Netherlands embassy in Kuwait

Contact details

Laurens Westhoff
Block 6, Street 11, House 7
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Opening hours

Sunday to Thursday: 8.00 - 15.00 hours.

Contact details for Consular Section

Opening hours

Coronavirus / Covid19: please keep in mind that you cannot apply for everything yet. Or that there are fewer appointment slots available.

The consular department is opened only on Mondays and Wednesdays between 9.00 - 12.00 and 13.30 - 15.00 hours (by appointment only).

Passports, ID cards, legalisations and MVV applications

Make an appointment via our online appointment system.

Check the status of your passport or MVV application.

Consular declarations (residence, marital status, Dutch nationality etc.)

Read the page Applying for consular declarations for more information.

Dutch nationality certificate

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

Schengen visa (also for Sweden) and Caribbean visa (< 90 days)

For any queries related to the Schengen visa, please feel free to send your email to: or call the VFS helpline on +965-22254676, or make an appointment via VFS Global.

Visa for diplomatic and special passport holders

Send an e-mail to make an appointment.

Collection of documents (without appointment)

Monday and Wednesday: 14.00 - 15.00 hours.

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

  • by phone: +96525312650. If you are calling from the Netherlands, call +31 247 247 247.
  • via WhatsApp. Click here to send us a WhatsApp message. Or add our number +31 6 8238 8055 to the contacts list on your smartphone and then send a message.
  • via the contact form.




Time difference with the Netherlands

Winter + 2 hours, summer + 1 hour