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Important Information

  • IMPORTANT- Passport Collection Time at the Visa Application Centre has been changed from 09:00 Hrs to 14:00 Hrs every working day due to the impact of Covid-19. Kindly Note: No Nose Mask No Entry at the Visa Application Centre.
  • It is not possible to extend a visa. Not even if, due to circumstances, the visa expired unused. You will have to apply for a new visa.
  • The Netherlands Visa Application Centers closed

    As a result of the corona crisis the Netherlands has closed its Visa Application Centers until further notice. All visa application appointments from 18 March 2020 onwards are cancelled.

  • IMPORTANT - Changes in the rules for Schengen visa applications and increase of visa fees Read more
  • The minimum processing time of a visa application is 15 days. Applicants are advised to leave enough time between the appointment date and travel date to have their visa application processed. No guarantees can be given on the visa application’s return date as delays may occur.
  • The Embassy is not in a position to update on the visa application status. This can only be done through the tracking application number your received when you applied.
  • Please note that your passport will be kept during the visa application process.
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here