All about Dutch citizenship

By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

107 new Dutch citizens in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has 107 new Dutch citizens. Yesterday the new citizens were at the Governor’s palace during a naturalization ceremony at Fort Amsterdam. Attention is paid to the meaning of Dutch nationality More...

Dutch passport
By Edition On Friday, October 6th, 2017

Residency rule to become Dutch remains five years as senators vote no to change

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The residency requirement to become Dutch will not go up from five to seven years after senators on Tuesday rejected the draft legislation. The plan, backed by the lower house in June, More...

By Edition On Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Issuance of Dutch passports to Dominicans rejected

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Government Policy, Planning and Services Armin Konket confirms that there are problems with issuing a passport. The Member of Parliament for PAR, Ana Maria Pauletta asked a few weeks More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Double language test for naturalization remains

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament, on Tuesday, approved a change to the Kingdom Law Dutch Nationality to extend the terms to issue the Dutch nationality. The amendments to eliminate More...

Palace of the Governor
By Edition On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Dutch should not be required for naturalization

WILLEMSTAD - The requirements for naturalization should be changed. This is according to the parliamentary delegations of the three islands Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten during the tripartite conference last More...

By Edition On Monday, December 21st, 2015

70 people sign the declaration of commitment naturalization

WILLEMSTAD - Tuesday, December 15, on Kingdom Day, a total of 70 persons, signed the declaration of solidarity in the presence of the Governor of Curacao in a naturalization ceremony. They have thus acquired the More...

New citizens
By Edition On Friday, August 14th, 2015

61 new Dutch citizens

WILLEMSTAD - On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015, a total of 61 persons took the declaration of solidarity in front of the Governor of Curaçao in a naturalization ceremony as prescribed by law. In the picture: The More...

Dutch passport
By Edition On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Dutch passport gives access to 171 countries without any restrictions

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – All those who have the Dutch passport can enter 171 countries without any restrictions. In other words, they don’t need visas. The Netherlands is in the third group with the best passport. More...

By Edition On Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Ministry recognizes incorrect statement: Bill was sent to Parliaments

WILLEMSTAD – The Ministry of Security and Justice acknowledges to have wrongly stated that the Parliaments of Curaçao, Aruba and St. Maarten don’t have anything to say about the change in the law on the Dutch More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Friday, December 27th, 2013

Kingdom Law indeed to Dutch Parliament

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice maintains that the bill to amend the Law on Dutch citizenship does not have to be submitted to the Parliament of Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten More...