Your citizen service number (BSN) can usually be found on your Dutch passport, identity card or driving licence. You can also look it up online on MijnOverheid. Dutch payslips, annual salary statements, health insurance cards and health insurance policies have your BSN on them too.
Locating your BSN on a Dutch passport, identity card or driving licence
You can usually find your citizen service number on your passport, identity card or driving licence if these documents were issued by the Netherlands.
- the location of a BSN on a Dutch passport
- the location of a BSN on a Dutch identity card
- the location of a BSN on a Dutch driving licence
Looking up your BSN on MijnOverheid
You can look up your BSN online on MijnOverheid. Once you have logged in using your DigiD or a recognised means of eID from another European country, click ‘Identiteit’. You can then click through to your personal data.
Locating your BSN on a health insurance card
Your BSN usually appears on a Dutch health insurance card under ‘BSN’ or ‘personal identification number’.
Don’t have a BSN?
If you don’t have a BSN, read about how to get one or how you can get a citizen service number for your child.
What is a BSN?
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.