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Apply for VISA to Netherlands


In Turkey

Short-stay Caribbean visa (90 days or less)


A short-stay visa lets you visit the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom for a maximum of 90 days within a 180-day period. For more information on the short-stay Caribbean visa, go to the website of the embassy or consulate. You should also consult the website to see whether you need a visa in the first place. This depends on your nationality and the length of your stay.

Visa Fees

Please note that VFS Global offers an additional optional service for visa applicants in Turkey. VFS Charges an extra service fee for this service, to be paid by the applicant.

  • For the official visa fees charged by the Dutch government, click here.
  • VFS charges an additional service fee of 122 TL (including 18% VAT).
  • Visa Fee Payment can only be made in cash (Turkish Liras).
  • All fees are non-refundable.

Documents Required

Step 1: Complete the application form
Complete the online application form, print it out and take it to your appointment. The person you authorize can apply for visa with authorization letter if you have submited your fingerpints in the last 5 years for a short stay visa.

Step 2: Get all the required documents (checklist)
Get all the documents required for your application. The checklist explains which documents you need to provide and which requirements they must meet.

For every document submitted, you must provide the original (to show at the counter) and a photocopy (to be attached to the visa file).

Photo Specifications

Please provide one recent photograph (not more than 6 months old) of you, check the photo requirements. You can also have your photo taken at the VAC, please check the Additional Services.

Processing Time

The earliest you can apply for a visa is 3 months before you intend to travel. In most cases, you'll be informed within 15 calendar days whether your application has been successful.

You can track the status of your application using your track & trace code. If you have any questions about the status of your application, please contact the Visa Application Centre.