From refugees to specialised knowledge migrants: the Immigratie- en Naturalisatiedienst – IND (Immigration and Naturalisation Authority) assesses all applications from foreign nationals who live in the Netherlands or want to become Dutch citizens.
The IND holds sessions twice a month at Maastricht International Centre for the specific purposes of issuing residence permit cards. When a residence permit card is ready for collection in Maastricht a letter will be sent by the IND.
Contacting the IND
The IND has several locations in the Netherlands, the closest to the Maastricht Region are Eindhoven and Den Bosch. Services at IND desks include collection of residence permits and providing biometric information, and for these services an appointment can be made online.
For other products, for general information or to make an appointment to visit an IND desk, the IND can be contacted on: 088 0430 430 from Monday-Friday between 09:00-17:00.