The AIVD is a secret service, but certainly not a 'hidden' organisation. Its location, address and telephone number are all in the public domain. The service can be contacted by telephone 24 hours a day. It is not possible to e-mail the AIVD.

Visitors’ Address*

Europaweg 4

2711 AH Zoetermeer

The Netherlands

* All visits must be arranged in advance. The AIVD building is designated a “prohibited place” by law, which means that it is a criminal offence to enter it without permission or good reason.

Correspondence address

Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations

Postbus 20010

2500 EA Den Haag

The Netherlands

Telephone: +31 79 320 5050.

Fax: +31 79 320 0733.

Communications Department

The AIVD Communications Department issues general information about the service. It also publishes a number of brochures. These can be downloaded from the AIVD publications section of this website, or you can order free copies from the Communications Department. It can be contacted on the above telephone number.