There are three ways of obtaining Dutch citizenship:
The simplest way of obtaining a Dutch passport is by law because it implies having one or both parents Dutch citizens. Also children born in the Netherlands after 1985 has at least one Dutch parent will automatically become a citizen of Holland. Foreign women can also obtain Dutch passports by marring a Dutch citizen.
Foreign citizens such as investors residing in the Netherlands for long periods of time can also apply for Dutch citizenship.
In order to obtain citizenship in the Netherlands by naturalization, foreign citizens must fulfill certain conditions. Among these are:
There are also exceptions that allow foreign citizens to keep their current nationality and still apply for a Dutch passport. You can ask our Dutch specialists about exceptions when applying for citizenship in the Netherlands.
The last way of obtaining Dutch citizenship is be option. In this case foreign citizens are subject to one of the following eligibility criteria than obtaining a Dutch passport by naturalization:
Considering the legislation allowing a foreign citizen to gain Dutch citizenship is quite comprehensive you can contact us in order find out all its requirements. You can also ask for the services of our agents if you want to open a company in the Netherlands.