Post

​On this page you'll find all mailing addresses of the IND.

As of 1 February  2017 the P.O. boxes have changed. Below you can find the new P.O. boxes. Would you like to know who the P.O. boxes have changed? Check the was-is-list.

​General post

Immigration and Naturalisation Service
P.O. Box 17
9560 AA  TER APEL

Registered post

Do you wish to send your application or documents to add to your application by registered post? You can use the P.O. Box for your application for this. You can find these P.O. Boxes under Post for applications

Financial post

For all financial items (invoices, direct debit, declaration) with contact details and an order number
IND Finances
Postbus 85449
2508 CC  DEN HAAG

Post for applications

Have you submitted an application to the IND and would you like to send mail? Then use one of the following addresses. You can also send registered post to these P.O. Boxes.

Only send copies of documents to the IND. You keep the original documents yourself. 

Asylum applications

Asylum & Protection Department
P.O. Box 18
​9560 AA  TER APEL

Asylum applications in Dublin procedure

Team Dublin
P.O. Box 18
​9560 AA  TER APEL

Application recognition as a sponsor

Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
P.O. Box 5
​9560 AA  TER APEL

Applications for a residence permit

Are you applying for a residence permit work in paid employment, work as a self-employed, internship or apprenticeship, seasonal labour, highly skilled migrant or study?

Yes
Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
P.O. Box 5
​9560 AA  TER APEL

No
Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
P.O. Box 16
​9560 AA  TER APEL

Application extension

Are you applying for a residence permit work in paid employment, work as a self-employed, internship or apprenticeship, seasonal labour, highly skilled migrant or study?

Yes
Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
P.O. Box 5
​9560 AA  TER APEL

No
Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
P.O. Box 9
​9560 AA  TER APEL

Application replacement document due to loss, theft, damage or incorrect information

Do you have a residence permit for work in paid employment, work as a self-employed, study, exchange, au pair, scientific researcher, highly skilled migrant and family members of persons with these residence permits?

Yes
Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
P.O. Box 5
​9560 AA  TER APEL

No
Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
P.O. Box 9
​9560 AA  TER APEL

Application permanent residence permit or long-term resident EU (also asylum)

Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
P.O. Box 9
​9560 AA  TER APEL

Application permanent residence document EU/EEA-citizens, Swiss and their family members

Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
P.O. Box 5
​9560 AA  TER APEL

Request to obtain Dutch nationality submitted to the Dutch municipality

Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
P.O. Box 3
​9560 AA  TER APEL

Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
P.O. Box 3
​9560 AA  TER APEL

Naturalisation applications submitted on Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, Dutch Caribbean (Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba) or at a Dutch representation abroad

Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
P.O. Box 4
​9560 AA  TER APEL 

Post about revoking of Dutch citizenship

Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
P.O. Box 4
​9560 AA  TER APEL

Nationality issues

Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
P.O. Box 4
​9560 AA  TER APEL 

To send documents for inclusion in the register of Dutch citizenship

(Nationaliteitenregister als bedoeld in artikel 22, eerste lid van de Rijkswet op het Nederlanderschap)
Regular Residence and Dutch citizenship Department
T.a.v  het nationaliteitenregister
P.O. Box 4
​9560 AA  TER APEL

Objection against refusal short-stay visa

Visa service
P.O. Box 2
​9560 AA  TER APEL

Appeal against a decision of the IND, except in naturalisation matters and nationality issues

Legal Affairs
P.O. Box 11
​9560 AA  TER APEL

M93 and exclusion orders

Title and Identity
P.O. Box 10
​9560 AA  TER APEL

Complaints and notices of default

P.O. Box 14
​9560 AA  TER APEL

AVG-request including request for a decision, (original) documents and asylum hearing reports

Immigration and Naturalisation Service
P.O. Box 17
9560 AA Ter Apel
E-mail:  AVG@ind.minvenj.nl

An AVG-request can only be submitted in writing or through e-mail. The request should include the following:

  • A description of the information you wish to receive.
  • Full personal details of the person submitting the request.
  • Signature of the person submitting the request.
  • A copy of the pages with the identity details of a valid passport or a copy of the front and back of a valid identity card or Dutch residence permit.
  • Are you submitting the request on behalf of someone else? The person for whom you submit the request should authorise you to do the request. Add a signed authorisation and a copy of the passport of the authorised person to the request. A lawyer is always authorised to do a request.
  • If applicable: a copy of the death certificate of the person whose documents are requested.

Request for documents from before 1986

The entire archive of the IND (and its predecessors) from the period late 19th century to 1986 has been stored at the Dutch National Archive (NA). Documents from this period can be requested by sending an e-mail to info@nationaalarchief.nl. Please, mention the file number in the request. Do you have general questions about the policy or procedure? Contact the IND.