Netherlands Worldwide

Applying for a Schengen visa for the Netherlands in the Russian Federation

Are you coming to the Netherlands for a maximum of 90 days? Whether you can apply for a Schengen visa in Russia depends on your purpose of travel.

Family visit

Different purpose of travel

Do you have a different purpose of travel? Then it is not possible apply for a Schengen visa for the Netherlands. Due to the decision of the Russian authorities to declare most of the employees of the Dutch embassy in Moscow persona non grata as of 27 April 2022, the embassy has been facing a shortage of staff to also issue visas for other travel purposes.


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