Do you hold Dutch citizenship? Do you travel a lot outside the Netherlands on business and get a lot of visas in your passport? If so, you can apply for a zakenpaspoort (business passport). Business passports have more pages and more space for visas.
You apply for a business passport at the municipality where you live. Do you hold Dutch citizenship but have no fixed address in the Netherlands? If so, you can apply for a business passport at a grensgemeente (border municipality). You can do this when visiting the Netherlands.
This is how it works for you
Here is some information from your municipality.
Applying for a business passport
Please note: you can only apply for a Dutch zakenpaspoort (business passport) if you live in the Netherlands and are registered with a municipality.
Applying for a passport is only possible by appointment. You can request and collect it yourself. You pay the costs when you apply. The passport will be ready for you after 5 working days. Make an appointment via this link.
- A business passport costs: € 77.75.
- Extra costs urgent application: € 53.00.
You can collect the passport from the municipality after around a week. You have 3 months in which to collect your new passport.
A business passport is valid for 10 years.