About netherlandsandyou - Netherlands and you

About Netherlandsandyou.nl

Netherlandsandyou.nl showcases the relations between your country and the Netherlands. Find out about partnerships on trade, development, culture, innovation and more. Netherlandsandyou.nl is powered by the Dutch representations worldwide: embassies, consulates and trade offices. Netherlandsandyou.nl: connecting you and the Netherlands.

This website has been developed and is maintained by the Dutch government. The aim of Netherlandsandyou.nl is to generate interest and confidence in the Kingdom of the Netherlands abroad.

The Kingdom of the Netherlands maintains diplomatic relations with almost all countries in the world. This website shows how the more than 150 Dutch embassies and consulates work together with local partners every day on issues like international trade, sustainable development, innovation, culture and the rule of law. 

Netherlandsandyou.nl is made up of 2 parts. There’s a main site with information from countries where the Netherlands has a representation. This is also where you’ll find an overview of all the separate country pages that fall under the main site.

Each country also has its own website with information about the diplomatic representations the Netherlands has there. Some countries also have an additional site in another language.

Travelling, living, working and studying in the Netherlands

Netherlandsworldwide.nl has information on consular services such as applying for a Dutch passport or ID card, a visa or a certificate of residence. You will also find information about the Non-Residents Records Database (RNI) and voting from abroad.

Questions and feedback

If you have any questions or feedback about the website, please contact us using this form. If you have a question about a specific country or representation, contact the relevant embassy or consulate directly. Click ‘Select your country’ at the top right of the page or in the footer, then select the country you need. You will be redirected to the relevant site page.