Embassy, Consulate-General, Consulates and NBSO's, India

Consular Competences

Not all representations have the same competences. Here is an overview. Elsewhere on this site you will find more information regarding the subjects mentioned below. Should you have any questions, please contact the representation in your region.

1. All representations can help you with the following consular acts:

  • drawing up Consular certificates:
  • certificates of marriage
  • certificates of income
  • certificates of life
  • certificates of residence
  • certificates of nationality
  • statements of confirmation
  • certified copies (copie conforme)
  • declarations of choice
  • drawing up notarial acts of procuration
  • drawing up notarial acts of marriage consent
  • taking an oath if the legal guardian or curator is obliged by law to do so
  • applying for Dutch passports
  • applying for emergency passports or Laissez Passers
  • legalising signatures by Dutch nationals
  • taking the civic integration examinations (as well as applying for a exemption thereof)
  • applying for Schengen visas for the Netherlands
  • applying for visas for Aruba or the Dutch Antilles
  • applying for long term visas (MVVs)
  • civic integration examinations for long term visas (MVVs)

The Embassy/Consulate will only issue additional certificates or acts, valid from the time of your arrival in India. You will need to request recent certificates or acts from the authorities of the last municipality of your residence in the Netherlands first, and to show these at the Embassy/Consulate. If you have lived in third countries after your departure from the Netherlands, you will need to produce contiguous certificates or acts from the Embassies/Consulates in those countries as well.

2. The Embassy in New Delhi can help you with the following consular acts:

  • All certificates and acts mentioned above
  • Drawing up certificates of marriage
  • Birth certificates
  • Recognition certificates
  • Name certificates
  • Notices of (intended) marriage
  • Marriage certificates
  • Registration of cohabitation contracts
  • Cohabitation contracts
  • Decease
  • Issuance of extracts from the registration of birth, marriage and decease
  • Drawing up marriage / cohabitation settlements
  • Taking charge of last wills (testaments)
  • Issuance of extracts from Notarial Acts