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The VFS Visa Application Centre for the Netherlands in UAE is the official outsourcing partner for consular services for the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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IMPORTANT - Changes in the rules for Schengen visa applications and increase of visa fees

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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.

  • 19 March 2020
    The Netherlands Visa Application Centers closed
  • 30 January 2020

    The original passport must be submitted along with the application on the day of the appointment.

  • 30 August 2019

    Travelling with children under 18

    If you are travelling to the Netherlands with a child aged under 18, be aware that additional rules apply, and that and identity checks may be carried out at the border.