Netherlands Worldwide

Applying for a short-stay Schengen visa in Kazakhstan

If you live in Kazakhstan and want to apply for a short-stay visa for the Netherlands, you cannot do this at the Netherlands embassy in Astana. You can apply for this type of visa at the Austrian embassy in Astana (information in German) or at the Hungarian consulate-general in Almaty (information in Russian).

Attention: As of 17 September 2022, there are no longer any COVID-19 entry rules for travellers to the Netherlands. You can enter the Netherlands without proof of vaccination, proof of recovery or a negative test result.


If you are a holder of a diplomatic passport or a service passport, or if you want to apply for visa facilitation, you can apply for a Schengen visa at the Netherlands embassy in Astana. Please make an appointment online.