Immigration system in the Netherlands
The Dutch government aims to create an attractive environment and welcomes knowledge workers and talent from abroad. The two main parties involved in the immigration process are the Immigration and Naturalisation Service Desk (IND) and the Registration Municipal Personal Records database. (Basisregistratie personen, BRP).
The Immigration and Naturalisation Service is part of the Ministry of Security and Justice. The IND implements the immigration policy and makes decisions on residence permits.
Website: Immigration and Naturalisation Service Desk (IND)
Telephone: + 31 (0) 88 0430430
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For questions regarding picking up a residence permit, or trying to travel to or from the Netherlands and taking biometrics, Click Here.
The BRP is where you register your entry into the Netherlands.