Consular services Dutch embassy in Tehran reduced

Due to the coronavirus in Iran, the Netherlands Embassy in Tehran reduces its consular services from Sunday 8 March 2020 until further notice.


The consular department of the embassy only deals with visa applications on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

The criteria for visa applications have also been restricted, which means that only the following categories of people are allowed to apply for a Dutch visa:

  • Dutch national and business interest (incl. Orange Carpet)
  • Chavez Vilchez cases and EU national facilitation visa
  • Humanitarian cases (passing of relatives in the Netherlands)

Legalizations, administering civic integration exams and DNA

Legalizations, administering civic integration exams and taking DNA samples will be dealt with via the appointment system of the embassy on all working days of the week (Sunday until Thursday).

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.