Visas and travel ban: Important information

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Important updates are published as of today, concerning visa applications and travelban with regards to the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: visas for the Netherlands

The global development regarding the COVID-19 virus has far-reaching consequences for the services provided by Dutch embassies worldwide, including external service providers such as visa agencies.

This means that until at least 6 April 2020 no passport applications, visa applications for short and long stays (authorization for temporary stay, mvv) will be collected via embassies and visa agencies.

Other services, such as DNA tests, identity screening, legalization of documents and ‘basic civic integration examination abroad’ will not take place during this period.

In the Q&A’s on this website you can find the answers to the most frequently asked questions. Keep an eye on this website for more information!

Coronavirus: travelban

As from Thursday, 19 March 2020 18:00 entry conditions to the Netherlands will be stricter. Read the questions and answers for more detailed information about the travel ban. Information about this can also be found in this Q&A on the website of “The Netherlands and You”.