Questions tagged [netherlands]

A country in Western Europe, bordering Belgium, Germany and the North Sea.

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Is there any legal “calm/silent/quiet time” in the Netherlands?

Are there any legal regulations in the Netherlands about time when it's not allowed to play music loudly or do any works which produce a lot of noise? I'm asking specifically about campings and other ...
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Taxi from Pistoolhaven to Luxemburgweg Europoort in the Netherlands

I got excellent advice about travelling to Europoort by other public transport with a dog. Could anybody advice me if and where I can book taxi from Pistoolhaven to Luxemburgweg P&O terminal in ...
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Refused to enter the UK, will Amsterdam let them in for an overnight stay whist waiting for a flight back to Orginal Country, Argentina

My boyfriend was detained at Heathrow as he didn't have the right visa. He has a flight booked but has to spend an overnight stay in Amsterdam. Could he leave the airport for the evening if I book him ...
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Bikepacking from Germany to Netherlands during covid-19 pandemic

I'm planning to cycle from Berlin to Utrecht Netherlands around end of this month. The question is, is it safe to travel there. Will I get any restriction going there ? I'm an Indonesian having work ...
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Bringing a medicine containing Cannabis Sativa from India to the Netherlands

A few months ago, a friend of mine (who is a Dutch citizen) wanted to bring this over-the-counter medicine back from India to the Netherlands. It's a specially prepared herbal medicine. Herbal ...
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Getting refunded for a non-refundable booking due to the hotel closure because of the COVID-19 situation (Netherlands)

I made a non-refundable hotel room booking through the hotel website. The hotel is located in the Netherlands. Two days ago, a hotel manager informed me that they close the hotel for a certain period ...
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Schengen visa expires before travel ban ends, can I ask for an extension instead of reapplying?

Today I got my schengen visa approved which I had applied for before the pandemic. I had plans to visit the Netherlands. Sadly, the Netherlands has a travel ban effective till April 19th and my visa ...
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Netherlands Visa Refusal on 17th March 2020

This decision means what? Sufficient justification for the purpose and circumstances of the intended stay was not provided. The specific purpose for which the visa was applied for is no longer ...
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What happens to my Schengen visa application being processed during coronavirus?

I submitted my application a week ago, before the COVID-19 pandemic was declared. I am just wondering whether they can reject my application because of coronavirus, or would they still issue me a ...
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TransferWise account and cancellation of hotel because of COVID-19

Due to the on going Coronavirus outbreak, there has recently been a state of emergency declared in Czechia meaning my partner can't travel and, for this reason, I emailed a hotel I had booked in the ...
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Is accommodation address required for a Netherlands study visa?

I am applying for a short-stay (2 months) Schengen visa to stay in the Netherlands for the purpose of study (sent by my home institution in Russia as part of my PhD program). When, as advised by the ...
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Can I email Tax Payer Certificate to Embassy of Netherlands after submission

I have submitted a Business Schengen Visa application via VFS yesterday Lahore, Pakistan. Due to the change in policy in terms of documentation. The VFS assistant refused to take Tax Returns Papers ...
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Is there catering on Dutch domestic trains?

In the Netherlands there are local trains without toilets. So far so good. I would like to know if there are catering facilities (bar, restaurant, trolley, dispenser, ... ) on domestic Dutch IC ...
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How does the Schengen visa duration and entry work?

I am an Indian national with an Indian passport and I am planning to travel from New Delhi to the USA and from there to Amsterdam and then back to New Delhi. I already have a 3 month US Visa and now ...
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Bicycle rental in Netherlands with drop-off in another city

I'm planning a Bicycle trip in Netherlands for this April. I'm searching for bike rentals. I saw a lot of information on renting bikes, but I have two specific questions. It is easy to find a bike ...
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Is it ok to take a break near the cycle path, on the grass, in Netherlands?

Today was the first time I cycled in Netherlands. I really enjoyed it. I cycled from Amsterdam to the North Sea and back to Amsterdam. When I was cycling on the cycle path I became thirsty and tired ...
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How to ask for Multiple Entry Schengen visa for 1 year

I have already visited Netherlands on a Single Entry Schengen Business Visa. As Im working remotely with a Dutch Company so company wants me to visit them many times in a year. How to ask from Dutch ...
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Can I use tax statements and credit card statements as proof of funds for my MVV visa to the Netherlands?

I’m 18 and moving to the Netherlands in August with a student visa. I just got accepted into the school I wanted to go to, but I’m concerned about the financial aspect. Both my parents make a stable ...
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If Dutch railways suggests a 5-min connection, is it definitely doable?

I've looked up a ticket for a connection from Brussels to Den Haag, with a five minute connection in Breda. This connection is suggested by the railway company, is that some kind of commitment that ...
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How to research cruise ship relocation trips properly?

I'm honestly finding it extremely difficult to find details about this particular method of travel. As of right now this is simply a hypothethical as I'm not going to move the Netherlands yet, but it ...
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netherlands visa and bank statement

hello I am a student in UK and planning to travel Netherlands this coming February. Problem is, I have two bank account, one is everyday banking and the other one is saving account. I could print out ...
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How long does it take to get a Netherlands visa?

I'm an Indian citizen and have read that it takes 15 days to get the Netherlands visa, but some people told me that they got their visa in 2-3 days. Is that possible? What is the norm? I have only ...
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Is RTP-NL operational yet?

The Netherlands is implementing a Registered Traveller Programme to allow holders of certain passports to use the automatic gates at Schiphol (AMS) abbreviated RTP-NL. Announced last year, the ...
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What laws should I be aware of as a motorcyclist going from the UK to Germany via the Netherlands

I need to get from the UK to Dortmund, Germany without flying so I'm planning on riding a motorbike there and getting the ferry from either Hull or Harwich to Hook of Holland. I'll be on a a ...
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Schengen Visa without H1 stamping

I am on H1B status in the US. I have a valid I-797 form but not the H1 Stamp. I am planning to go to India next month to get my stamping. But as I wanted to travel Europe before going to India, I ...
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TLS visa center ukvi mup product

what exactly is this UKVI service MUP product and why it is asking for another €66.88 after I have paid my visa fee? I am applying in the Netherlands thank you
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Can I use a VISA debit card in the Netherlands?

It seems that most debit cards issued in the Netherlands are on the Maestro network. Will places that only accept debit cards take my US-issued VISA debit card? From what I could tell, many places ...
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How can an American get a Maestro Debit Card?

I am an American and I plan on traveling to the Netherlands periodically over the next few years. I was recently there and had to use a hodgepodge of credit card, debit cards, cash and worst of all ...
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Can I bring cooked meat into The Netherlands?

I will travel to The Netherlands in November. Am I allow to bring cooked meat in the plastic bag and seal it into The Netherlands? I will bring about 500 grams (1/2 kg) of cooked meat. Please let me ...
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How do you operate an OV-Chipkaart Automaat?

HTM train stations use a different ATM to local shops and supermarkets which are easier to find. But there are no English instructions on how to use them to charge up your OV-Chipkaart. Only ...
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Holder of a Palestinian refugee travel document issued by Syria - traveling to Amsterdam

I am a Jordanian citizen and have easily travelled to and from multiple destinations within Europe with relative ease. Most of my friends on this trip are naturalized Canadians who don't need a visa ...
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What does BNL2 Schengen Visa mean? I have one from Netherlands. Can I travel to Spain now?

I have a valid multiple entry Schengen visa from Netherlands Embassy. It says BNL2 and type of Visa as "C". I went to Netherlands on business visit. I want to travel to Spain now for tennis training ...
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Will a driving offence in the Netherlands in my UK registered car be added to my UK licence?

I have recently made a huge mistake and drove my car in the Netherlands while I was over the legal drinking limit. They took my license from me but I need to drive home, will I be able to get onto the ...
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Conference invitation letter but applying to other Schengen country

I planned to go to Europe for tourism for 12 days, 8 days I will be in Amsterdam and Rotterdam and 1 day in Brussels and maybe Spain the rest of the days, so I will apply for Schengen visa Netherlands ...
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Can I get temporary health insurance while moving to the US?

Soon, I will be moving from the Netherlands to the US on an H1B visa. My new employer in the US provides health insurance as soon as my contract starts. However, I will arrive one week before the ...
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Schengen visa for Amsterdam and Paris [duplicate]

I am flying from Johannesburg to Paris. I want to spend a couple of days there. Then I am going to Amsterdam with the train to spend a couple of days there. I am flying back from Amsterdam to ...
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Regarding Netherlands Schengen visa rejection [closed]

Recent I applied for Netherlands Schengen visa from India to attend conference at Rotterdam. Unfortunately my visa got rejected even though my documents are fine. I don't have time for appeal ...
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Can a one way NS Ticket be used as an OV-Chipkaart for P+R Parking in Amsterdam?

I will be flying to Amsterdam in a few weeks, renting a car, and then driving to Germany. On my arrival day, I have a few hours before checking into my hotel and am considering dropping the car off at ...
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Schengen travel with minor Indian child born in Netherlands

We plan a travel to Germany and Austria with our 5 month old baby who is holding a indian passport issued by Indian embassy in Netherlands but does not have Dutch resident permit id. Is it ok to ...
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Travelling to Netherland via Frankfurt [duplicate]

Going to Maastricht on student visa with Multi Schengen visa issued by Netherlands embassy in India. Can I take a flight to Frankfurt and from Frankfurt to Maastricht by Bus? Some people say that ...
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Transportation in Netherlands: to and around Amsterdam

In June, I plan to visit Amsterdam for 4 days. We will need to travel to Hoofdorp and Bussum to visit relatives. In the past I have stayed at hotels in the Hoofdorp area that provide parking as part ...
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Multiple Entry Schengen Visa: France or Netherlands?

I currently hold a Tier-4 UK student visa, but will be looking at applying for a multiple entry Schengen visa to be able to visit my mother, who's moving to the Netherlands end of this year. However, ...
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Schengen Visa got rejected by Netherlands embassy. Where and how should I reapply? [India] [duplicate]

I am travelling to Europe on August 5th. Itinerary is: Arrival in Barcelona, 3 days there, 3 days in Paris, 4 in Amsterdam and 4 in Belgium and then back. I am from India and have never travelled ...
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Renting farmhouse in Netherlands - is it normal to be asked to pay deposit via bank transfer?

I am going to be travelling to Netherlands and trying to book a farmhouse for 3 night long stay. The farmhouse I am looking at is listed on Booking but is unavailable on the dates I am interested in. ...
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Visiting Schengen Countries with Type D Visa

I have been issued a Type D Visa for studying in the Netherlands. I know I can travel in schengen countries with this Visa, but can I enter any country before visiting Netherlands? I am planning to ...
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Travel to Netherlands together with non-EU spouse

Is it possible to travel to the Netherlands without the Schengen visa, my non-EU wife and myself UK/EU citizen? It's just for a 3 day trip. Instead using UK issued marriage certificate, non-EU spouse'...
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Moving to Netherlands: Student Residence Permit [closed]

I am a US citizen who has received a Residence permit for the Netherlands because I am studying at a university there for two years. I have bought my plane ticket, but I am worried that I will be ...
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Can I bring these foods from the US to the Netherlands? And do I need to declare it?

Firstly, I am so confused by this whole process. When I visited The Netherlands a year ago, I didn't bring anything with me but on the way back I brought alcohol and cheese but never declared it and I ...
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What are the visa requirements for an Iranian transiting in Amsterdam, The Netherlands? [duplicate]

I have an Iranian passport and my round trip flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Istanbul (IST) has a stop in Amsterdam, The Netherlands for eight hours. Do I need a transit visa? How is the ...
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Food in luggage checked-in for the Netherlands

We'll be travelling to the Schengen soon. Our first port of entry will be the Netherlands. My toddler is an extremely picky eater so I am wondering if I can cook food for him, vacuum seal it, and pack ...

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