Visa Required:
Visa Application Fee:
Euros 60 in local currency.
Free for family members of EU Citizens.
Documents Required:
Application Form
Completed and signed application form with 2 recent passport size photos.
Need to be valid for more than 3 months beyond the validity of the requested visa, with 1 blank page to affix the visa sticker.
Confirmed hotel booking covering all your stay in the Schengen countries.
Only a travel plan outlining where they intend to go (which countries, cities, etc), how they intend to travel and where they intend to stay is required. The embassy recommends applicants not to book a flight before they have submitted their application.
Financial Means
A recent statement of UK current account or traveller's cheques showing funds of a minimum of EUR 34, or equivalent in local currency, per person per day to be spent in the Schengen area. Cash, overdraft or credit card facilities are not accepted as a proof of financial means.
Status Proof
If employed: A recent and original letter from the employer stating the start date of the employment contract and their last payslip.
If self-employed: A letter from their solicitor, accountant or Company House.
If a student: A recent and original letter from school, college or university confirming attendance.
Travel Insurance
Travel insurance for the whole period of travel with a minimum amount of EUR 30,000 covering any medical, hospitalisation and repatriation costs valid for all member Schengen states. In the applicant is insured through their bank then they have to submit proof of this.
Letter of Invitation
Required only if the applicant visiting friends and family who are also acting as their sponsors. Original letter of guarantee legalised by the town hall from the sponsor in The Netherlands with a copy of their passport, residence permit and payslips from the last 3 months.
General Visa Information
Visa can be applied from a maximum of 12 weeks before the start of the trip.
Netherlands Embassy Information:
Delhi, India
Netherlands Embassy
6/50 F, Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021
Phone: +91-11-24197600 | Fax: +91-11-24197710
Web Site:
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 17:00 and Friday 08:30 - 14:30
Mumbai, India
Netherlands Embassy
Forbes Building, Charanjit Rai Marg, Mumbai 400001
Phone: +91 22 22194200 | Fax: +91 22 22194230
Kolkata, India
Netherlands Embassy
5, Rameshwar Shaw Road, Kolkata 700014
Phone: +91 33 2289-7676/7020 | Fax: +91 33 2289-7919
Chennai, India
Netherlands Embassy
76, Venkata Krishan Road, Mandaveli, Chennai 600028
Phone: +91 44 43535381 | Fax: +91 44 24993272
Washington D.C., USA
Netherlands Embassy
4200 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20008 - USA
Phone: (202) 244-5300 | Fax: 202-362-3430
Web Site:
Office Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM, Monday-Friday, excluding U.S. and Dutch holidays.
New York, USA
Netherlands Embassy
1 Rockefeller Plaza, 11th floor, New York, NY 10020-2094
Phone: 212-246-1429 | Fax: 212-333-3603
Los Angeles, USA
Netherlands Embassy
11766 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1150, Los Angeles CA 90025
Phone: 310-268-1598 | Fax: 310-312-0989
Chicago, USA
Netherlands Embassy
303 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 2600, Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-856-0110 | Fax: 312-856-9218
Atlanta, USA
Netherlands Embassy
1 Glenlake Parkway, Suite 1265, Atlanta, Georgia 30328
Phone: 770.390.3550 | Fax: 770.390.3522
Web Site:
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 10:00-14:00
Houston, USA
Netherlands Embassy
2200 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 610, Houston TX 77056-4783
Phone: 713-622-8000 | Fax: 713-622-3581
Web Site:
Orlando, USA
Netherlands Embassy
4248 Town Center Blvd., Suite 3, Orlando
Phone: 00-1-407-7026620 | Fax: 00-1-407-7026726
Web Site:
Miami, USA
Netherlands Embassy
701 Brickell Ave, 5th floor, Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 786-866-0480 | Fax: 86-866-0497
London, UK
Netherlands Embassy
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands , 38 Hyde Park Gate, London SW7 5DP
Tel.: 0044 (0)20 7590 3200 | Fax: 0044 (0)20 7225 0947.

Netherlands Visa Application Centre, 1-8 Bateman's Building, South Soho Square, London W1D 3EN
Monday-Friday 09.00-11.00am (by appointment only)
Telephone enquiries: 3:00-4:30pm
Visa sections are closed to the public every first and third Wednesday of the month.
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Netherlands Embassy
Hamdan Street, Al Masaood Tower, 6th floor, Suite 602, P.O. box 46560, Abu Dhabi
Phone: (+971) 2- 6321920 | Fax: (+971) 2- 6313158
Web Site:
Office Hours: Sunday through Thursday 08:00 until 15:30 hours
Dubai, UAE
Netherlands Embassy
ABN Amro Bank bldg., 5th Floor, Khalid bin Al Waleed Street (Bank Street), Bur Dubai, P.O.Box 7726 Dubai
Phone: (+971)-4-3528700 / (+971)-4-3595811 (Visa Section) | Fax: (+971)-4-3510502
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