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.
- Do you hold Dutch citizenship? Then you can apply or renew at your municipality.
- Do you hold Dutch citizenship, but have no fixed place of residence? Then you can contact a Dutch border municipality to apply for a new passport or to renew your old one.
- Do you not hold Dutch citizenship? Visit your own embassy or consulate for a passport.
- Do you live in the Netherlands on a valid residence permit? Are you unable to get a passport from your country of origin? You may be eligible for a vreemdelingenpaspoort (alien passport). Ask at your municipality.
- Do you live in the Netherlands as an erkend vluchteling (recognised refugee)? Then you are eligible for a vluchtelingenpaspoort (refugee passport). Contact your municipality for this.
- A colour passport photo that complies with the Dutch passport photo requirements;
- All travel and identification documents in your possession.
Passport for children up to the age of 18
- Your child must be present when you apply.
- All parents / legal guardians must give permission for the passport application. You must fill in a form for this. You can get the form from the municipality. Bring the completed consent form with you to the application appointment. In a number of municipalities you fill in the form and give permission using your DigiD.
- A colour passport photo of your child that meets the passport photo requirements;
- All of your child's passports and identity papers. Even if they have expired.
- A valid proof of identity of all the parents/guardians.
Do you live outside the Netherlands? See how to apply for your Dutch passport from outside the Netherlands.
This is how it works for you
Here is some information from your municipality.
Municipality of Hoorn: Applying for a new passport or renewing your old one
To apply for a passport, make an appointment at the town hall. Renewing a passport is not possible.
Please note: you can only apply for a new Dutch passport or renew your old one if you live in the Netherlands and are registered with a municipality.
To apply for a passport, the following conditions apply:
- You have the Dutch nationality.
- You are registered in the Municipal Personal Records Database (BRP) of the municipality of Hoorn.
For persons under the age of 18, written permission from all authorities is always required.
Please bring the following with you to the meeting at City Hall:
- All travel documents (passport/identity card) that you have, even if they are no longer valid.
- A matching color passport photo. The passport photo is no more than six months old at the time of application. More information about the requirements for a passport photo can be found on the website of the Dutch government.
- A debit card (or cash)
- Persons up to the age of 18: written permission from the authorities and a valid proof of identity (or copy thereof) from the authorities.
The person for whom the passport is requested must be present. The person for whom the passport is requested must also be present when collecting or having it delivered.
You must apply for a passport in person at the municipality where you live. Make an appointment to apply for a passport
- Passport from 18 years: € 75.50
- Passport up to 18 years: € 58.50
- Passport from the age of 18, with urgent application: € 130.46
- Passport up to 18 years, urgent application: € 111.46
- Additional costs for request at home: €30
You pay the costs for your passport when applying at the town hall.
The passport is ready 5 working days after your application. You can then pick it up from 10:00 am. With an urgent application, the passport is ready after a maximum of 2 working days.
Questions about this topic?
Contact the Municipality of Hoorn