You can submit the application online or in writing. The online application is usually faster.
There are several application forms. Please, make sure you use the correct form.
For the online application you need to have a DigiD with verification via sms. Do you not yet have DigiD? Or do you not have verification via sms? Then first apply for DigiD or verification via sms. Do not forget to check the box verification via sms.
With the online application you pay before you send the application. You pay using iDeal (internet banking with a Dutch bank account).
There are 2 different online application forms. Please, choose the right form.
Do you not or can you not do the application online? Download and print your application form. Fill out the form, add the requested documents and send the form by mail to the IND or submit the application to the Dutch representation abroad.
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My IND is your personal environment with IND. Here you can see the status of your application. You must log in using DigiD with verification via sms.
The Berichtenbox (Message Box) is a personal, secured mailbox for digital post from government organisations. The IND is connected to the Berichtenbox of MijnOverheid. So you can receive your post from the IND digitally.
You have now set the Berichtenbox for the IND. From now on you will receive post from the IND digitally.
You may apply for a benefit when you do not have enough money to live on. Then you ask the municipality where you live for some extra money. This is a benefit from the public funds. These benefit are funded from taxes. You do not pay any premiums, like for a unemployment benefit or a benefit because you are unfit to work.