Questions tagged [netherlands]

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

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Is 'kaaskop' considered a racial slur in the Netherlands?

My father would sometimes call the Dutch cheddar-heads in reference to the term kaaskop. Is this considered a racial slur if you were to travel in the Netherlands? Just so I know not to use it if it ...
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Dual/Dutch American Citizen visiting Netherlands [closed]

My wife and I live in the United States, I'm a dual American/Dutch citizen who has never lived in the Netherlands, my wife is American. We plan to move to travel in Europe, living in several EU ...
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Bank statement requirements for student visa in Netherlands

I am a Chinese student who is going to study in Amsterdam in September. I am likely to travel from the UK, where I am currently studying. On the website, where it asks for evidence of financial ...
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Transiting through Netherlands in private vehicle during Covid restrictions

My family and I are German citizens and residents. We plan in July 2021 to travel from the UK to Germany in our private car and our preferred route is to take the overnight ferry from Newcastle to ...
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Do I need to get a COVID-19 test when flying from Italy to the Netherlands?

I am planning to travel from Bergamo to Eindhaven with Ryanair. Do I have to take a COVID-19 test? If yes, do I need a PCR test or a rapid antigen swab?
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Is it cheaper to book Dutch train tickets online in advance compared to paying on the day?

I am going to the Netherlands and might need to get a train. (Between Eindhoven and Amsterdam). On www.ns.nl (the large train operator that does that route), they list the price as €17.90ish. That's ...
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Can I make repeated 90-day trips to a single Schengen country?

I recall someone saying that you can't go to the same Schengen country as a tourist for 3 months over and over even if you don't overstay a trip, because immigration thinks that it's suspicious for ...
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Netherlands import fee refund when leaving country with stuff

I have bought a laptop from the US. They sent me the laptop to my address in the Netherlands by UPS. Before delivering the laptop, UPS asked me to pay 380 Euros for the Import fee. I am a businessman ...
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With the 19 December 2020 COVID 19 measures, can I travel between the UK and the Netherlands?

My UK boyfriend and I, in the Netherlands, do not plan to see each other over Christmas, but we like to know what is possible in case of emergencies to either of us or our close families. So we like ...
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Do I need a transit visa in amsterdam on the way to India? [duplicate]

I am an Indian Citizen currently on H4 visa in USA. I will be travelling from Columbus to New Delhi (India) via amsterdam. Please help me out with information if I will need a transit visa to go via ...
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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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Does the 10-day self-quarantine upon arrival in the Netherlands include the day of arrival?

According to the official Dutch guidelines, one must quarantine for 10 days immediately on arrival to the Netherlands from abroad. Does this 10-day period include the day of arrival? To be more ...
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What's the process of transit these days in countries with a covid ban?

I am a Canadian-Hungarian dual citizen, residing in Canada. As such, I can enter Hungary at worst I will need to quarantine. The question is, should the need arise, how would travel happen? I mean, ...
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Is anyone sure of the requirements to take Eurostar from London to Netherlands after 23 January 2021

I am a British citizen but a permanent resident of the Netherlands, hoping to take the Eurostar from London to Amsterdam on 26 January. The Netherlands has of course implemented extremely strict ...
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COVID related travel requirements for train journey Austria -> Germany -> Netherlands

My wife and I are planning to travel from Austria to the Netherlands on 31st January 2021 via train. Our train journey has two layovers : Frankfurt (~ 50 minutes) and Utrecht (~ 20 minutes). What ...
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Does the negative PCR test 'EU list of safe countries' exemption apply to travellers with a layover in a third country?

The Netherlands requires most travellers from outside the EU to present a negative PCR test result to show that they are not carriers of COVID-19. One of the exemptions to this rule is: People ...
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Does Solvang, CA have Dutch roots?

I am Dutch and currently studying abroad in California. I heard several people (first in real life, and after I googled it, I saw some people online doing the same thing) refer to a Dutch town in ...
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Netherlands visa and bank statement

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 the ...
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Moving to Netherlands: would taking train with a lot of luggage possible?

Background: First time in The Netherlands, I am going to study at Delft. My accommodation is located on Schiedam, just around the Schiedam Centrum, so I plan to journey with train from Schiphol ...
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Does the DB corona-flexibility rule apply to Dutch domestic connections on international journeys?

German train tickets bought before 2020-03-14 can be used flexibly until 2020-10-31, including on international trains. Are they also valid on Dutch domestic connections? According to Deutsche Bahn: ...
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Can I travel back to the UK from Middle East with transit in Amsterdam with 4 months left on my British passport?

Can I travel back to the UK from Middle East with transit in Amsterdam with 4 months left on my British passport ?
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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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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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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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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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