Netherlands' Consulate General Erbil

Contact details

Willem Cosijn (Consul General)
3rd Floor Ster Tower
Gulan Street
24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
+964 (0) 751 501 9756
+964 (0) 66 224 6739
outside office hours
+964 (0) 750 198 7002
Opening hours

Sunday until Thursday: 9.00 - 17.00 hours.

Visits by appointment only. Please make an appointment by sending an email.

The working area of the consulate consists of the provinces of the Kurdistan region in Iraq: Duhok, Erbil and Sulaymaniyah.

Sunday until Thursday: 8.00 - 15.30 hours.

The Netherlands in Iraq

Interested to learn more about Dutch activities in Iraq? Visit our homepage or read this overview.

Agriculture imports

If you require seeds, greenhouse technology, or other agricultural produce from the Netherlands please contact the agricultural counselor for Iraq through The counselor may be able to connect you with relevant Dutch companies.

Contact details for Consular Section

Opening hours

Sunday until Thursday: 9.00 - 17.00 hours.

The consulate general in Erbil provides the following services:

Consular certificates

Send an e-mail to make an appointment.

Short-stay Schengen visa via VFS Global (only for business visa)

Check the page Applying for a short-stay Schengen visa in Iraq for more information.

Other consular services (e.g. tourist visa, passports)

Tourist visa, passports and most other consular services are only provided at Dutch Embassies in neighbouring countries. Please check Living & Working in Iraq (available in Dutch only) to see where you can apply.

Dutch nationality certificate

Read on the page Applying for a Dutch nationality certificate if you live in Iraq, which documents you need and how to apply for the certificate.

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

  • 24 hours a day through WhatsApp on +31682388055. Click here to send us a WhatsApp message.
  • Via the contact form or email on
  • By phone Sunday to Thursday between 9 am and 5 pm only: +9647515019756.



Netherlands Consulate General Erbil