The asylum procedure
When you apply for asylum in the Netherlands, the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) investigates whether you are entitled to a residence permit. Below you can read more about the asylum procedure, the waiting period and your rights.

Step-by-step plans (2)
The general asylum procedure
5 Steps

Have you arrived in the Netherlands by land? Then you apply for asylum through the general asylum procedure. You apply for this in the Dutch village of Ter Apel. Read here how this asylum procedure works.

The border procedure: seeking asylum when you arrive at an airport or port
5 Steps
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