An asylum seeker, residence permit holder or invited refugee who is registered in a municipal population register.
Asylum requests and family reunification; nationality, sex and ageFigures
Asylum requests and family reunification nationality, sex and age
Asylum & integration 2022 – Cohort study asylum seekers and status holdersPublications
Annual study of register data on reception and integration of asylum migrants arriving in the Netherlands since 2014, 2014-2021
Most Eritrean, Syrian status holders from 2015 living in the NetherlandsArticles
Of all people with Syrian or Eritrean nationality who applied for asylum in the Netherlands in 2015, more than 9 in 10 were living independently within a municipality at the end of June 2021.
How many asylum seekers enter the Netherlands?Dashboards
Number of asylum seekers and family members traveling after each month and year. Nationality, men, women and children who apply for asylum in the Netherlands.
Asylum requests; by citizenship, from 1975Figures
Historical data; first, subsequent asylum requests and Family members Citizenship
Refugee selected in first instance by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and subsequently invited by the Dutch government to settle in the Netherlands. This person will get a residence...
Asylum requests; internationalFigures
Asylum requests EU member states and some countries outside the EU
Fewer asylum seekers and dependants in early 2022Articles
In Q1 2022, nearly 6.5 thousand first-time asylum applications were submitted in the Netherlands.
A written request to be recognised as a refugee under the 1951 Geneva Convention.
Temporary residence permits; purpose of stay and nationalityFigures
First granted residence permits, asylum and motiv Nationality
Labour participation of status holders stagnatingArticles
Of the status holders who obtained an asylum residence permit in 2014, 43 percent had a job by mid-2020.
Asylum influx up in 2021, mainly in second halfArticles
In 2021, nearly 25 thousand people submitted a first application for asylum in the Netherlands.
Fewer asylum seekers and following relatives in Q1 2021Articles
In Q1 2021, the number of first-time asylum applications decreased to slightly over 2,700.
Residence permit for an indefinite periodOther
Introduced on 1 April 2001 when the Immigration Law of 2000 came into force. The holder has a work permit, and no employment permit is required.
Unaccompanied foreign minor; nationality, sex and ageFigures
Unaccompanied foreign minor Nationality, sex, age
Residence permit for a definite periodOther
Introduced on 1 April 2001 when the Immigration Law of 2000 came into force. The permit is valid for a maximum of five years. The permit indicates whether or not the holder has a work permit, and if so...
Deportation of asylum seekerOther
Action taking place when a request for asylum is definitely rejected. There are three kinds of expulsion from the country: deportation, supervised departure, address check after notification.
Type of residence status of non-Dutch peopleOther
Formal situation regarding the residency of a non-Dutch person in the Netherlands. For instance an A-status, a permit on humanitarian grounds, a conditional permit to stay in the country, a residence permit...
Document stating that a non-national may stay in the Netherlands for longer than three months.