The Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Islamabad
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To make an online appointment for passport applications, follow the procedure below:

  • Click the word Calendar at the bottom of this page.
  • Click the preferred month.
  • Click the day and time.
  • Fill out the registration form, make your choice for either passport or legalisation and click submit.
  • Within minutes you will receive an e-mail with a link to confirm your appointment.

Click this link within 6 hours, otherwise the appointment will be cancelled automatically.

After confirmation you will receive a mail with important information. Be advised to read this information carefully before submitting your application and bring a print-out to your appointment.

To change or cancel an appointment:

  • Send an e-mail to isl-vz@minbuza.nl in which you mention your name, surname and time of appointment.
  • After receiving a reply that your appointment was cancelled, you can make a new one. For more information please visit our website http://pakistan.nlembassy.org/ 

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  Further passport information

If  you want to apply for a Dutch passport you should visit the Embassy in person and bring the following:

  • Passport application form correctly completed and signed;
  • Photographs: 2 recent colour passport photographs, not older than 6 months, bearing a true likeness to the applicant (3,5 by 4,5 cm)
  • Your travel document;
  • If you obtained the Dutch nationality through naturalization, submit a copy of the notification (’Kennisgeving naturalisatie’ or ‘Bekendmaking van de verlening van het Nederlanderschap’) ;
  • In the case you do not have this document anymore, please ask the issuing authority (the ‘Immigratie en Naturalisatie Dienst’ in the Netherlands) to give you a copy and deliver your passport application only after you received it. The address is: IND, Unit Nationality and Naturalisation, P.O.Box 3023, 2280 GA Rijswijk, Netherlands;

Please be informed that

  • A registration card on which your photograph will be affixed has to be signed by the applicant personally at the counter;
  • Fingerprints will be taken (two of each hand) except for children until 12 years;
  • Each applicant regardless of his/her age, including babies and children, must present themselves at the consular section for a passport aplication;
  • As for minors (younger than 18 years) both parents and/or guardians must agree in writing that a passport can be issued to the minor in question. In case one parent is not in Pakistan:
    • The passport application form signed by the absent parent in advance, copy of his/her passport and birth certificate (also in case one of the parents has another nationality)
    • A written authorisation of this parent, duly signed and legalised by a Dutch municipality or embassy, copy of his/her passport and the birth certificate of the applicant
  • In case of a guardian official documentation that this person is the guardian should be shown;

Application for those (children) who never had a Dutch travel document before.

In case a minor (younger than 18 years) applies for a Dutch passport they must visit  the embassy personally and bring the following:

  • Passport application form correctly completed and signed by both parents;
  • Photographs: 2 recent colour passport photographs, not older than 6 months, bearing a true likeness to the applicant (3,5 by 4,5 cm)
  • your travel document;
  • original passports of the parents guardians, with photocopies;
  • legalised copy of the marriage certificate of the parents or guardians, with legalised translation into English
  • legalised copy of the birth certificate of the child with legalised translation into English
  • if both or one of the parents hold the Dutch nationality through naturalization, it is requested to submit a copy of
    • the notification (’Kennisgeving naturalisatie’ or ‘Bekendmaking van de verlening van het Nederlanderschap’)  by which the Dutch nationality was given;
    • In the case you do not have this document anymore, please ask the issuing authority (the ‘Immigratie en Naturalisatie Dienst’ in the Netherlands) to give a copy and deliver this together with the passport application. The address is: IND, Unit Nationality and Naturalisation, P.O.Box 3023, 2280 GA Rijswijk, Netherlands;
  • Passport application fees.

Please be informed that

  • A registration card on which your photograph will be affixed has to be signed by the applicant personally at the counter;
  • Fingerprints will be taken (two of each hand) except for children until 12 years;
  • Each applicant regardless of his/her age, including babies and children, must present themselves at the consular section for a passport aplication;
  • As for minors (younger than 18 years) both parents and/or guardians must agree in writing that a passport can be issued to the minor in question. In case one parent is not in Pakistan:
    • The passport application form signed by the absent parent in advance, copy of his/her passport and birth certificate (also in case one of the parents has another nationality)
    • A written authorisation of this parent, duly signed and legalised by a Dutch municipality or embassy, copy of his/her passport and the birth certificate of the applicant
  • In case of a guardian, official documentation that this person is the guardian should be shown;
Please be aware that
  • if any of the above mentioned documents are missing, your application is not complete and can therefore not be accepted
  • a Dutch passport is a travel document, not proof of nationality
  • the handling time for a passport application takes about 2 weeks
  • the handling time for a passport application for a child that never had a passport before, can take up to 2 months. 

Criteria for the photographs can be found here:
http://www2icao.int/en/MRTD/Downoads/Techical%20Reports/Annex A-Photograph Guidelines.pdf
 

Address
Plot 167, Street No 15,
Sector G-5
Diplomatic Enclave
Islamabad
Tel: (+92)51-2004444
Fax: (+92)51-2004333
E-mail: isl-vz@minbuza.nl