Welcome to the website of the Visa Application Centres for the Netherlands in Pakistan. This site provides information on procedures applicable to all nationalities who need a Schengen visa to travel to the Netherlands, Finland or the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. An appointment is required to submit your application at one of the 3 Visa Application Centers in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi.
Step 2 Before you decide to apply for a visa please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the visa subclass you are applying for. Quick links to information on visa categories and Long Term Visa Types helpful information including Visa Fee, VFS Service Charge and Processing Time can be found on the Visa Wizard page on this website.
Step 3 Applicants should fill the Download Forms corresponding to the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their application. Applicants can get the Download Forms by visiting the nearest Netherlands Visa Application Centre or by downloading the forms from Applications and Forms.
The Dutch MFA has just issued the below for visa applications globally. They are shutting down visa acceptance except for emergencies and national interests cases as advised below.
Herewith the guidelines from The Hague for the period March 18 – April 6 regarding the issuance of Schengen visa:
The granting of visas shall be limited to the following categories:
Guidance: these are generally unforeseen situations in which postponement of the issue of a visa does not offer a solution and for which applicant only needs to travel to the Netherlands.
The Netherlands Visa Application Centers closed
As a result of the corona crisis the Netherlands has closed its Visa Application Centers until further notice. All visa application appointments from 18 March 2020 onwards are cancelled.
It is not possible to extend a visa. Not even if, due to circumstances, the visa expired unused. You will have to apply for a new visa.
As a precautionary measure and in order to avoid the spread of the novel Coronavirus/ Covid-19, all applicants visiting the Visa Application Center are required to have their body temperature checked at the entrance. Those who have a fever will be asked to leave and return another day when their health improves.
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