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How to apply for fast-tracked accommodation

You can ask to be fast-tracked by submitting the Fast-track request form  First check whether you are entitled to be fast-tracked and whether you are eligible for a Declaration of Urgency in the conditions.

There is a charge of €25 for processing a fast-track request. This is not refundable, even if your application is rejected or you decline an offer of accommodation made via the fast-track process.

What are the conditions for being fast-tracked?

To apply for fast-tracked accommodation, you must be registered with us, and meet at least one of the following conditions:

  • Long travel time (over 2 hours) The journey time from your current home address to your educational institution in Rotterdam is longer than two hours. To prove your current address, you need to provide a copy of the relevant extract (uittreksel) from your municipality’s Personal Records Database (BPR).

    Important.If your fast-track request is based on travel time, you must be registered with us as an accommodation seeker for at least six months. If you are applying via (de)centralised selection / ballot and you have not yet been registered with us for six months, please indicate this when applying.

  • Threaths and violence You are subject to physical or psychological (threats of) violence, as a result of which you cannot continue to live in your current home. You can prove this by providing a police statement.

  • Medical grounds You are currently renting accommodation through us and are experiencing physical and/or psychological problems due to your living situation. You can prove this by providing a medical declaration.

    If you are experiencing any problems due to living in our accommodation, always let us know as soon as possible. We are always happy to help you.

      How much does it cost to request to be fast-tracked?

      The cost for processing your fast-track request is €25. This cost is not refundable, whether your request is granted or not.

      What happens when your request is approved?

      Once your fast-track request has been approved and your Declaration of Urgency has been issued, we will offer you a suitable home within three months. We cannot take any individual preferences into account. If you reject our offer, your Declaration of Urgency will be cancelled.