General & Legal Affairs

The General & Legal Affairs Department (AJZ) has the following responsibilities:

  • Providing legal support to the Minister Plenipotentiary.
  • Making the official preparations for the Council of Ministers’ meetings.
  • Supporting and advising the Minister Plenipotentiary and/or the director of the Curaçao House with various policy issues.
  • Managing various treaty dossiers.
  • Monitoring political developments.
  • Assisting politicians and/or delegations from Curaçao during official visits to the Netherlands.

The General & Legal Affairs Department also provides the following consular services:

  • Passport applications.
  • Driving License.
  • Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag (Certificate of Good Conduct).
  • Information about marrying in Curaçao.
  • Information about legalization of documents.
  • Information about emigration/visa.
  • Information about residence/work permits.

Contact persons

Senior Policy Officer
AJZ Ms. M.M. Hazel (LL.M)
Telephone: +31 (0)70-3066111

Staff member
AJZ Ms. G. Willems
Telephone: +31 (0)70-3066150

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