Netherlands embassy in Bern

Contact details

Hedda Samson
Seftigenstrasse 7
3000 Bern 14
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Opening hours

By appointment only.

Please note the days on which the embassy is closed.

Contact details for Consular Section

Opening hours

As from June 29, 2020, the consular department will partially reopen. By appointment only.

Passports, ID cards, consular certificates, DigiD, legalisations of signature, copies conform original, option request and MVV applications

Make an appointment via our online appointment system.

Check the status of your passport-, ID card- or MVV application.

Dutch nationality certificate

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

Schengen visa application

Apply for your visa at the embassy of Luxemburg in Bern.


Send an email to make an appointment.

Collection of documents (no appointment needed)

Monday to Friday 9.00-15.00.

Consular questions

You can ask your question:

  • by phone: +41313508700. 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

No time difference