Visa information for The Netherlands

Please be sure to check whether or not you require an entry visa to visit the Netherlands. If you require a visa, you will need to apply for one at least eight weeks before travel.

You do not need an entry visa if you are a passport holder from the European Economic Area (the 28 countries belonging to the European Union, together with Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein) or any of the following countries:

Albania* Guatemala Panama
Andorra Honduras Paraguay
Antigua Barbuda Hong Kong** Saint Kitts and Nevis
Argentina Israel San Marino
Australia Japan Serbia*
Bahamas Macao** Seychelles
Barbados Macedonia* Singapore
Bosnia and Herzegovina* Malaysia South Korea
Brazil Mauritius Taiwan***
Brunei Mexico United States of America
Canada Monaco Uruguay
Chile Montenegro* Vatican (Holy See)
Costa Rica New Zealand Venezuela
El Salvador Nicaragua

* Only for holders of biometric passports
** Special administrative region
*** For holders of passports which include an identity card number

In order to register a visa application, find the nearest embassy and contact information.

Please visit this Dutch Government Visa information page for more information on obtaining a visa to visit the Netherlands.