Refugee passport

New address

Leiden municipality has relocated. Do you have an appointment to apply for something or to pick something up? Our new address is Bargelaan 190, 2333 CW Leiden.

A refugee passport is a document for people holding refugee status in The Netherlands. The passport allows for travel abroad, but not to the country of origin. The refugee passport is also a legal form of identification.


  • As a refugee, you do not possess a passport from your country of origin
  • You have a valid residency permit as asylum seeker for a specified or unspecified duration
  •  You are registered in the BRP registry for the Leiden municipality