Netherlands Worldwide

Applying for a new passport or renewing your old one in the Netherlands

Do you want to apply for a new passport or renew your old one? The application process depends on where you hold citizenship and where you live.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.


Do you want to be able to travel all over the world and do you need proof of identity? Then you need a passport. If you have Dutch nationality, you can apply for a passport. 

You can use a passport if: 

travel document: abroad you must always have a valid travel document with you. That also applies to children. A Dutch passport is valid all over the world. 

proof of identity: in the Netherlands and most other countries you must always have a valid proof of identity with you. 

To apply for a passport, you must first make an appointment

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Heerenveen

Visiting address