Dutch visa
application services.

Thai Nationals planning a short visit to the Netherlands will need to apply for a Schengen visa. The Netherlands is one of 26 European countries that together form the Schengen area with no border controls between them.

15 days

Short stay visa processing time

≈ 3 weeks

Long stay visa processing time

Visa categories.

  • “A” category

    Airport transit visa
  • “B” category

    Transit visa
  • “C” category

    Short term visa (single, double and multiple)
  • “D” category

    Long stay visa

Duration of stay.

Your maximum stay in the Netherlands is 90 days per 180 days. If the visitor used up all the 90 days, he/she has to leave the Schengen area and may only reenter after three months of being abroad. If you intend to visit the Netherlands for a period longer than 90 days, a long stay visa must be applied for at the Dutch Embassy in Bangkok.

Planning your trip.

Visa applications should be submitted at least three months prior to date of travel.

Required documents.

  • Fully completed visa application form
  • Two passport photographs
  • Invitation letter from Dutch national/relative
  • Confirmation letter from your health insurance stating coverage during your trip and one copy
  • Closed round-trip or tour ticket
  • Current bank statement and one copy
  • Reference letter from your employer/education institution
Ready to get started?

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Ashmin, Acclime immigration coordinator

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