Consulate General of Netherlands in Istanbul

Welcome! The Consulate in the Turkey is located in Istanbul.

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Contact No.   +90 (0212) 393 21 21
Fax   +90 (0212) 292 50 31
Email   ist@minbuza.nl
Official Website  

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Please Note:
Visits to the Consulate General of Netherlands in Istanbul are strictly by appointment. For specific services, visitors must visit the designated section at the embassy and book an appointment accordingly on the email addresses mentioned above. For instance, if you want to apply for consular services, you should visit the Consular Section. To book an appointment, you can directly mail the high commission or consular email section or email on ist@minbuza.nl.

Consular Services:
The Consulate General of Netherlands in Istanbul offers a wide range of consular services, including the processing of visas and passports and document legalization. To apply for a new passport, renew your old passport, want to change the particulars on your current passport, or need to report about a lost or damaged passport, book an appointment with the high commission's passport service.

These consulate services are listed below:

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Legalization of documents
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Power of attorney
  • Birth Certificate
  • Application forms
  • Authentication of documents

In case you want to apply for an identity card, report about your lost or stolen Netherlands ID card, or need to edit or change your particulars on the Identity verification card, consult the high commission.

Remember that passport applications take at least six weeks to process. Dual nationals must declare the other nationality before applying for the renewal of their Netherlands passport. If you want to regain citizenship, wait until the completion of the regaining process. Furthermore, passports are delivered to the applicant via postal services, and there's no need to visit the high commission.

In the wake of the pandemic, visitors are requested to provide a registered, secure, and trackable envelope with their full address and pre-paid postage stamps to receive their sensitive documents via post. The envelope must indicate the applicant's full name and postal code while having enough return postage. Moreover, anyone visiting the Consulate General of Netherlands in Istanbul must abide by the necessary SOPs, wear a mask, and comply with social distancing rules

Visa Services
The Consulate General of Netherlands in Istanbul offers visa facilitation services to those not eligible for an electronic visa Netherlands. You can contact the Mission to obtain information about the type of visas you need to apply for, and apply for your desired single-entry, double-entry, and multiple-entry visa, transit visa, and diplomatic official visa. The Embassy also facilitates East African Visa and Referred Visa.

Remember that single-entry visa can be obtained for tourism and business purposes whereas diplomatic official visa is only for people traveling to Netherlands on official duty. A multiple-entry visa is issued to British citizens only, and other citizens' applications are diverted to the immigration headquarters for further processing. To obtain an entry permit for a brief stop-over in Netherlands or an overnight stay, you need to apply for a transit visa. The East African visa is a multiple-entry visa granted to tourists visiting Netherlands, Rwanda, and Uganda. Referred visas are issued to members of certain countries. The immigration services director approves their visas.

Please note that applications submitted without complete support documents will not be processed. It may take up to three business days for the embassy to process your visa application.

Visa types granted by Netherlands are;

  • Netherlands Tourism
  • Netherlands Business
  • Netherlands Visiting Family/Friends
  • Netherlands Airport Transit
  • Netherlands Return visaNetherlands
  • Netherlands Family Member of EU/EEA/Swiss National
  • Netherlands Members of Official Delegation
  • Netherlands Seafarers
  • Netherlands Study/Research or Other Types of Internship
  • Netherlands Cultural, Sports or Religious Events and Film Crews
  • Netherlands Medical treatment
  • Netherlands Orange Carpet Programme
  • Netherlands Long-Stay Visa (MVV)

Netherlands and Turkey Relations-
The Netherlands and Turkey enjoy cordial bilateral relations. The high commission's diplomatic mission's mandate is to forge stronger and closer ties between the two countries. Pursuing bilateral and multilateral cooperation in diverse sectors, including culture, defense, tourism, trade and investments, science and technology, security, and other fields while safeguarding mutual benefits, is vital for their relations. The countries are cooperating to resolve global issues like climate change, piracy, terrorism, cybersecurity, etc. The Netherlands is the most important source market for tourism in Turkey.
You can read about Turkish Visa Application.

Online Turkey visa:
We are pleased to announce that Turkey government has launched eVisa (Turkey Electronic Visa) for visitors who want to visit for business and tourist purposes. Can apply for Turkish visa online from the comfort of your home and in just a few clicks.

The government of Turkey promoting tourism and trying to make travel hassle so electronic visa witch are completely online process for form fill to payment and Documents upload.

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the Consulate General of Netherlands in Istanbul could have adjusted its office hours or services. Please do confirm personally.


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