Netherlands Worldwide

Consular fees in China

Fees of the various services at the embassy in China.

How you can pay differs per representation:

  • At the embassy in Beijing payments can only be made in cash in Chinese yuan (CNY).
  • At the consulate-general in Guangzhou payments can be made in cash in Chinese yuan (CNY) or with a Dutch debit or credit card.
  • At the consulate-general in Shanghai payments can only be made in cash in Chinese yuan (CNY).

You cannot pay via Alipay or WeChat.

Consular fees 2023

Passport and identity cardEUR
Passport adult (18 and over)148,50
Passport minor (under 18)129,45
Business passport148,50
Business passport minor (under 18)129,45
Identity card adult (18 and over)147,30
Identity card minor (under 18)113,10
Laissez-passer or emergency document      52,95
Laissez-passer for a corpse60,00
Surcharge for a passport or ID card application submitted at a different location*23,60
* Application submitted at a location that does not normally accept passport or ID card applications. The surcharge applies to all applicants.

Schengen visa child (under 6)Free of charge
Schengen visa child (6 - 11)40,00
Schengen visa normal fee80,00
Schengen visa, low fee**35,00
Airport transit visa child (under 6)Free of charge
Airport transit visa child (6 - 11)€ 40,00
Airport transit visa€ 80,00
Caribbean visa child (under 6)Free of charge
Caribbean visa child (6 - 11)40,00
Caribbean visa80,00
MVV (Authorisation for temporary stay), different fees, depending on purpose of stay--
Entry visa child (under 6)Free of charge
Entry visa child (6-11)€ 40,00
Entry visa€ 80,00
** visa facilitation for citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Cape Verde

Obtaining Dutch nationalityEUR
Option procedure: single206,00
Option procedure: plural351,00
Option procedure: additional fee for a minor23,00
Naturalisation: single, standard970,00
Naturalisation: plural, standard1.238,00
Naturalisation: single, lowered722,00
Naturalisation: plural, lowered991,00
Naturalisation: additional fee for a minor143,00
Civic integration exam (for naturalisation)350,00

Consular documentsEUR
Consular statements30,00
Statement true copy of original or a true duplicate26,25

Legalisation signature Dutch citizen26,25
Legalisation document26,25
Assistance in requesting documents103,00
Assistance in requesting and legalising/affixing an apostille on a document131,00

When paying in local currency, the then current exchange rate applies.