A valid passport is all what the visitors from Austria, Belgium,
France, Germany, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Canada, Israel, Japan,
Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, South Korea, USA need. NO
visa is required and they can stay up to ninety (90) days in
the country. European Union (EU) nationals can a stay up to
three months by dint of the national identity card or a passport
which should not expired more than five years ago. In case of
a Schengen visa for one of the countries mentioned above (also
should be a member of Schengen Agreement) it may be valid for
Netherlands (Holland) also.
Tourists should recheck the Schengen visa conditions with the
respective embassies or consulates. On special occasions visas
can be extended for another three months period in the country.
Tourist are requested to apply for the visa with some time in
hand as a three-month Dutch (Netherlands/Holland) visa may take
little time to process.
Requirement for a Netherlands tourist visa
Passport that meets requirements set by the Embassy of Netherlands
Proof of Fully Paid Travel
Proof of Accommodation in Netherlands
Employment or College Letter
Travel Insurance (valid in Netherlands)
Two Colour Passport Photographs
Completed and signed Netherlands Visa application form
Abide by the official terms and conditions
The Schengen Office Handling Fee (if applicable)
Airlines operate in Netherlands
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Quick Airways Holland
What you can bring into Netherlands/Holland
What you can take home from Netherlands
- Cigarettes/ Cigars/ Tobacco Products Duty Free Allowance
Residents of EU (must be more than 17 years of age) can
bring up to 50 cigars or 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos
or 250g of tobacco products.
Non EU residents can bring up to 400 cigarettes or 200 cigarillos
or 100 cigars or 500g of tobacco products for passengers
of 17 years or older.
- Alcoholic Beverages Duty Free Allowance
1 litre of spirits or 2 litres of other alcoholic beverages.
Also 2 litres of non-sparkling wine and a maximum of 8 litres
of non-sparkling Luxembourg wine.
- Gifts & Miscellaneous items Duty Free Allowance
Export Passengers with destination within the European Union
are allowed to spend up to NLG 200.- on duty-free articles
- Perfume/Tea/Cofee Duty Free Allowance
1. 50g of perfume and 1/4 litre of perfumed lotions 500g
of coffee or 200g of coffee extract for passengers over
2. 100g of tea or 40g of tea extract for passengers over
US Citizens, who spent at least 48 hours are allowed to, every
month, $800 worth of merchandise. This is a duty free service.
Please ensure that you have the receipt or purchase document
handy with you
Export passengers from European Union can spend up to NLG 200
on duty free articles like Alcoholic Beverages, Gifts &
Miscellaneous items, Cigarettes/ Cigars/ Tobacco Products
Forbidden products include firearms, weapons, counterfeit goods,
banned narcotic substances, unpreserved banned meat products,
protected animals and plants and products made from these.