Consuls and consular staff

Consuls en consulaire personeel

Are you coming to work as a consul or consular staff? Then you have to submit an application for a Declaration Van Rechtswege with the purpose of consul/consular staff.

The requirements for the application are:

  • Proof of payment Fees and retributions0;
  • Copy valid passport;
  • Declaration Foreign Relations Department with regard to accreditation of the person in question. 


Fees and retributions are due before submitting the application. For the application for a Declaration Van Rechtswege, you have to pay an amount of Ang. 615,=. Payment must be made at Maduro & Curiel’s Bank. On the payment order, you can find the necessary information to make the payment.


Before submitting the application, make sure you have collected all the requirements. If so, the application can be submitted. All requirements must be scanned in PDF format. Click here to submit the application.


After the application has been submitted, the Admission Office has 4 months to take a decision on your application. After the decision is ready, it will be e-mailed to you.

If you have received a positive decision, you must make an appointment to receive the Declaration van Rechtswege. Click here to make the appointment.

If you have received a negative decision, then you have 6 weeks to file a notice of objection. The notice of objection must be e-mailed to

0When paying, the following details of the applicant must be stated as a reference:

  1. full first and last name
  2. date of birth

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