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The Netherlands Visa Application Centre in Tehran
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04th Floor, Heravi Centre, Heravi Square,
Mosavi Street (Golestan 5), Tehran, Iran
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Welcome to the website of the VFS Visa Application Centre for The Netherlands in Iran. This site provides information on procedures for a short stay and long stay visas for the Netherlands and the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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  • Important Notice**

    Dear Customer, Please note that only the online application forms will be accepted at the time of submission and offline or hand-filled application forms will not be accepted.

  • The Netherlands Visa Application Centre partially resumes in Tehran

    Effective 13 September 2020, the Netherlands Visa Application Centre in Tehran will resume partial operations accepting visa applications for limited categories on every Sunday & Tuesday from 08:00 hrs to 14:00 hrs. Please read the complete information here

  • Additional Covid-19 fee and mandatory passport return by courier

    Until 31 December 2020 (subject to prolongation), the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs has given VFS permission to charge an additional ‘Covid-19 fee’ of 2 euros (or the equivalent in local currency) per application.

    Also until further notice, the use of a courier service for returning your passport(s) is mandatory. Please read the complete information here

  • Attention: holding a Travel Medical Insurance is a requirement to apply for a Schengen visa. The TMI has to cover any expenses that may arise in relation to repatriation for medical reasons and/or emergency treatment during the visa holder’s stay. Expenses made as a result of pandemic situations (including covid-19) cannot be excluded from coverage. Inclusion of pandemic situations should be explicitly mentioned in your TMI. If your TMI does exclude the coverage of pandemic situations, your application may be refused
  • 31 July 2020: European Union citizens including UK nationals, and members of their families, as well as residents of third countries on the list established by the EU can presently travel to the Netherlands. Please note this list is subject to change, according to developments regarding Covid-19.

    For countries still under the EU travel ban, there is a limited number of exemptions (where it ís possible to travel to the Netherlands).

    Visit the relevant page on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website to view the list of countries, to learn more about the exemptions and to see if you can apply for a visa.

    Your application will only enter the decision phase if it fulfils all Schengen visa requirements and explicitly and clearly meets the criteria for an exemption.

  • 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.

  • 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.
  • IMPORTANT - Changes in the rules for Schengen visa applications and increase of visa fees Read more

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News and Updates

The Netherlands Visa Application Centre partially resumes in Tehran...

Published on 11 September 2020

The minimum processing time of a visa application is 15 days...

Published on 26 May 2019

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