Contacting the Royal Netherlands Navy

There are several ways and there may be several reasons to contact the Royal Netherlands Navy. You can also follow the Royal Netherlands Navy on social media.

Questions from the public

Do you have a question or a comment about the Defence organisation? Your question will be answered by the Public Information Service, the government's central organisation for dealing with questions from the public.

  • Please send an e-mail using the contact form
  • Telephone: +31 (0)77 465 67 67 (On weekdays from 8.00 - 20.00 hrs)

Visiting and postal addresses

You can write to us at:
Royal Netherlands Navy
P.O. Box 10000
1780 ZZ Den Helder
Netherlands

Visiting address:
Rijkszee- en Marinehaven 1
1780 CA Den Helder

General telephone number:
Telephone: +31 (0)70 318 81 88

You must carry a valid proof of identity.

Hydrographic Service

You can write to us at:
Royal Netherlands Navy
Hydrographic Service
P.O. Box 10000
1780 ZZ Den Helder
Netherlands

Visiting address:
Hydrographic Service
Frederik Barracks, building 32
Van Alkemadelaan 786
2597 BC The Hague

telephone: +31 70 316 28 00
fax: +31 70 316 28 43
e-mail: info@hydro.nl

You must carry a valid proof of identity.

Naval history

If you have a question about the history of the Royal Netherlands Navy, you may send it to the Netherlands Institute of Military History by e-mail: nimh@mindef.nl.