Netherlands embassy in Beirut

Contact details

Hans Peter van der Woude
The Netherlands Tower, 10th floor
Avenue Charles Malek
2073-0802 Achrafieh Beirut
P.O. Box 167190
1100-2190 Achrafieh, Beirut
+9611211150 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Opening hours

Due to reconstruction work in and around the building, access to the embassy for visitors is restricted.

Contact details for Consular Section

Opening hours

During reconstruction works in and around the embassy, the consular section is relocated to the office of VFS Global Beirut.

For all consular services an appointment is required. Please note the days on which the embassy is closed.

COVID-19 measures at the consular section

Due to Corona/COVID-19 our consular services have been adjusted. For a visit to the consular section the following COVID-19 measures apply:

Passport and ID card

Send an e-mail to make an apppointment.

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

Read the page Applying for consular declarations for more information.

Legalisation of documents or signature

Send an e-mail to make an appointment.

Schengen and Caribbean visa

Are you  living in Lebanon?  Then book your visa appointment online at the Netherlands Visa Application Center VFS.

Are you living in Syria?  Because of the (EU) entry ban you cannot apply for a Schengen or Carribean visa, unless you belong to an exempted category. In that case you can send an e-mail. Read more in the Q&A's Travel restrictions for the Netherlands (EU travel ban).

MVV – residence

Send an e-mail to make an appointment.

MVV – family reunification (nareis)

Send an e-mail to make an appointment. State the name of the applicant(s) and the week number of the IND’s approval in the subject line.

We currently give appointments to IND approvals from week 2, 2021 (January 11 until January 17).

Please do not send multiple e-mails for the same person or family. This delays the services of the embassy.

Civic integration exam abroad

Send an e-mail to make an appointment.

DNA examination

Send an e-mail to make an appointment.

Identifying interview

The embassy does not have a suitable location to organize an identifying (video) interview. Contact the IND to know what this means for your application.

Collection of documents (only on appointment)

You need an appointment to collect your document. After applying, you will receive an e-mail as soon as your document is ready.

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

  • by phone: +9611211150. 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.
  • via the contact form.




Time difference with the Netherlands

+ 1 hour