What is the difference between proof of sponsorship and private accommodation?
Proof of Sponsorship
By signing this statement, you agree to provide a financial guarantee that you will cover any expenses and debts incurred by your non-European visitor during his or her visit to the Netherlands.
By signing this statement, you state that you will provide temporary accommodation to a non-European guest.
What do I need for proof of sponsorship or private accommodation?
- The completed application form. Download the form at ind.nl or pick it up from the appropriate counter at Residents’ Plaza, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.;
- Valid proof of identity;
- The signature of the person(s) providing the sponsorship;
- If you are providing proof of sponsorship your signature must be authenticated.
What does Proof of sponsorship or private accommodation cost?
The Proof of sponsorship and/or private accommodation is free if private accommodation is provided. If you are acting as a guarantor, you will need to have your signature authenticated. This costs 11 Euros for each signature. Read more about having your signature authenticated.