Netherlands consulate-general in Ho Chi Minh City

Contact details

Carel Richter (consul -general)
Saigon Tower, Suite 901
29 Le Duan Blvd., District 1
Ho Chi Minh City
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9.00 - 12.00 and 12.30 - 16.30 hours.

Check the days on which the consulate-general is closed.

Contact details for Consular Section

Opening hours

From 20 May 2020 onwards the consular desk in HCMC is open again from 9 to 12 hours. However, the service package is still limited for products and services that are dealt with in cooperation with Dutch organizations. To make sure that you can be helped at the desks, you have to make an appointment via telephone or email: HCMC: +84 28 3823 5932 or
In case of an emergency outside office hours, call the 24/7 service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: +31 247 247 247.

Monday to Friday: 9.00 - 12.00 hours.

Passports, ID cards, consular declarations and legalisations of signature or certified true copies or passports and MVV's

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 Vietnam, which documents you need and how to apply for the certificate.

Schengen and Caribean visa

Make an online appointment via VFS Global.

Civic Integration Exam abroad

Send an e-mail with your contact details (including your telephone number) to make an appointment.

Collection of documents (no appointment needed)

Monday to Friday: 9.00 - 12.00 hours.

Check the days on which the consulate-general is closed.

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

  • by phone: +842838235932. 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.


Ho Chi Minh City


Time difference with the Netherlands

Daylight saving time: + 5 hours / Standard time: + 6 hours