Authenticity features of the Dutch identity cards for aliens

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Model 2020

Type I

This permit is issued when residency is permitted on ordinary grounds. The permit is always subject to a restriction, for example family reunification, study or paid employment. The restriction concerned is always stated on the document.

Type II

This permit may be issued to aliens residing in the Netherlands for an indefinite period. No restrictions or regulations apply. Employment is permitted without restrictions, and no work permit is required.

Type III

This permit is issued to aliens who are granted residence for a fixed period in the Netherlands on asylum grounds. The asylum temporary residence permit is granted in principle for 5 years.

Type IV

This permit is issued if the person concerned still requires protection in the Netherlands after five years' residence on the grounds of the Asylum Permanent Residence Permit. Employment is permitted without restrictions, and no work permit is required.

Type V

This residence permit "EU LONG-TERM RESIDENTS" is granted to foreign nationals who reside in the Netherlands for an indefinite period and who have the status of EU long-term resident. The permit is not granted subject to restrictions and is not subject to any conditions.

Type EU/EER

This document “CITIZENS OF THE UNION/EEA” is issued to citizens of countries of the European Union, European Economic Area or Switzerland. Depending on the duration of the stay in the Netherlands, this document can be issued in accordance with Article 8 or 19 of Directive 2004/38/EC.

Type Familielid EU/EER

This document “FAM. OF A CITIZEN OF THE UNION” is issued to family members of citizens of the European Union, European Economic Area or Switzerland, who are themselves nationals of a third country. Depending on the duration of the stay in the Netherlands, this document is issued in accordance with Article 10 or 20 of Directive 2004/38/EC.

Type Article 50

This document is issued to to UK nationals and their family members who fulfil the requirements of the Withdrawal Agreement.
There are 3 sorts of Article 50 residence documents.