Apply for your visa
On this webpage you will find more information on visa applications for the Schengen Area and the Carribean parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Schengen and Carribean visa (< 90 days)
Have a look at the photo requirements on the right side of this page and select the correct visa application form.
The Dutch Embassy in New Delhi and the Consulate-General in Mumbai use the services of visa facilitation centre VFS Global to handle short stay visa requests.
Please make an appointment with one of the offices of VFS Global in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Jalandhar or Ahmedabad.
Applicants for short stay visa from Nepal can use the services of VFS Global in Kathmandu. Long stay visa (MVV's) should be applied for at the embassy in New Delhi.
MVV applications (> 90 days)
MVV-applications from India and Nepal can be submitted at the Netherlands embassy in New Delhi or the consulate general in Mumbai.
As soon as you have received the approval letter from the IND, you can make an appointment via the online appointment system.
The processing time at the embassy in New Delhi is one working day (pick-up the next working day). At the consulate in Mumbai it may take up to five working days. You should bring:
- Valid passport + a copy of the holder page
- Filled application form for MVV
- Two passport pictures meeting the requirements