- For every new application you submit, the IND needs new biometrics from you.
- You are over 1 year old and have never had a residence document from the IND. Your biometrics have not been taken before by the Dutch representation abroad, or the police or the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee (KMar) during an asylum application.
- You have had a residence document before, but you have since become 6, 12 or 18 years old. You must have new fingerprints taken, because they change as you grow older.
- It says in your letter that your passport photo, signature and/or fingerprints are missing or are not good enough.
You need not bring a passport photo to the IND desk or expatcenter. The IND will take your digital passport photo.
- Read more about requirements for the passport photo.
Make appointment at IND desk or expatcenter
Photo form by post
Is the residence document for a child under 1 year old? Then do not make an appointment. Please always use the Appendix Passport photo form to send a passport photo of the child to the IND by post. The passport photo which you send must be taken by a photographer.
- Read more about requirements for the passport photo
What to bring to the 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 concerning your residence permit.
- Your (old) Foreign Nationals Identity Document (type W or W2) if you do not have a residence document. Or the official report of loss or theft from the police concerning your Foreign Nationals Identity Document.
What to bring for a child born in the Netherlands
- Your (the parents) valid passport or residence document.
- The valid passport or (copy of) birth certificate/proof of registration at the municipality (BRP) of the child.
Providing biometrics is free of charge.