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Schiphol pass - FAQ

How do I apply for a (new) Schiphol Pass and what do I need to bring?

How do I apply for a Schiphol Day Pass?

How do I renew my Schiphol Pass?

For how long is the Schiphol Pass valid?
The Schiphol Pass is issued for the duration of the work-related activities and is valid for a maximum period of five years. The Schiphol Pass for temporary employees is valid for a maximum period of six months.

Where do I collect a Schiphol Pass or Day Pass?



What do I need to do if I change employers?
Your employer should apply for a Schiphol pass for you. The application and approval procedures are carried out electronically. Your employer should apply for a Schiphol Pass online. It should be signed electronically (approved) by an authorised signatory at your employer and by the relevant principal, where applicable. If the application is approved, your employer will notify you accordingly. You can then make an appointment with the Badge Centre to collect your pass.

If you are going to work in the (Non-) Security Restricted Areas and/or Secured Premises by A.A.S., you will need to apply for a new Certificate of No Objection (Verklaring van Geen bezwaar, VGB) from The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee via the website of the General Intelligence and Security Service (AIVD - www.aivd.nl). The forms are: 'Aanmelding Veiligheidsonderzoek Burgerluchtvaart' (Security Screening Civil Aviation Application Form - to be completed by the employer) and 'Opgave Persoonlijke Gegevens B-Burgerluchtvaart' (Security Screening B-Civil Aviation Questionnaire - to be completed by the employee). Information can be obtained by phone on 020-5201179 (13:00 – 15:00). Make an appointment with the Badge Centre via www.schiphol.nl/werken/afspraakpas and take the following items with you:
- A valid form of identification; specifically either a passport or a national identity card. Please note: a driver’s licence is not considered a valid form of identification at Schiphol! If you are not a Dutch citizen, you will also need to bring a valid residence permit in addition to your passport.
- Your old Schiphol Pass.'

How can I add a second and, if necessary, a third employer/principal to my current pass?
Your new employer should apply for a Schiphol pass for you. The application and approval procedures are carried out electronically. Your employer should apply for a Schiphol Pass online. It should be signed electronically (approved) by an authorised signatory at your employer and by the relevant principal, where applicable. If the application is approved, your employer will notify you accordingly.

If the application is approved, you can make an appointment with the Badge Centre via www.schiphol.nl/werken/afspraakpas to have the second employer/principal added to your pass. Be sure to bring the following items (required):
- your current Schiphol Pass;
- valid ID (passport or national identity card. (If you are not a Dutch citizen, you will need to bring a valid passport in combination with a valid residence permit).
Depending on the position, you may be required to complete a Security Awareness and/or Airside Safety Test. To find out, please contact your second employer/principal.


What do I do with my Schiphol Pass if I leave my job?
We would prefer you to return your Schiphol Pass in person to the Badge Centre as you will then be issued proof of receipt to give to your employer. You might decide to send the pass by mail or have someone else return it, but in that case you will not receive a proof of receipt. This could work to your disadvantage if later there are any doubts about whether or not you returned your pass.

 
What do I do if my Schiphol Pass / Parking Pass is stolen or lost?
It is important to act QUICKLY. Take the following steps:

  • First, your pass must be blocked immediately. To do so during office hours, phone the Badge Centre on +31 (0)20 601 2626. Outside office hours you should phone the Duty Manager for Security on +31 (0)20 601 3000.
  • Inform your employer as soon as possible during office hours.
  • Had your pass expired? If so, apply for a new pass according to the regular procedure. A charge of EUR 50 will apply.
  • Was your pass still valid? If so, report to the reception desk at the Badge Centre with your valid passport or national identity card. A new pass will be issued. A charge of EUR 50 will apply.
  • Did you lose your pass? If so, you must file a lost property report at the police station at  Schiphol Plaza before you can receive a new pass.


An administrative fee will be charged for every lost or stolen pass. The amount due must be paid at the desk.


My Schiphol Pass was confiscated; how do I get it back?
If your Schiphol Pass was confiscated by an airport official it will not be returned automatically and you will have to inform your employer. The Security Adviser at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol will contact your employer, too. The necessary action will be decided by way of either an administrative settlement or a decision by the Sanctioning Committee.


'How do I apply for a Parking Pass?
Your employer should apply for a Schiphol pass for you. The application and approval procedures are carried out electronically. Under ‘extra autorisaties’ your employer can choose the desired parking authorisation. The application should be signed electronically (approved) by an authorised signatory at your employer and by the relevant principal, where applicable. If the application is approved, your employer will notify you accordingly.

To collect the pass you must present a valid form of identification (a driver’s licence will not be accepted). If you are not a Dutch citizen, you will need a valid passport in combination with a valid residence permit). If you already have a pass (Schiphol Pass, Parking Pass, Company Pass) do not forget to bring it along. To collect the Parking Pass, you must first make an appointment with the Badge Centre at www.schiphol.nl/werken/afspraakpas.


Applying for a Visitor’s Pass


What is a Visitor’s Pass?


How do I apply for a Visitor’s Pass?


Where can I collect the Visitor’s Pass?

  • At the Central Distribution and Collection Point (CUIP), located between Departure Halls 2 and 3. The CUIP is open Monday – Friday from 07:00 – 17:00.
  • At the airside checkpoints 43 60 and 90. These are open 24/7.


Where do I apply for a Schiphol Vehicle Pass

What criteria must I meet in order to obtain a Schiphol Vehicle Pass?
- You must be able to prove that a Vehicle Pass is a necessity
- You must have a valid Schiphol Pass that authorises you to use the perimeter roads
- Your vehicle must feature a permanent company logo on both sides, measuring at least 30 x 50 cm.


With which department do I register my vehicle in order to gain access to the perimeter roads?
If you need a Vehicle Pass that authorises you to use the perimeter roads your employer should apply for it electronically. If the application is approved, your employer will notify you accordingly. You can then collect your Vehicle pass at Checkpoint 43, 60 or 90.

For more information please contact the Badge Center on +31 (0)20 601 2626.

 
Where are the vehicle checkpoints and when are they open?
There are three general vehicle checkpoints: Checkpoints 43, 60 and 90. All checkpoints are open 24/7. For further details, please contact the Vehicle Registration department on +31 (0)20 601 4575.