Privium Basic: Sail through security

Applying for a new Privium membership currently not possible

We regret to inform you that it is currently NOT possible to apply for a new Privium membership. This is caused by labour shortages combined with large numbers of applications, both for re-activation (after Corona) and for new memberships. For this reason, we are unfortunately forced to announce a membership stop until at least 1 September. You can leave your email address here, so we can inform you when registration is possible again.

Your Privium Basic advantages

Priority at security

Privium grants you access to the Priority waiting area. A member of security staff will check which queue is shortest, so that you can pass through quickly.

Passport control in the blink of an eye

Thanks to the iris scan, you’ll get through passport control in just 10 seconds. It’s not a problem if you wear glasses or contact lenses.

Facilities for business travellers

You’ll get after security quickly after saving all that time at the security check and passport control. Once you’re there, you can relax or work at our special workplaces but there are also other facilities.

Frequently asked questions

How do I become a Privium member?

In only four steps you become a Privium member and profit from a fast and smooth service during your Schiphol travels.

  1. Make a choice between Privium Basic and Privium Plus. Click on your choice and complete the registration form. You will receive a confirmation e-mail.
  2. Activate your My Schiphol account.
  3. Make an appointment to create your Privium card. You can easily do this online through your My Schiphol account.
  4. Activate your Privium card in the Privium ClubLounge Departures. During your appointment we will create the Privium card with your passport details and unique iris pattern. You can choose your payment method in the Privium ClubLounge Departures. You membership and Privium card are immediately ready for use.

Do I have to be a frequent flyer to become a Privium member?

No – in fact, you are welcome to become a Privium member no matter how often you fly, or what airline or travel class you choose to fly in. You also do not need to be a member of any airline’s frequent flyer programme.

I do not have a Dutch passport. Am I still able to become a Privium member?

You can only become a Privium member if you are in possession of a valid passport or European I.D. card from a country within the European Union, or one from Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Norway or Iceland. If you are an asylum seeker or refugee you are unfortunately not able to register as a Privium member due to limitations set by the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee.

How do I upgrade from Privium Basic to Privium Plus?

You can change your subscription. You can also upgrade your card immediately by visiting the Privium ClubLounge Departures.

What documents should I bring with me for my initial appointment to create the Privium card?

To prepare your card for immediate use, we need to see your valid passport or European ID card. Please note that a driver’s licence cannot be used as identification.

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