Authenticity features of the Dutch identity cards for aliens

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This website is a publication of the Documents Bureau of the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) of the Ministry of Justice. The website was realized in cooperation with Kruit Communicatie en Vormgeving. No rights may be derived from this website.

Do you have a question about the aliens policy or about your file? You can find your answer on the IND site.

For any doubts regarding the authenticity of a document you may call the Documents Bureau, +31 88 043 04 30, or e-mail to:

Immigration and Naturalisation Service
PO Box 7025
8007 HA Zwolle

Remarks, suggestions, questions or criticism regarding this website are welcome to:

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will only issue a privileged persons document to staff working for embassies, consulates and international organisations. If you have any questions, please ring 070 348 49 05 or e-mail:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Protocol Department
Foreign Missions, Privileges and Immunities Division (DKB/BV)
Telephone: +070 348 49 05

As regards the information on Dutch travel documents you can  ring 088 900 1000 or e-mail:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Postbus 10451, 2501 HL The Hague