Applying for an ID card

If you are a Dutch national living abroad and you want to apply for a Dutch identity card (ID card), which documents you need to provide depends on your personal situation.

Which document should you apply for?

If you don’t know which document to apply for, for instance if you are not sure whether you need an ID card, select one or more situations in the overview.

What is your situation?Click ‘+’ to make your selection.

I have a Dutch passport or ID card (valid or expired)

I have never held a Dutch passport or ID card

I want to travel outside the European Union

I want to keep my Dutch nationality