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 corona virus, the possibilities for applying for a Schengen visa at an embassy or consulate general are limited. This also applies to applications at an office of an external service provider such as VFS Global. Fill out the country where you want to apply and find out if it is possible to apply for a visa.

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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