Each year, many foreign nationals come to the Netherlands in the hope of settling here. A number of them are allowed to stay, but many foreign nationals have to return to their country of origin or to another country. Foreign nationals are personally responsible for their departure from the Netherlands. Foreign nationals who do not leave the Netherlands voluntarily may be forced to depart.
If you no longer want to stay in the Netherlands
This fact sheet provides you with information if you don't want to wait any longer, and have decided to leave the Netherlands. The Repatriation and Departure Service can help you. Together we will look at the possibilities and the support that we can offer you.