NetherlandsWorldwide

Making an appointment in Australia

If you are in Australia and need a product or service from the Dutch government, you can go to the Netherlands consulate-general or VFS Global, depending on what you need. To find out what to do, select the product or service you need.

Visa

Make an appointment online at VFS Global

Preparing for your appointment

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to apply for an airport transit visa in Australia.

What you need to know about applying for an airport transit visa

To register for the Caribbean Carpet Programme, send your completed application form to the consulate general in Sydney by emailing: syd-ca@minbuza.nl. You do not need to make an appointment.

Preparing for your appointment

Prepare your application carefully. Find out what you need to do in advance in order to apply for the Caribbean Carpet Programme.

Full information about registering for the Caribbean Carpet Programme

Make an appointment at the consulate-general in Sydney: syd-ca@minbuza.nl

Preparing for your appointment 

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to take the civic integration exam in Australia.

What you need to know about taking the civic integration exam abroad

Make an appointment online at VFS Global

Preparing for your appointment

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you'll need to do in order to apply for a long-stay Caribbean visa in Australia.

What you need to know about applying for a long-stay Caribbean visa

Make an appointment online at the consulate-general in Sydney

Preparing for your appointment

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to apply for a long-stay visa (MVV) in Australia.

What you need to know about applying for a long-stay visa (MVV)

Make an appointment online at VFS Global

Preparing for your appointment

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to apply for a short-stay Caribbean visa in Australia.

What you need to know about applying for a short-stay Caribbean visa

Make an appointment online at VFS Global

Preparing for your appointment

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to apply for a short-stay Schengen visa in Australia.

What you need to know about applying for a short-stay Schengen visa

Is your residence permit for the Netherlands lost, stolen, or expired in Australia? And do you need an entry visa to return to the Netherlands?

Make an appointment online at VFS Global

Preparing for your appointment 

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to apply for an entry visa in Australia.

What you need to know about applying for an entry visa

Dutch nationality

Preparing for your appointment 

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to apply for a Dutch passport or ID card in Australia. And if you can apply in a location other than Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

What you need to know about applying for a Dutch passport or ID card

There are several places you can go. Find out how to make an appointment at each place. 

City
SydneyMake an appointment online at the consulate-general
MelbourneMake an appointment online at VFS Global
PerthMake an appointment online at VFS Global

Make an appointment at the consulate-general in Sydney by emailing: syd-ca@minbuza.nl

Preparing for your appointment 

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to apply for an emergency travel document in Australia. 

What you need to know about applying for an emergency travel document

Make an appointment at the consulate-general in Sydney by emailing: syd-ca@minbuza.nl

Preparing for your appointment 

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to apply for Dutch citizenship through naturalisation abroad.

What you need to know about naturalisation

Make an appointment online at the consulate-general in Sydney

Preparing for your appointment 

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to apply for Dutch citizenship through the option procedure from abroad.  

What you need to know about the option procedure

Legalisation 

Make an appointment online at the consulate-general in Sydney

Preparing for your appointment 

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to have a copy of your identity document legalised.

What you need to know about having a copy of your ID legalised

Make an appointment at the consulate-general in Sydney by emailing: syd-ca@minbuza.nl

Preparing for your appointment 

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to have a document from Australia legalised. 

What you need to know about having a foreign document legalised

Certificate or declaration

Make an appointment online at the consulate-general in Sydney

Preparing for your appointment 

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to request a certificate of life in Australia.

What you need to know about requesting a certificate of life

You do not need to make an appointment. Request a certificate by emailing the consulate-general in Sydney: syd-ca@minbuza.nl

Prepare your request

Prepare your request carefully. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to request a certificate of residence in Australia.

What you need to know about requesting a certificate of residence

You do not need to make an appointment. Request a declaration by emailing the consulate-general in Sydney: syd-ca@minbuza.nl

Prepare your request

Prepare your request carefully. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to request a declaration of marital status in Australia.

What you need to know about requesting a declaration of marital status

How you request a Dutch nationality certificate depends on your situation.

Find out how to request a Dutch nationality certificate

Collecting

Please send an email to syd-ca@minbuza.nl with your preferred date and time to make an appointment. You can collect your DigiD activation code on Monday to Friday from 9:00 - 12:00.

Preparing for your appointment 

Arrive at your appointment well prepared. Find out what you’ll need to do in order to collect your DigiD activation code in Australia. 

What you need to know about collecting a DigiD activation code

Do you want to collect a passport, declaration or other type of document from the consulate-general? You do not need to make an appointment. You can collect your document on any of the following days:

  • Monday: 9:00 - 12:00
  • Tuesday: 8:00 - 13:00
  • Wednesday: 8:00 - 13:00
  • Thursday: 8:00 - 13:00
  • Friday: 9:00 - 12:00

Find out the address and closing days of the consulate-general in Sydney