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

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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

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 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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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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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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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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Netherlands Tram / Train ticketing [duplicate]

The Dutch GVB transportation features and all daypass for the Amsterdam Tram. I am strongly considering using it for transportation between the Rennaisance Hotel (near Centraal station) and the ...
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Where to purchase GVB Day Tickets in Schiphol?

Is there a map online that shows where in Schiphol Airport tickets can be purchased for the GVB day ticket?
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Train and tram tickets in Amsterdam?

I know there's the OV chipcard for travel, but the empty card itself cost money. Then I have to top-up the travel value. How about the GVB 1 day card that cost 7.50? Does it mean I have to pay for ...
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What are our options to get a (e-)visa for China as a British citizen in Netherlands while restricting the time without ID to no more than a day?

We are a Dutch-British couple living in Netherlands. We want to visit China for 2-3 weeks. We both need a visa for that. Due to my partner needing his (British) passport (to enter work), we can't just ...
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Netherlands Taxi Fare Estimation

Is there a rule of thumb that can be applied to estimating Taxi cost (maybe linear cost per kilometer + fixed fee)? Maybe there is a good (authoritative) web application?
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My Dutch passport doesn't have a last name, can I travel anywhere with it?

I recently acquired a Dutch passport but because I applied for it from Egypt, my whole full name is in the "surname" area and the given name area is just a "-". I asked many times the embassy and the ...
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May a Dutch citizen enter the Netherlands using a foreign passport?

EDIT: I have just noticed that the linked page on the Dutch identification requirement has changed. I do not know when or why it changed. It now reads Identificeren bij dubbele nationaliteit ...
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How to apply for a visa for a stateless person to come to Canada from the Netherlands

My girlfriend and her daughter are living in the Netherlands. Her daughter has a Dutch passport but she does not. Is there anyway that she can apply for a visa to come to Canada for a visit? And ...
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RIP 'I amsterdam', when will I see you again?

Due to over-tourism, they removed from the center, but a colleague from NET told me they will put it back somewhere else. Is this true? If so, does anyone know when and where?
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Dutch visa was annulled on entering France

Sorry for the lengthy post. So I planned for an Europe trip and applied for my schengen visa at the Dutch embassy in Tokyo. I applied at the Dutch embassy because I was planning on staying for 6days ...
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Schengen Single entry Business Visa to Multi entry

I hold an Indian passport. I am invited by a company in Netherlands for an interview in April last week-May first week 2019. They provided a letter to be shown at embassy requesting Single entry ...
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Can I buy tickets to Neerpelt in Amsterdam (Schiphol), and where would I find that information?

I'm traveling to Neerpelt through Amsterdam (I will arrive at the Airport during a morning this weekend). Can I buy train tickets to Belgium, specifically Neerpelt, there? Could I even pre-order them ...
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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 my multiple entry Schengen business visa for tourism? [duplicate]

I was issued a multiple entry Schengen business visa starting February 19, the validity is for 1 year and maximum stay is for 30 days. I was supposed to travel to Amsterdam for work which got ...
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Use of European Netgear Nighthawk M1 in the US

I'm planning on buying a Netgear Nighthawk M1 for use in the EU but also on holiday in the US. Now I know there are different frequencies and bands in the US that make it so EU devices cannot work ...
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Can I be sent back home if I don't have documentary evidence to show that I will in fact return to my country?

I am a Peruvian citizen intending to travel to The Netherlands in July to visit my girlfriend, she is a dutch citizen. I intend to stay for 85 days or so, because I would like to visit a few friends ...
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Is it possible to safely park a bicycle near the entrance of the Ouwehands Dierenpark?

I plan to visit Ouwehands Dierenpark with a friend, and to move more quickly around we plan to use bicycles and carry them with us on trains. Is it possible to safely park a bicycle near the entrance ...
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Netherlands checklist, document proving caregiver in your original country

We applied for a Netherlands visa, but our kids will stay in our country If we attach their school registration form would it be a good document?
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Visiting Netherlands with Italian Schengen visa without visiting Italy [duplicate]

I had a plan to visit Italy on a company trip. Got the visa from the Italian embassy but unfortunately, the company has now changed plans to visit the Netherlands. The company says I can travel to the ...
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What should I do if it's been 2 weeks and my Schengen visa has not been approved

I applied for a Netherlands visa at the VFS center in San Francisco and the status says it was forwarded to the Netherlands Embassy for further processing 15 days ago. I am worried whether VFS has ...
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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 it safe to use non-cash payment in Amsterdam red light district?

Some houses in Amsterdam red light district offer the possibility to pay not only with cash but also with cards. However, is it safe to use non-cash payment in such location? The safety I am ...
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Flixbus timetable

Is there any way to see the timetable for a Flixbus bus route? On their website I can see the routes map, but I'd me more interested in seeing where the bus is going to stop for a given route. E.g. ...
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Entering Canary Islands with Multi Schengen Visa issued by The Netherlands [duplicate]

We live in Amsterdam and i am married to a Russian that also has a dutch paspoort. We applied for a Multi Schengen visa for her parents. The both got it for 4 and mom for 5 years. They traveled to ...
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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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Does being banned/deported from one country prevent getting a visa in another?

Does being deported and banned from the both UAE and Qatar for drug use impede me from being granted a European visa? I plan to apply to the Netherlands for a student visa.
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Does ING bank V-Pay cards work on Budapest? And What budget needed for 3 days on Budapest?

I'm planning to visit Budapest. So, I have some points related to using cards, money and budget. Does V-Pay cards work on Budapest? How much money I need for 3 days (eating, drinking and visiting ...
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Netherlands Schengen Visa Refusal

I have made a visa application for traveling in Netherlands through VFS Global in Russia (Yekaterinburg). The application was triple checked and was accompanied by all the required documents including:...
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Cheap way to get from Amsterdam to Prague: train?

I'm planning to a trip from Budapest to Amsterdam, then to Prague, and back to Budapest. It's very cheap to get from Budapest to Amsterdam using Wizz air, but the return flight is costly, so I was ...
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Visiting my employer in the Netherlands (I work remotely from my home country)

I'm working remotely for a Dutch-based company in Holland. I'm their full-time employee, working 9 to 5. They want me to visit their office this summer. After looking into at the Schengen visa ...
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Multiple Entry visa for parents visiting me in UK

I am a South African citizen currently living in the UK with a Tier 2 visa. My parents have recently moved to the Netherlands. If they want to visit us, they would need a visa. For this, I have a ...
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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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Netherland refugee passport

I'm a refugee in Netherland from Kenya. I want to travel back to Kenya for an emergency visit. I cannot use my Kenyan passport and I fear using my refugee passport issued by Netherland government ...