Immigration department (IND)
The Immigration and Naturalization Department (IND) of the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations is represented in the embassy of Beijing and the consulate in Guangzhou by an Immigration Liaison Officer (ILO).
The main responsibilities of the ILO are:
- to improve the bilateral co-operation between China and the Netherlands regarding prevention of illegal migration
- to enhance the prevention of illegal migration from China to the Netherlands/ Europe
- to facilitate the implementation of the new migration policy
Besides China, the ILO related activities are also stretched out to Mongolia.