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Applying for a second passport in the Netherlands

Are you a citizen of the Netherlands and do you need an additional Dutch passport for your travels? You can apply for one from the municipality where you live. However, additional passports are subject to conditions.

You can apply for an additional Dutch passport if:

  • Your first and current passport is valid for at least another 6 months;
  • You can demonstrate that you need a second passport. For example, if you do not want stamps in your passport by countries that are in a conflict with each other. Or if you often have to wait for visas from different countries.

This is how it works for you

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Applying for a second passport in the Netherlands

Please note: you can only apply for a second Dutch passport if you live in the Netherlands and are registered with a municipality.

To apply for a second Dutch passport, you must meet the following conditions:

  • You are a Dutch citizen.
  • Your first Dutch passport is valid for at least another 6 months.
  • You can demonstrate that you need the second Dutch passport.
  • You are travelling to a country that you cannot enter using a Dutch identiteitskaart (ID-kaart).

You must apply for a second Dutch passport in person at the municipality where you live. You must also collect the passport in person.

Book an appointment now to apply for a second Dutch passport.

Urgent application

  • Urgent request
    You can make a spoedaanvraag (urgent request) if you need your travel document sooner. If you apply for the travel document before 14.00, you will receive it within 2 working days at the latest. You pay a surcharge for this type of request.  
  • Immediately
    Do you need your passport today? You may qualify for an emergency passport from the Koninklijke Marechaussee (Royal Netherlands Military Police). You will find more information on the defensie.nl website.

2023 rates

  • A second Dutch adult passport costs €77.85
  • A spoedaanvraag (urgent request) for a second Dutch passport costs €53.00

Your passport will be ready for collection from the municipality after 7 days. You have 3 months in which to collect your new passport.

A second Dutch passport is valid for 2 years.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Maastricht

Visiting address

Mosae Forum 10

6211DW Maastricht

Opening hours
Monday
08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 16:30
Thursday
08:30 - 19:00
Friday
08:30 - 12:30
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Last updated on 27 September 2022