Applying for a short-stay Schengen visa

If you want to visit the Netherlands for a short stay (up to 90 days), you might need a visa. How you apply for a visa depends on your country. The Visa Advisor helps you determine whether you need a visa, and if so what type.

Due to the coronavirus, until at least 28 April 2020 you cannot apply for a visa at an embassy, consulate-general or external service provider such as VFS Global.

Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19, or coronavirus, many travelers have questions about their visa (applications). Check the frequently asked questions about visa issues

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