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;
- Authenticated signature*
*For proof of private accommodation, you will need 1 legalised signature, and for proof of sponsorship in the case of marriage or registered partnership, each partner will have to provide a legalised signature. Read more about legalising your signature
What does Proof of sponsorship or private accommodation cost?
You will only be required to pay the cost of legalising your signature, which is 11 Euros per signature. See also the heading 'What do I need for proof of sponsorship or private accommodation?' Read more about legalising your signature on the legalising your signature page.