Netherlands Worldwide

Residence permit lost, stolen or expired abroad. Choose your country.

If you hold a valid residence permit for the Netherlands and it has been lost or stolen or has expired while you're abroad, you will need an entry visa to return to the Netherlands. How you apply for a visa depends on the country you are in.


You can only travel to the Netherlands if you are exempt from the EU entry ban. Please read the entry rules on

Fill in a country or region and use the arrow keys to select your country or region.