Documents of Identity

For Port Security it is important to recognize documents of identity.

For checking Dutch documents you can visit

Edison TD is an automated system in which the security features of more than 2,500 travel and residence documents from 200 countries can be found. It is developed by the National Criminal Intelligence Service, in cooperation with the immigration services of the US, Canada and Australia.

Document experts in all EU Member States and in Iceland, Norway and Switzerland provide and select the information to be released to the general public via PRADO. You can find more information on The website is available in multiple languages.

Some nationalities are required to have a visum for their stay in your country.
For the Netherlands you can find the list whether you’ll need a visum for traveling to the Netherlands and for countries where Dutch people need a visum at the website of the Rijksoverheid.