Netherlands embassy in Nairobi

Contact details

Maarten Brouwer
Block B, Keystone Park
95 Riverside Drive
For general questions please mail to:
Opening hours

Monday to Thursday:  8:00 – 16:30 hours
Friday:  8:00 – 14:30 hours

By appointment only.

Check the days that our embassy is closed.

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.

Monday to Friday:  by appointment only

Short-stay Schengen and Caribbean visa applications

Check the required documents and make an appointment online via the website of VFS Global in Kenya. You can only apply if you fall under one of the exemption categories. See Q&A travel restrictions for more information.

Passports, ID cards, certificate of life, copy conform original (Dutch passport, ID card or driving licence), option requests and MVV applications

Please send an email to make an appointment.

Consular declarations (residence, marital status, Dutch nationality etc.)

Read the page Applying for consular declarations for more information.

Civic integration exam abroad and naturalisations

Please send an e-mail to make an appointment

Collection of documents

During the application we will be inform you about the collection process. You can either collect the passport yourself or authorize someone else to do so.

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

  • by phone: +254 (0) 20 4288000. 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 +31 6 8238 8055 to the contacts list on your smartphone and then send a message.



Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kenya

Time difference with the Netherlands

+1 summer; +2 winter