the residence permit:

Application for family members of an employee by a recognised sponsor (employer)

To apply or to extend a residence permit for family members of an employee:

Application for recognition as sponsor

To apply for recognition as sponsor for study, highly skilled migrant and other work related purposes, scientific researcher and exchange:

Application for a residence permit study

To apply for or to extend a residence permit study by the recognised sponsor:

To extend a residence permit study for secondary and vocational education by the student:

To notifiy about inbound mobility study:

Application for a residence permit to look for a job after study, promotion or scientific research

You can only use this form when you are in the Netherlands. Do you live abroad and do you need an mvv? Please, go to the Dutch representation in the country of your nationality or the country where you live with a valid residence permit.

Application for a residence permit Intra Corporate Transferees (Directive 2015/66/EU)

To apply for and extend the residence permit:

Application for a residence permit Highly skilled migrant

To apply for and extend the residence permit by the recognised sponsor:

Application for a residence permit Work as a scientific researcher

To apply for and extend the residence permit by the recognised sponsor:

Notification

Application for a European blue card

To apply for and extend the residence permit by the recognised sponsor:

To apply for and extend the residence permit by the non-recognised sponsor:

Application for a single permit (GVVA)

You can use the forms below to start the application for the following purposes of stay:

  • Paid employment (e.g. in arts and culture)
  • Paid employment as a spiritual counsellor
  • Supply of goods by a foreign company
  • Supply of goods to a foreign company
  • Gaining work experience / Young Workers Exchange Program
  • Seasonal work
  • Intra-company transfers

To apply for and extend the residence permit by the recognised sponsor:

To apply for and extend the residence permity by the non-recognised sponsor:

To apply for and extend the residence permit by the foreign national:

Application for a residence permit work in Asian catering industry (GVVA – Single Permit)

To apply for the residence permit:

To extend the residence permit:

Application for a residence permit work in paid employment (non GVVA - non Single Permit)

You can use the forms below to start the application for the following purposes of stay: 

  • Work in paid employment (non GVVA - non Single Permit, for instance if no work permit is required)
  • Cross-border service provider
  • (Spending leave or recovering from illness from) Paid employment board a Dutch seagoing vessel or mining installation
  • Paid employment as non-privileged military or non-privileged civilian personnel

To apply and extend the residence permit by the recognised sponsor:

To apply and extend the residence permit by the non-recognised sponsor:

To apply and extend the residence permit by the foreign national:

Application for a residence permit as a self-employed person and for a startup

To apply for the residence permit: 

To extend the residence permit:

Application for a residence permit au pair and cultural exchange programme

To apply for the residence permit by the recognised sponsor:

Application for a Working Holiday

Application for a residence permit humanitarian temporary

This includes the following residence permits:

  • Victim of honour-related and domestic violence
  • Victim of human trafficking that cannot of will not cooperate in the criminal case
  • Residence while waiting for establishment of Dutch nationality
  • Due to no-fault of yourself not being able to leave the Netherlands
  • Residence awaiting remigration on grounds of the Remigration Law
  • Westernised schoolgoing minor Afghan woman and parents, brothers or sisters
  • Temporary placement in a foster family or institution on the grounds of the Hague Convention on Protection of Children
  • Because you are in the final stage of a terminal illness
  • Child protection measure
  • Medical treatment and postponement of leave on grounds of article 64 Vw

To apply for the residence permit:

To extend the residence permit:

To extend the residence permit:

Application for a residence permit as a foreign investor

To apply and extend the residence permit:

Application for a residence permit as a long-term third country national in another EU country or family member of a long-term third country national in another EU country

To apply for a Dutch residence permit:

These application forms do not include all types of permits you could apply for. Is the residence permit you want to apply for not mentioned in the form? Please, use the form of the permit you want to apply for.

Application for Turkish citizens and their family members

With the following application form you can only apply for the following purposes of stay:

  • Work in paid employment on the grounds of the Association agreement between the European Union and Turkey
  • Orientation year after a broken marriage
  • Continued residence after orientation year after a broken marriage
  • Three-year policy
  • Highly skilled migrant or scientific researcher in the sense of directive (EU) 2016/801

For all other purposes of stay or type residence permits, use one of the other application forms on this page.

Application for a residence permit asylum

To submit a new asylum application after a rejection or withdrawal of a permit asylum:

To extend the temporary asylum permit or to apply for a permanent asylum permit or a long-term resident EU permit:

Application for a regular or asylum permanent residence permit or a permit long-term resident EU

To apply for a residence permit long-term resident EU (type V) or a regular permanent residence permit (type II):

To apply for a permanent asylum residence permit (type IV):

Application for EU/EEA or Swiss citizens and family members

Form for registration at the IND:

Form to apply for verification against EU Law (certificate of lawful residence) - for family members of EU/EEA or Swiss citizens:

To apply for permanent residence EU (duurzaam verblijf) for EU/EEA or Swiss citizens and family members:

Application for replacement or renewal of a residence document

You can use this form in the following situations:

  • Your residence document is lost or stolen
  • Your residence document is damaged
  • Your residence document contains wrong information
  • You want to change the work rights on your residence document (because you are now free to work in the Netherlands)
  • You want to renew (extend) your regular permanent residence permit (type II)
  • You want to renew (extend) your asylum permanent residence permit (type IV)
  • You want to renew (extend) your permanent residence permit (EU/EER) (duurzaam verblijf)
  • You want to apply for or extend your Foreign Nationals Identity Document (W or W2 document)

Separate appendices for the application forms

In the online application forms you sometimes need to print an appendix to fill out, sign, scan and upload in the application. Or you need an additional appendix in a written application form. Therefore, below you will find a list with all appendices you might need in an application form.

The written application forms you download contain all appendices you need for the application. You do not have to download these separately.

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Notification forms

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Use this form when you are the foreign national and want to report a change in your situation:

Use this form when you are the sponsor for a family member:

Use this form when you are a recognised sponsor and you want to report a change in your situation as a recognised sponsor:

Use the following forms when you are the sponsor for a person with a residence permit Intra Corporate Transfer:

Use the following form when you are the recognised sponsor for a scientific researcher within the meaning for Directive 2005/71/EC or (EU) 2016/801:

Use the follwoing forms when you are the sponsor for another employee:

Use the following form when you are the recognised sponsor and want to report a change for a student:

Use the following form when you are the recognised sponsor and want to report a change for au pair or cultural exchange

Brochures

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General

Rights and obligations

For business customers

Living in the Netherlands

Civic integration

Becoming a Dutch citizen

Asylum

 

Sponsor

​A sponsor is a person, employer or organisation that has an interest in the arrival of the foreign national in the Netherlands. A sponsor has rights, but also obligations with regard to the foreign national. The sponsor can start the application for the foreign national from the Netherlands .

Dutch representation

​This is the Dutch embassy or consulate.