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Becoming a dutch citizen through naturalisation

On this page you can read information about becoming a Dutch citizen through naturalisation. The option procedure is cheaper and faster. However, not everyone is eligible for it. The option procedure is subject to specific conditions. Read about the option conditions on the website of the Immigration and Naturalisation Service.(Externe link)

You apply for Dutch citizenship through naturalisation by making an appointment at the municipality. Call (0317) 49 29 11. On the phone, you will go through a checklist. Are all your documents complete? Then we will make an appointment with you. If your documents are not in order during the telephone call, we will ask you to put them in order first before arranging an appointment.

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