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What is the official X account of the Royal House?
The X account @koninklijkhuis is the official channel of the Royal House.
Where can I find photos of the members of the Royal House?
What is a state visit?
A state visit is a formal visit by the head of state of one country to the head of state of another country.
How can I send a letter to a member of the Royal House?
Can I nominate someone for a royal decoration?
Yes, you can find extensive information about the application process on the website www.lintjes.nl (Dutch only).
How do I address the members of the Royal House?
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima are officially addressed as ‘Your Majesty’.
When is it permissible for a private photograph to be published?
Courts have ruled that the publication of a private photograph is justified if it contributes to public debate on a matter of ...
Can private citizens take pictures of this nature?
There is no reason why private citizens/bystanders cannot take photographs for their own personal use, even when the subjects are ...
Why doesn’t the RVD release information about the private lives of the members of the Royal House?
A Royal Decree of 13 December 1965 lays down that one of the tasks of the Government Information Service (RVD) is to shield the ...
Is posting a hyperlink to personal photos of members of the Royal House elsewhere on the internet an infringement on their private lives?
If the publication of a personal photo infringes on the private life of a member of the Royal House, the posting of a link to ...