Netherlands consulate-general in Istanbul

Contact details

Bart van Bolhuis
Istiklal Caddesi 197
34433 Beyoğlu
+90 212 393 2121
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
+90 212 292 5031
Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9.00 - 17.00 hours.

Take notice of the days on which the consulate general is closed.

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.

Monday to Friday: 8.30 - 11.30 hours (by appointment only, unless otherwise indicated).

For each person a separate appointment is required.

Passports, ID cards, legalisations of signature Dutch citizens, copy conform original, option requests and MVV applications

Make an appointment via the online appointment system.

Check the status of your passport or ID card application.

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

Read the page Applying for consular declarations for more information.

Schengen visa or visa for the Caribean parts of the Netherlands

Make an appointment at one of the offices of VFS Global via the website of VFS Global.

DNA test or ID interview

Send an email to make an appointment.

Collection of Dutch passports and ID cards (no appointment needed)

Monday to Friday: 8.30 - 11.30 hours.

Take notice of the days on which the consulate general is closed.

Collection MVV applications (no appointment needed but bring your collection slip)

Monday to Friday: 08.00 - 12.00 hours.

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

  • by phone: +90 212 393 2121. 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 +316 8238 8055 to the contacts list on your smartphone and then send a message.
  • via the contact form.


Netherlands Consulate General

Istiklal Caddesi 197 34433 Beyoğlu Istanbul, Turkey

Time difference with the Netherlands

Daylight saving time: +1 hour / Standard time: +2 hours