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LEGAL AID & REGISTRATION

Did you just arrive in the Netherlands and are you wondering how to navigate legal procedures? These resources can help you with topics like asylum procedures, requesting a visa, legal support and assistance in case you wish to return to your country of origin.


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Last updated: Monday, November 28, 2022

Don't have proof of residency yet? Then make an appointment in the IND appointment planner. For more information, check out our latest updates.

Pickup locations IND

Below is a list of the current pick-up locations.

  • Open from October 17: Assen, northern region

  • Open: Amsterdam

  • Open: Rotterdam (Ahoy), central region

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Types of proof

There are various forms of proof of residence:

  • Sticker in passport: Ukrainian women (all ages) as well as Ukrainian men (aged 60 years or older on Feb. 24, 2022) with passports will receive a sticker in their passports.

  • Sticker on a separate paper: Ukrainian men under 60 years of age (on 24 February 2022), Ukrainians with an Id card or a statement from the Ukrainian Embassy, or persons with a passport that expires before 4 March 2023 or has already expired will receive a sticker on a separate paper. If you apply for a new passport, the separate paper remains valid.

  • Card: Persons without a passport, identity card or Ukrainian Embassy statement who are covered by the Temporary Protection Directive and Ukrainian children of 14 years and older without Id will be issued a pass. Please note that the pass does not allow for travel.