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The VFS Visa Application Centre for the Netherlands in Japan 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.

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  • 5 euro Covid-19 fee

    The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs has given VFS permission to charge an additional ‘Covid-19 fee’ of 5 euros plus tax (or the equivalent in local currency) per application. This non-refundable allowance will be levied online or at the Visa Application centre.

  • Temporary visa category partner in long-distance relationship

    A new temporary short-stay visa category ‘partner in long-distance relationship’ has been created by the Netherlands.

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

    2 euro Covid-19 fee

    For the time being, 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. This non-refundable allowance will be levied online or at the VAC – whichever scenario is applicable in your specific country.

    Passport return by courier

    Until further notice, the use of a courier service for returning your passport(s) is mandatory. This measure has been taken to reduce the number of people in a particular Visa Application Centre.

  • 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 Centre is scheduled to open every Monday to Friday from 9:00 hrs to 12:00 hrs from 02 Aug 2020. VFS is available to accept applications for Short-Stay Schengen Visa only.
  • 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.
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here

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News and Updates

The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs has given VFS permission to charge an additional ‘Covid-19 fee’...

Published on 11 December 2020

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Published on 10 September 2020






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