List of authorities intervening in each stage of the procedure

Netherlands

Country Report: List of authorities intervening in each stage of the procedure Last updated: 30/11/20

Author

Dutch Council for Refugees Visit Website

 

List of authorities intervening in each stage of the procedure

 

Stage of the procedure

Competent authority (EN)

Competent authority (NL)

Registration at the border

Royal Military Police (KMar)

Koninklijke Marechaussee (KMar)

Registration on the territory

Aliens Police

Vreemdelingenpolitie (AVIM)

Application at the border

Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND)

Immigratie en Naturalisatiedienst (IND)

Application on the territory

Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND)

Immigratie en Naturalisatiedienst (IND)

Dublin (responsibility assessment)

Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND)

Immigratie en Naturalisatiedienst (IND)

Refugee status determination

Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND)

Immigratie en Naturalisatiedienst (IND)

Appeal

Regional Court

Rechtbank

Onward appeal

Council of State

Afdeling Bestuursrechtspraak Raad van State (ABRvS)

Subsequent application (admissibility)

Regional Court

Council of State

Rechtbank

Afdeling Bestuursrechtspraak Raad van State (ABRvS)

Repatriation and return

Service Return and Departure

Dienst Terugkeer en Vertrek (DT&V)

 

 

Number of staff and nature of the determining authority

 

Name in English

Number of staff

Ministry responsible

Is there any political interference possible by the responsible Minister with the decision making in individual cases by the determining authority?

Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND)

Not available

Ministry of Security and Justice

Yes  No

 

The Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) is responsible for examining applications for international protection and competent to take decisions at first instance.

The work instructions applied by caseworkers are published in Dutch on the IND’s website. This includes procedural instructions inter alia on interviews, subsequent applications, age assessments, border procedures, but also on how to work with an interpreter, how to handle medical advice, how to decide in cases in which sexual orientation and gender identity issues are brought up as grounds for asylum, or how to conduct child-friendly interviews.[1]

 


[1]IND, Work instructions, available in Dutch at: https://bit.ly/2MtP0f7.

 

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