COVID-19 UPDATE

Due to Covid-19, The embassy of the kingdom of the Netherlands in Egypt, consular section is suspending dealing with appointment requests in relation to travel documents, MVV issuance and related investigations such as DNA/interviews, - and visa issuance (via EDVs), civic integration examinations and legalizations for this moment. The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Egypt is practicing social distancing to contribute to limiting the spread of the Corona virus. These measures are initially for four weeks, or longer if needed. Egypt suspends international flights to and from the country until further notice as part of the efforts to contain Corona virus. Most embassy staff are working from home. All embassy events are cancelled for this time being. On government.nl you can find the latest information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Netherlands.

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Do you know Holland?

(An animation. Voice-over)


(Holland. Who hasn't heard of it? The kingdom of lowlands. Windmills all over the place, bicycles outnumber citizens and behind every blossom stands a dam. Art. Commerce. Agriculture. Industry. And the world's tallest men.)

(But, is it Holland... or the Netherlands? We're not sure about this. Holland is the name of the kingdom's two largest provinces, North Holland and South Holland. With 10 other provinces they make up the Netherlands, which, over time, became known as Holland.)

(So, your destination being Amsterdam means you're heading to the Netherlands, a.k.a. the Lowlands, since a huge area of the kingdom lies below sea level. However, this isn't all about the Netherlands. There's a lot more to learn about! Follow our page to know more. So, if you're ever asked: Do you know Holland? You can say: Yes, we do!)

(The Dutch coat of arms, next to: Kingdom of the Netherlands.)

COVID-19 UPDATE

Due to Covid-19, The embassy of the kingdom of the Netherlands in Egypt, consular section is suspending dealing with appointment requests in relation to travel documents, MVV issuance and related investigations such as DNA/interviews, - and visa issuance (via EDVs), civic integration examinations and legalizations for this moment.  The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Egypt is practicing social distancing to contribute to limiting the spread of the Corona virus. These measures are initially for four weeks, or longer if needed. Egypt suspends international flights to and from the country until 23 April, 2020 as part of the efforts to contain Corona virus.

Most embassy staff are working from home. All embassy events are cancelled for this time being.

On government.nl you can find the latest information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Netherlands.