Netherlandsandyou.nl is the website for all Dutch representations worldwide. This includes embassies, consulates and trade offices.

About this site

Netherlandsandyou.nl provides information for foreign nationals who want to:

  • live, work or study in the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • visit the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • do business in the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • find out more about the Kingdom of the Netherlands

What information is on Netherlandsandyou.nl?


Travel & residence

Netherlandsandyou.nl provides information about living and working in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, including how to apply for a visa.

Doing business

Businesses can find information on Netherlandsandyou.nl about business partners in the Netherlands and Dutch business sectors.

About the kingdom

Netherlandsandyou.nl provides general information about the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Your country & the Netherlands

Under Your country & the Netherlands you will find information about the Netherlands that is relevant to you as an individual or business from a specific country or region. This page also lists the contact details for the Dutch representation or representations in your country or region.

Maps

The borders, names and icons on the maps displayed on this website in no way imply any formal acceptance or recognition by the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Can’t find information about your country or region?

Dutch diplomatic representations abroad communicate in various languages. If you can’t find the country or region you’re looking for, it may appear in a different language version of Netherlandsandyou.nl. Find out which language or languages are used for information about the country you are looking for, or scroll down to the bottom of the screen to change the language.

Links to other government websites

Netherlandsandyou.nl is not the only government website that provides information for foreign nationals who want to travel, work, live or do business in the Netherlands. Netherlandsandyou.nl also helps you find relevant information on other government websites.

One example is Government.nl which explains national laws and regulations and provides information for people who already live, work or do business in the Netherlands. Netherlandsandyou.nl cannot guarantee that the content of these websites is correct or up to date.

What is the difference between Netherlandsandyou.nl and Netherlandsworldwide.nl?

Netherlandsandyou.nl is for foreign nationals who want to live, work, study, travel or do business in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Netherlandsworldwide.nl is for Dutch nationals who want to live, work, study, travel or do business abroad, or who already do so.

Contact

Under Contact you can find contact details for:

  • the 24/7 BZ Contact Centre
  • Dutch embassies, consulates and trade offices
  • the authorities in the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom