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Government opts for less registration of gender

The Cabinet ensures that gender registration and the use of it on documents and cards will be further reduced. Research has shown ...

News item | 23-12-2016 | 11:01

New national approach to lost or stolen travel documents

In the future it will be possible to apply to your municipality to replace a lost or stolen passport, ID card or driving licence ...

News item | 31-05-2016 | 10:29

Lower fees for travel documents

As of 1 January 2016, the fees for passports and identity cards for adults will be reduced by €2.67. This means municipalities ...

News item | 02-10-2015 | 16:30

Government to relax rules for withdrawing passports to prevent convicted criminals from fleeing the country

The Public Prosecution Service will soon be able to apply for the withdrawal of passports of criminals sentenced to at least four ...

News item | 26-04-2013 | 16:08

Trial with automated border control system at Schiphol airport

Today, Minister for Immigration, Integration and Asylum Policy Gerd Leers launched a trial scheme for an automated border control ...

News item | 27-03-2012 | 17:04

Cabinet enhances its policy to tackle identity fraud

Cabinet intends to take legal measures to get a better grip on identity fraud. In the future, it will be a criminal offence to ...

News item | 16-09-2011 | 17:25

Electronic border crossing starts today

As of today, holders of an EU passport will be able to cross the border independently at Schiphol in an electronic manner. ...

News item | 25-05-2010 | 09:13