Applying for a short-stay Schengen visa in Sri Lanka
If you live in Sri Lanka and want to apply for a short-stay visa for the Netherlands, you cannot do this at the Dutch embassy in Colombo. You can apply for this type of visa at the embassy of Switzerland.
The Embassy of Switzerland use the services of visa facilitation centre VFS Global to handle visa requests. Please make an appointment with 1 of the offices of VFS Global in Colombo or Jaffna. If you live in the Maldives you will have to apply with the office in Colombo.