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NON-UKRAINIAN CITIZENSHIP

On this page you will find information about displaced persons from Ukraine who do not have Ukrainian nationality. It also contains information important for your stay in the Netherlands, regardless of whether you hold Ukrainian nationality.


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Last updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

From November 11, 2022 to February 1, 2023, the Repatriation & Departure Service offers extended remigration support. This remigration support is intended for refugees from Ukraine who do not have Ukrainian nationality and are covered until March 4, 2023 under the Temporary Protection Directive on the basis of a temporary residence permit in Ukraine and registration in the BRP before July 19, 2022.

Remigration support

In addition to people holding Ukrainian citizenship, there are also many people who resided in Ukraine on temporary or permanent residence permits; the third-country nationals.

The Russian invasion of Ukraine caused many people to have to flee from Ukraine. Including many third-country nationals. This group of people fell under the Temporary Protection Directive from the beginning of the Russian invasion, provided they could be registered in the Basic Registration of Persons (BRP). In July 2022, the Dutch government made some changes to who does and does not fall under the Temporary Protection Directive.

People who resided in Ukraine with a temporary residence permit and were registered in the BRP before July 19, 2022, are covered by the Temporary Protection Directive until March 4, 2023. People who resided with a temporary residence permit in Ukraine and came to the Netherlands after July 19, 2022, are not covered by the Temporary Protection Directive.

From Nov. 15, the Repatriation and Departure Service (DT&V) can offer you additional support and a financial contribution for return to Ukraine, your country of origin or a country outside the European Union.

Please note: this remigration scheme is only for third-country nationals who resided in Ukraine on the basis of a (temporary) residence permit at the time of the Russian invasion and were registered in the BRP before July 19, 2022 and are covered by the Temporary Protection Directive until March 4, 2023.


Requirements for remigration assistance

From Nov. 15 to Feb. 1, 2023, you can make use of remigration assistance provided by the DT&V. To be eligible for the remigration scheme, you must meet the following conditions:

  • You have or had a (temporary) residence permit in Ukraine;

  • You are registered in the BRP, with a Dutch municipality, before July 19, 2022;

  • You cooperate with the DT&V by providing the necessary information and by following its instructions;

  • You declare in writing to withdraw or waive any pending admission procedures;

  • You hold the nationality of a third country other than: Ukraine, an EU country, Australia, Canada, Iceland, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, the United States or Switzerland; and

  • You have a valid travel document that allows you to travel to the country of origin or a country outside the European Union.


Contents remigration assistance DT&V

DT&V assistance includes:

  • Advice and information on remigration;

  • A one-way plane ticket;

  • Escorted departure at Schiphol Airport;

  • A one-time financial contribution, which you will receive upon departure at Schiphol Airport:

  1. €5000 per person when applying between Nov. 15 and Dec. 31 and departure within 1 month after application;

  2. €2000 per person when applying between January 1 and February 1, 2023 and departure within 1 month after application.

Please note: from February 1, 2023, the regular remigration support of the DT&V will be in effect again. You can then no longer apply for the above support.


Signing up for remigration assistance

You can apply for remigration support through the DT&V website. Your application will be processed starting 15 November 2022. If you apply for remigration support and still return to the Netherlands after leaving the Netherlands, the financial contribution may be reclaimed.

For more information, also see the DT&V's flyer on remigration assistance. The flyer can be read in Dutch, English, French and Russian.