Extending your temporary asylum residence permit

Last update: 29 May 2022

You want to extend your temporary asylum residence permit because it has almost expired. Find out what the requirements are and how to apply for an extension.

Have you had a temporary asylum residence permit for 5 years? Then you might be able to apply for a permanent asylum residence permit.

Have you had a temporary asylum residence permit for 5 years? Then you might be able to apply for a permanent asylum residence permit.

Requirements

  • The reasons why you were granted asylum still exist.
  • Your main residence  is in the Netherlands. This means that you live in the Netherlands and spend most of your time there.
  • You did not provide any incorrect information or conceal any information when you submitted theapplication for your current residence permit. If you would have provided the correct or complete information we would have rejected your asylum application.
  • You are not a danger to public order or national security
     

Process and costs

These are the steps in the application process for extension:

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  • 1. Check requirements open minus
  • 1. Check requirements open minus
  • 2. Collect documents open minus
  • 2. Collect documents open minus
  • 3. Apply open minus
  • 4. Pay for the application open minus
  • 5. Wait for decision on application open minus
  • 6. Working and identification during the application process open minus
  • 7. Decision on application open minus
  • 8. Collect  residence permit open minus

Application forms

You can submit this application online. You must have DigiD with SMS verification and internet banking (iDEAL). Has your residence permit expired? Then you can only use the written application form.

Written application forms

Download the form if you prefer to fill in the application in writing and send it by post.
Aanvraag Verlenging verblijfsvergunning asiel bepaalde tijd; of Verblijfsvergunning asiel onbepaalde tijd; of EU-verblijfsvergunning voor langdurig ingezetenen 6011 (only available in Dutch).