Apply for tax return postponement 2021 – how to do it?

This can be arranged online via Mijn Belastingdienst. Find out how to do this if you are a non-resident taxpayer.

Log on to Mijn Belastingdienst (Dutch only)

Do apply before 1 July 2022

As a non-resident taxpayer, you will be granted a postponement until 1 November 2022. We will send you a letter of confirmation within 3 weeks.

Are you a resident taxpayer? In that case, you have to apply for a postponement before 1 May 2022. You will then be granted a postponement until 1 September 2022.

You can apply for a postponement until the date on which we must receive your tax return. Your tax return letter will state when that is.

Cannot reach Mijn Belastingdienst? You can call us for a postponement

Please keep your citizen service number ready because that will speed up the process.

Please call (055) 5 385 385 from the Netherlands, or +31 555 385 385 from abroad.

You can also ask for a postponement in writing by means of the postponement form

Use the form below. This is how to notify us of all your relevant details.

The procedure to apply for a postponement is as follows:

  1. Download the ‘Application tax return postponement’ form (Dutch only).
  2. Fill in the form on your computer and print it out.
  3. Sign the form.
  4. Send it by mail to:

    Postbus 2523
    6401 DA Heerlen

Download Application postponement form (Dutch only)

In the case of a payable assessment, you pay interest on tax

If we impose an assessment on you after 1 July 2022, you will pay 4% tax interest on it as of 1 July.