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Appealing the IND's decision
Last updated: 4/9/2024, 3:46 PM

The Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) has rejected your asylum application. What can you do if you disagree with this rejection? Read here about appealing to the Dutch court.

This is how to appeal

If you disagree with the

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IND
's decision, your lawyer can appeal to the court. Discuss with your lawyer whether you want to do this. If your lawyer appeals, the court will decide whether the IND's decision is justified or not. The court does not decide whether you will get a residence permit, but assesses whether the IND carried out the procedure properly.

If the court decides that the IND did not carry out the procedure properly, the IND must make a new decision. If the court decides that the IND did carry out the procedure properly, you must leave the Netherlands, or you can reapply for asylum.

On appeal

If you disagree with the court's ruling, your lawyer can appeal to the

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Council of State
. Discuss with your lawyer whether you want to do this. The IND can also appeal the court's ruling.