In addition to asylum and residency producers outlined above, there are two major procedures that are important for the asylum process.
- Dublin Procedure: figures out which country is responsible for your asylum application. Reasons for this include:
- The documents that you submitted to the “Vreemdelingenpolitie” or the ‘Koninklijke Marechaussee” indicate that you traveled through different EU countries before arriving in the NL. This might indicate that a different country is responsible for your application
- The “Vreemdelingenpolitie” or the ‘Koninklijke Marechaussee” found your fingerprints in the Eurodac and/or EUVIS system which register all people who have requested an asylum-seeking application elsewhere
Simplified Procedure: If you come from a country which is deemed safe or from another country in the EU, you undergo an accelerated procedure