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The Visa Application Center of the Netherlands in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Shenyang, Hangzhou, Nanjing and Kunming will be re-opened from Feb. 24th, 2020. Please note that Tourism Visa applications will not be accepted until further notice.
In order to ensure the health and safety of all personnel, we sincerely invite the applicants and the intermediary agencies to cooperate in the following actions:
We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding and cooperation!
Please click here to get updated visa center opening dates.
Dear applicants, Please note:
as of February 2, 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person will increase from 60 to 80 euros or the equivalent amount in your local currency. For children between 6-12 years old the visa fee will increase to 40 euros or equivalent. The Caribbean visa fee will also increase to 80 euros per person. Visa for children under 6 years old remain free of charge.
Please be advised that applications for visa type: Study, Scientific Research are no longer accepted. Those travelling to the Netherlands for study purposes and with a purpose of conducting scientific research can apply for Business visa.
Additional questions regarding those visa types can be directed at the Embassy or the Consulate of the Netherlands.
Due to the regulation of the European Union (Decision 2004/17/CE of December 22nd 2003), it is necessary for visa applicants to be in possession of travel insurance valid during their stay in the Schengen area.
As approved by Dutch Embassy and consulates, the Visa Application Centers in China for the Netherlands introduce an option of choosing a travel medical insurance meeting Schengen insurance requirements on an independent self-service insurance website. This service is provided by a third-party service provider.
The digital and paper documents will be sent to the Dutch consular authority with your passport, and visa decision officers will consider your application in the usual way.
In order to avoid delays in the Visa Application Centre, we recommend to applicants to note the following: