Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Welcome to the visa appointment website of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Abuja.

Dear visitor,
Please be informed that as from 1 February 2012 the Visa Section of the consular department of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands will be closed indefinitely.

As from 1 February 2012 all short stay (< 90 days) Schengen visas for the Netherlands will be handled by France (in Lagos) and Belgium (in Abuja) at the following addresses:

- In Lagos: the French VFS application center located at Block 94, Plot 23, Providence Street, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lekki Scheme 1, Lagos, Nigeria will handle visa-requests on behalf of the Consulate General of France in Lagos. Supporting documents, visa fees as well as VFS fees remain the same as for applicants for France. Website: http://www.france-ng.com

- In Abuja: the Belgium VFS application center located at No. 38, Lobito Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja, Nigeria will handle visa requests on behalf of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium in Abuja. Supporting documents, visa fees as well as VFS fees remain the same as for applicants for Belgium. Website: http://www.vfsglobal-be-ng.com

Applicants are advised to submit their visa applications well in time (max. 3 months before intended day of travel) to their nearest representation (VFS in Lagos or Abuja).

For all other consular services (application for Netherlands passport, long term stay visa applicaton (the so-called MVV-application), legalization, consular statements, Caribbean visa, etc.) you can continue to contact the consular department of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Applications can be submitted on Monday - Friday between 09.00 - 12.00 without appointment.

In case of emergency, consular services can also be provided to Dutch citizens by appointment in the afternoon.

In case of questions you can contact the consular department by e-mail: ABD-CA@minbuza.nl.

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