The VFS Visa Application Centre for the Netherlands in India is the official outsourcing partner for consular services for the Kingdom of the Netherlands. You can apply here for your short-stay Schengen visa for the Netherlands or for a visa for the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom.

Step 2 Before you decide to apply for a visa please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the visa subclass you are applying for. Quick links to information on visa categories and other helpful information including Visa Fee, VFS Service Charge and Processing Time can be found on the Visa Wizard page on this website.

Step 3 Applicants should fill the Download Forms corresponding to the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their application. Applicants can get the Download Forms by visiting the nearest Netherlands Visa Application Centre or by downloading the forms from Applications and Forms.

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  • Travel insurance is mandatory for all Schengen countries. If you have not purchased, please click here
  • 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.
  • For your kind attention

    Due to COVID-19 all existing appointments now stands cancelled. We cannot deal with appointment requests in relation to short stay visa / Caribbean visa requests for this moment. Mail messages with appointment requests for these subjects will not be read or saved.

    Please keep an eye on our website in order to see when we can resume our services. From then onwards you can submit a new request.

    Due to ongoing global COVID-19 developments, our Netherlands Visa Application Centres in India (New Delhi, Jalandhar, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad) will not be accepting any visa applications for processing until further notice. An exception can be given for medical emergency cases, please contact the embassy for the same via

  • 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.

  • Please note that all Prime-Time Services (Submission and Collection) on Saturday and extended hours remains discontinued from 14 March 2020 till further notice. For more details please contact our customer service team.
  • Due to technical issue VFS - Jalandhar would not be able to accept applications till further notice
  • IMPORTANT - Changes in the rules for Schengen visa applications and increase of visa fees Read more
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here


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News & updates

With effect from 19 November 2019, As per the instruction...

Published on 19 November 2019

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Published on 20 June 2019

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