About the Government Information Service (RVD)

The RVD is part of the Ministry of General Affairs and falls under the political responsibility of the Prime Minister. It is based at Binnenhof 19 in The Hague.

Press secretary

The Director-General and Deputy Director-General of the RVD act as the press secretaries for the King and the other members of the Royal House. The RVD is also responsible for media relations for the Prime Minister and the government.

RVD and the press

Every year the RVD issues some 350 press releases, accompanies members of the Royal House on approximately 250 public appearances, answers media questions about the Royal House and its members and deals with requests for interviews. In addition, it drew up the media code for the press.