Refugee passport

Do you live in the Netherlands, do not have Dutch nationality and have a type III or type IV residence permit? If so, you need a refugee passport if you want to travel abroad. For this, you need to make an appointment with the municipality. The refugee passport will be ready for you after 6 working days.

The refugee passport is subject to a number of conditions:

  • you must have been recognised as a refugee by the United Nations
  • you hold a Dutch asylum residence permit for a definite or indefinite period of time
  • you are registered in Breda

If you do not meet all the conditions, you may be able to apply for an aliens passport instead.

You will need the following

For a refugee passport for adults, you will need

  • your asylum residence permit for a definite or indefinite period of time
  • a passport photo that meets the requirements 
  • proofs of ID and passports, expired or otherwise
  • if your refugee passport has been lost or stolen, you need to bring alternative proof of ID
  • PIN card or creditcard

For a refugee passport for a child, you will need

  • your asylum residence permit for a definite or indefinite period of time
  • a passport photo that meets the requirements 
  • proofs of ID and passports, expired or otherwise
  • if your refugee passport has been lost or stolen, you need to bring alternative proof of ID
  • the child himself/herself, both when the passport is requested and collected
  • PIN card or creditcard

Consent
To apply for a passport, up to the age of 18 years consent is required from the parent(s) or the person who has parental authority. Both parents provide consent online, each person individually using their own DigiD.

Providing consent with DigiD (Dutch)

If (both) parents have provided their online consent, they do not have to be present during the application process at the service desk.

Costs and validity

Type of passport Amount Validity
Refugee passport € 56,55 term of the residence permit, subject to a maximum of 5 years
Expedited application Additional charge of € 50,90  

What you need to know

Expedited application

If you request the refugee passport before 2pm, it will be ready after 12 noon on the next working day.

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