Netherlands embassy in Tehran

Contact details

Jacques Werner
No. 60 West Arghavan street
Dibaji North street
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Opening hours

Sunday to Wednesday: 9.00 - 16.00 hours.
Thursday: 9.00 - 13.30 hours.

Contact details for Consular Section

Opening hours

Due to the Coronavirus the consular section is closed until further notice. In case of an emergency you can call and you will be automatically transferred to the 24/7 Contact Center in The Hague. You can also call the 24/7 Contact Center directly by calling +31 (0) 247 247 247.

Sunday to Wednesday: 7.30 - 16.00 hours.
Thursday: 7.30 - 13.30 hours.

Contact economic department:

Short stay visa applications via VFS Global

As of 15 August 2017 short stay visa applications have to be submitted at the Netherlands visa application center of VFS Global in Tehran. Appointments can be made via the website of VFS Global.

All short stay visa related questions should be sent to:

Passports, ID cards, consular statements and legalisations (by appointment only)

Make an appointment via the online appointment system of the embassy.

If your application category is not listed in our online appointment system, please send an e-mail to

Dutch nationality certificate

Read on the page Applying for a Dutch nationality certificate if you live in Iran, which documents you need and how to apply for the certificate.

MVV applications (by appointment only)

Check for the required visa the application procedure:

Authorisation for temporary stay (MVV)

If your application category is not listed in our online appointment system, please send an e-mail to

Civic integration exam abroad (by appointment only)

Please send an e-mail.

Collection of passports, ID cards or documents (without appointment)

Sunday through Wednesday between 14.30 and 15.00  hours and Thursday between 12.00 and 12.30 hours.

Before you come, please check the days that the embassy is closed.

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

  • by phone: +982123660000. If you are calling from the Netherlands, call +31 247 247 247.
  • via WhatsApp. Click here to send us a WhatsApp message. Or add our number +316 8238 8055 to the contacts list on your smartphone and then send a message.
  • via the contact form.




Time difference with the Netherlands

+ 2,5 hours