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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.


There is also a Dutch identity card. This only allows you to travel within a part of Europe. An identity card is cheaper than a passport. Do you want to know which travel document suits you best? Then also read the information about the Dutch identity card on the website

Do you think someone wants to abuse your identity? Or have you already become a victim of identity fraud? Immediately report this to the police. You need a report from the police to request a new proof of identity from the municipality.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Olst-Wijhe

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