Kindly note, appointments can be booked online or through the Call Centre.
Individual applicants are able to come without appointment, in order to save time we suggest to book appointment by using online appointment system facility.
Notice: Online appointment service is totally free of charge! The embassy of the Netherlands is only cooperating with VFS Global. Please do not pay any attention to the companies or intermediary firms which claims that they are working with the embassy. Please click here for more information.
Third-country citizens (all non-Turkish citizens who require a Schengen visa) will be interviewed in person at the embassy (Ankara) or the consulat-general (Istanbul). The interview appointment date will be given by the Visa Application Centre at the time of application.
Third-country citizens who have been granted a Schengen visa in the previous three years will not be required to go to the embassy or consulat-general for a personal interview.
Please click here for online appointment system to schedule an appointment at VFS Global..
You can click here to see VIP Premium Lounge Service information to submit your application through this dedicated service.
You may also apply between 07.00 to 08.15 on prime time application to avoid crowd and Istanbul traffic, kindly contact our Call Centre (0212 373 58 06) to take appointment and further details.
You can also visit ‘’Additional Services’’ page to learn more on additional services.
For general visa related queries kindly contact us on our call centre number: 90 212 373 58 06 We shall respond to phone calls from 08:30 – 12:00 noon and 13:00 - 17:00, Monday to Friday.
You can also contact us by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please check here guidance on booking the appointments online in English language
Please check here guidance on booking the appointments online in Turkish language