VFS Global is the official outsourcing partner for consular services for the Kingdom of the Netherlands. All passport and ID card applications will be sent to and assessed by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
No ID card applications processed from 16 December 2020 to 04 January 2021, 09.00 NL time
No passport applications processed from 30 December 2020, 16.00 NL time to 01 January 2021, 00.00 NL time
The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs is introducing a new travel document system. Passport and ID card applications can temporarily not be processed during the periods mentioned.
In case of extreme urgency, please contact VFS as soon as possible for personal advice.
If you have already booked an appointment for either an ID card or a passport application during the periods mentioned, please contact VFS to reschedule your appointment.
Dutch Passport and ID Centre in Chicago re-opens
Effective 21st July 2020 customers can submit Effective 8th July 2020 customers can submit Dutch Passport and ID applications at the VFS Global Application Centre in Chicago.
Apart from the above safety procedures conducted, please note that-
Only the applicant with an appointment will be permitted in the VAC.
Please arrive at the time of your appointment. Early arrivals will not be permitted into the VAC.
An applicant can only be accompanied in case the services of a translator/interpreter are required, if the applicant is a minor or with special needs and requires
Travelers from the following states should quarantine upon arrival in Chicago: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah.
For more information on the order, please visit the City of Chicago official website.
All Visa Application Centres in Chicago closed until further notice
In line with the of the directive of the Chicago Mayor’s office relating to COVID-19 safety measures, effective 23 March 2020, all VFS Global Visa Application Centres in Chicago remain closed until further notice.
For more updates, we request our customers to check our website (www.vfsglobal.com) or the Embassy/Consulate website
Schedule an appointment to visit the application centreClick Here
When you apply for your passport or ID card, you will receive a track and trace code. This allows you to track the status of your application onlineClick Here
Locate your nearest Passport and ID Card Application Centre.