Refugee passport

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