Do you hold Dutch citizenship? Do you travel a lot outside the Netherlands on business and get a lot of visas in your passport? If so, you can apply for a zakenpaspoort (business passport). Business passports have more pages and more space for visas.
You apply for a business passport at the municipality where you live. Do you hold Dutch citizenship but have no fixed address in the Netherlands? If so, you can apply for a business passport at a grensgemeente (border municipality). You can do this when visiting the Netherlands.
This is how it works for you
Here is some information from your municipality.
Applying for a business passport
Please note: you can only apply for a Dutch zakenpaspoort (business passport) if you live in the Netherlands and are registered with a municipality.
You must apply for a business passport in person at the municipality where you live. Please contact us to make an appointment to apply for a passport.
Do you need a new passport quickly? Then you can make an urgent application on working days. If the application is received before 12.00, usually you will be abel to collect your passport the next working day after 10.00. There is a surcharge an urgent request.
There is a fee for the application of a business passport.
You can collect the passport from the municipality after around 5 working days.