Netherlands embassy in New Delhi
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.
The visa/consular department has successfully started up a limited amount of services.
Opening times (by appointment only): Monday to Thursday from 09:00-17:00 and on Friday from 09:00 - 14:30.
The Netherlands consulate general in Mumbai is closed until further notice. To ensure that you receive the visa on time to start your studies in the Netherlands, we strongly advise you to make an appointment at the Embassy in New Delhi.
Passports, ID cards, certificates of life, legalisations of signature and copy conform and MVV applications
Make an appointment via our 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 and Caribbean (short stay visa)
At present, the embassy cannot deal with Schengen visa and Caribbean visa. Applications for return visa and seafarers can be submitted at VFS. For more details, please check the VFS website.
Make an appointment with VFS Global.
Interview appointment for short stay visa applications
We are still closed for this category.
Legalisation of documents from Bhutan and Nepal
Bhutan: check the procedure on the page Legalisation of documents from Bhutan.
Nepal: check the procedure on the page Legalisation of documents from Nepal.
Civic integration exam abroad
Make an appointment via email.
Having your documents sent to you by post
It is possible to send Dutch passports, Dutch ID cards or passports with MVV or long-stay Caribbean visa stickers to your home adress. Check the passport and ID card page, the MVV page or the long-stay Caribbean visa page for more information.
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Time difference with the Netherlands
Daylight saving time: + 3,5 hours / Standard time: + 4,5 hours