Public order policy naturalisation and option

Last update: 28 May 2022

You are not allowed to be a danger to the public order if you want to become a Dutch citizen by naturalisation or option. Find out when you are a danger to the public order or national security.

When you are a danger to the public order

In these situations, you are a danger to the public order.

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  • Suspected of a crime

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  • Convicted of a crime

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  • Crimes under Article 1F Refugee Convention

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  • Polygamous marriage

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Withdrawal of Dutch citizenship if information has been withheld

Your Dutch nationality can be withdrawn if it later turns out you have not mentioned certain information. And if the IND would not have given you the Dutch nationality if the information withheld had been known earlier.