If you want to travel to the Netherlands you might need a Visa.

For detailed information about a short stay Schengen Visa (90 days or less) please visit this page of the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND).

To see if you need a Visa this PDF lists all nationalities for which a Visa is required.

To start the Visa application, please visit the Visa application page .

You can apply for a Netherlands Schengen Visa 3 months before your planned trip. After application with IND it will usually takes up to 15 days before the Visa is approved. But it can sometimes take up to 60 days, for instance if additional inquiries are necessary. We therefore recommend you to start the VISA application process as soon as possible.

For questions about obtaining a Visa you can also contact us.