The authority of the Caribbean Kingdom part you wish to visit will determine whether your trip is necessary. After a positive assessment, that authority will inform you that you can apply for your visa and where to submit the visa application.
You will submit the visa application to the embassy or external service provider as indicated by the authority of the Caribbean Kingdom Part.
Please note that the authorization to submit a visa application does not guarantee that you will obtain the visa.
No, you cannot submit an application directly at a Dutch representation. The visa application goes through the authorities of the applicable Caribbean Kingdom part. They will give you a prior positive or negative advice before the process of applying for a visa.
No, the visa fee of issued visas that have not been used due to COVID-19 will not be refunded.
No, the duration of visas issued to travelers who have not yet been able to travel to Caribbean parts of the Kingdom due to cancelled flights cannot be extended.
Attention: the entry restrictions and the local health and insurance requirements are not the same. Check per island what the applicable conditions are.
From 1 July 2020 it is possible to travel between the countries Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and Bonaire. The local situation and measures are changing rapidly. Check the website of the local authorities for the latest information:
You do not need a visa if your nationality is on the list of visa free travelers for Aruba, Curacao and St. Maarten. This applies, for example, to Americans and citizens of the European Union. Also in a number of other cases you do not need a visa for the Caribbean Kingdom parts.
For Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba (the BES islands) you will need to apply for a Caribbean visa at the relevant embassy in addition to your MVV letter, even if your nationality is on the list of visa free travelers.