On this page you find more information about the procedure of an application for a credential evaluation.

Submitting an application

Submit your application via the website Mijn After activating your account, you can start the application. Fill in all the information and upload the required documents. There is no need to send in (original/certified/notarised) documents by post or email.

More information about submitting your application for a credential evaluation.


After you have answered all the questions and uploaded all the documents, pay for the application online. You can pay in the online payment system, for example by iDEAL, PayPal or credit card.

Are you submitting an application for a client on behalf of an organisation? Then you can also transfer the payment at a later time. When you do so, mention the application number found on the application. We only start processing the application when the payment has been received.

Once we have received the application and the payment, you will receive a confirmation email from us.

Following your application

You can follow the status of your application in your account. You will receive an email from us if any documents are missing. You can see which documents and information we need in your account.

When your application has been completed, it will be sent to our expertise centre. We will send you an email at this point. It may be that the credential evaluator has to request information from other countries, or original documents or other extra documentation from you. You will receive a message if that is necessary.

Receiving your credential evaluation

When your credential evaluation is ready, you will receive an email from us. From that time you will be able to download your credential evaluation from your account. The credential evaluation will remain available for download in your account and remains valid.

Questions about your credential evaluation

Did you receive a credential evaluation but find the contents unclear? Send an email with your questions to The Information Desk for Credential Evaluation will answer your question as quickly as possible or forward your email to the credential evaluator.

Is there an error in your credential evaluation, such as a spelling error in your name or the wrong date of birth? Send an email to You will receive a corrected evaluation.

Is the credential evaluation wrong in your opinion? You can submit an objection within 6 weeks of the date given on the credential evaluation. Contact the Information Desk for Credential Evaluation to request the objection form to be opened in your IDW account. You will receive an answer to your objection within 6 weeks.

Do you have any other complaints? Let us know by sending an email to the Information Desk for Credential Evaluation.