Travelling on a visa
Even if you have a visa you may still be subject to checks during your trip. If you want to travel to the Netherlands you must meet certain requirements.
Step-by-step guide to applying for a visa
- Choose the right visa
- Apply for a visa in your country
- Travel with a visa or object to the decision to refuse your application
Entering and staying in the Schengen area
You must at all times meet the requirements for travelling without a visa. For example, you must have enough money for a return ticket.
If you do not meet these requirements you may be refused entry to a Schengen country or the Schengen area.
Extending a visa
You can only extend a short-stay visa in emergencies, for example if you become ill. Strict conditions apply.