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Applying for a business passport in the Netherlands

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

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

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.

You must apply for a business passport  online or you make an appointment to apply for a passport in person.

Urgent request

Make an appointment if you need a business passport quickly. Is the first available option still not soon enough? Then call us at our telephone number 0031 35 207 00 00. Then together we will see what is possible.

The cost of a business passport can be found at

You can collect the passport from the municipality after around a week. Pickup is by appointment only.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Gooise Meren

Last updated on 26 September 2022