Asylum Procedure


Country Report: Asylum Procedure Last updated: 30/04/24


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The Chapter: Asylum Procedure in the Netherlands contains sections on:

A. General

  1. Flow chart of the procedure

  2. Types of procedures

  3. List of authorities intervening in each stage of the procedure

  4. Number of staff and nature of the first instance authority

  5. Short overview of the asylum procedure

B. Access to the procedure and registration

  1. Access to the territory and push backs

  2. Registration of the asylum application

C. Procedures

  1. Regular procedure

  2. Dublin

  3. Admissibility procedure

  4. Border procedure (border and transit zones)

  5. Accelerated procedure

D. Guarantees for vulnerable groups

  1. Identification

  2. Special procedural guarantees

  3. Use of medical reports

  4. Legal representation of unaccompanied children

E. Subsequent applications

F. The safe country concepts

  1. First country of asylum

  2. Safe third country

  3. Safe country of origin

G. Information for asylum seekers and access to NGOs and UNHCR

  1. Information on the procedure

  2. Access to NGOs and UNHCR

H. Differential treatment of specific nationalities in the procedure


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