Country Report

Country Report: Netherlands Last updated: 30/04/24


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This report was written by Anna Chatelion Counet, Arno Pinxter, Barbara Bierhuizen, Chiara Vrije, Eglantine Weijmans, Lianne Hooijmans, Marieke van Zantvoort, Pouya Fard, Shane van Galen, and Wilma Klaassen, edited by Aya Younis at the Dutch Council for Refugees, and finally edited by ECRE. The temporary protection annex to the report was drafted by Angelina van Kampen and Merlijn Bothof, and finally edited by ECRE.


The information in this report is up-to-date as of 31 December 2023, unless otherwise stated.


To access the updated report, you can navigate through the table of contents on the right end side or download the full report (in PDF) above.

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • ANNEX I – Transposition of the CEAS in national legislation