How does the DT&V arrange the repatriation/return?
The process is a very meticulous one. Before a foreign national can leave the Netherlands, the following must be checked, amongst other things:
- are the appropriate (travel) documents on hand,
- have earlier procedures, for which the outcome should be awaited in the Netherlands, been completed or withdrawn,
- is any medication that might be needed on hand.
In the case of forced departure, it may be necessary for the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee to escort the foreign national all the way to his or her country of origin.