Freedom of movement


Country Report: Freedom of movement Last updated: 22/05/23


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Beneficiaries of international protection are not restricted in their freedom of movement within the Netherlands.  For the housing of beneficiaries, the COA takes into account four placement criteria (see section on Housing).

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