Questions tagged [netherlands]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
2answers
233 views

Dual nationality: travel to the US with only the American passport

I have an American and a Italian passport and I live in the Netherlands. I don't need a visa to stay in the Netherlands, because I am Italian. My Italian passport has expired and I have to take a trip ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
125 views

Schengen visa refusal article 2 (19) [duplicate]

Recently I applied for a Schengen visa in Netherlands for business purpose but the visa was refused, due to the reason below: One or more member state(s) consider you to be a threat to public ...
3
votes
1answer
76 views

Different surname in university ID and passport

I have been sponsored by my university to attend a 5 day program abroad. I am confused whether to apply for visa and flight ticket in my maiden name (same as in my University ID card) or with my ...
4
votes
1answer
294 views

Priority on the bicycle path in the Netherlands

As in this question, pedestrians are allowed to walk on a bicycle path in the Netherlands under some circumstances. In this situation, who has the priority? Should pedestrians yield the way to bikes?
4
votes
1answer
263 views

Use cycle path as pedestrian in Netherlands

In the Netherlands I've often seen that there is a street for cars and an (often 2-lane) separate cycle path, but no dedicated sidewalk. What do I do as a pedestrian then? Is it okay to simply walk ...
3
votes
2answers
156 views

Can I travel to the Netherlands for tourism with a business visa?

I have a 90-day multiple entry type C visa issued by the Netherlands. The invitation letter from the company in the Netherlands mentioned dates: May 31st to June 5th, but the Embassy has been generous ...
36
votes
1answer
9k views

Is it ok to take a break near the cycle path, on the grass, in Netherlands?

Today it was the first time when 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 ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Question about my Type-C visa [duplicate]

I have a 5-year Type-C Schengen visa and I went to the Netherlands on October 17, 2017 for approximately two months. After that I haven't been to any Schengen country until today. Currently I am ...
6
votes
2answers
774 views

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. ...
2
votes
1answer
129 views

Booking a specific train itinerary in Europe

I want to take a train journey from Rotterdam to London, but instead of the high-speed train from Rotterdam to Brussels, I want to take a slower/cheaper IC train. I can book the segments as separate ...
2
votes
1answer
154 views

My Schengen visa will expire soon - how soon is a new one required?

I'm planning to visit the Netherlands on June 17 for 1 week and the expiration date of my visa is July 3. Is it ok or do I need to apply for a new one ?
5
votes
1answer
95 views

Transit accessible parking lots near Amsterdam

I'm planning to travel to Amsterdam by car to visit the city center. My understanding that parking in the city center for a day is both difficult and expensive. Are there any free or lower cost ...
2
votes
1answer
177 views

How to get from Breskens to Bruges by bus?

I'll be going to Bruges (Brugge) on May 11 but I have no idea how to get there by bus. I'm leaving Vlissengen early that day, taking a ferry to Breskens and from there I'm planning to catch a bus to ...
2
votes
0answers
110 views

Moving to the Netherlands by car [closed]

I am Ukrainian and have been living in Poland for the last year. I have a temporary residence there. Soon, I am going to relocate to the Netherlands under the highly-skilled migrant program. I'm ...
1
vote
1answer
102 views

Indian traveling to Ireland via the Netherlands

I have an Indian passport and I'm traveling to Ireland mid-June 2018. I will be staying in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, for 3 days, before flying to Ireland. The Ireland visa website tells me that I ...
4
votes
0answers
125 views

Receive US number calls in Europe [closed]

I looked at other posts but don't think this is covered anywhere yet - apologies if I missed it. My question relates to my elderly father moving from the US to Europe (The Netherlands), probably ...
2
votes
2answers
264 views

Proof of accommodation when renting a flat unofficially? [closed]

I need a short-stay Schengen visa to The Netherlands for study purposes (2-month internship). The university is not providing me accommodation, and I'm looking for accommodation on several housing ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
822 views

Can I use a visa issued by the Netherlands (Schengen) to travel to Paris as my first entry? [duplicate]

I was issued a Schengen visa by the Netherlands embassy. I am on a two-week trip, the first week in the Netherlands and the second week in France. But at this moment I want to travel through as my ...
6
votes
0answers
85 views

Schengen visa while waiting for residence permit renewal [duplicate]

I am a Turkish citizen, I am currently studying in Italy. My permit of residence has expired lately and in my city, it takes around 7-8 months to renew it. However, I need to travel to the ...
0
votes
1answer
578 views

Netherlands visit visa bank statement

I am on a student visa in the UK and was planning to go to the Netherlands. For the visa it states I need at least a 3 month bank balance. My question here is get my scholarship stipend of €1058 every ...
2
votes
1answer
174 views

Can a German citizen invite me to the Czech Republic while living abroad?

A German friend of mine lives in Taiwan. He is on a short trip to the Hague right now. We would like to travel together to the Czech Republic for 14 days. I have an Iranian passport but living in ...
0
votes
1answer
139 views

I have a Schengen visa from Netherlands Embassy but I want to spent two days in Paris first before I go to the Netherlands is it allow [duplicate]

I have a Schengen visa from the Netherlands Embassy, but I want to visit Paris first before I move to the Netherlands; Is it allowed?
2
votes
1answer
959 views

How to renew an existing Schengen visa for a trip to the Netherlands after 2 months?

I have a Schengen visa that will expire in 13 days (26th January 2018). I plan to visit the Netherlands again in March. Is there a way to renew my existing visa for March?
4
votes
1answer
424 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
257 views

If you have a SMOM passport are you able to legally enter the Netherlands?

The Sovereign Military Order of Malta has formal relations with over 100 states, but not with various states like the UK and the US. In addition there are (at least) five states that don't recognize ...
0
votes
1answer
157 views

Can I enter the Netherlands with a car rented in Germany?

I just booked a car via Check24 for a couple of days, but I couldn't find any information on whether I could drive the car outside Germany, specifically Amsterdam. Is it allowed to drive to the ...
-3
votes
1answer
648 views

Schengen visa delay from embassy [closed]

I applied for a Schengen visa 20 days ago. Usually, they grant the visa within 15 days. I have traveled on time, came back on time after a 6-day holiday. I was granted a visa 3 times. But this time ...
1
vote
1answer
94 views

Russia to The Netherlands. What are the implications of changing from a hostel to a private apartment AFTER getting the visa and crossing the border?

I'm going to The Netherlands either by invitation or using tourist visa, depending on if I get the invitation in time. So in case I'm getting a tourist visa to The Netherlands, am I going to face ...
5
votes
1answer
143 views

I want to travel to the Netherlands as a non-EU national, but my Russian passport expires in 1 month

Here is what I have. I am 17 years old, and I have a Russian passport, currently living in greece. I've been living in Greece (a European country) from the age of 2. I also do have a residence permit ...
14
votes
7answers
11k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
74 views

Is it possible to apply for a visa from a country that is not my country of origin? [duplicate]

I live in the Netherlands as a student and have a valid resident permit. I intend to travel to the US and I have an Indian passport. Is it possible to apply for a visa here through the Indian Embassy?
1
vote
1answer
149 views

I am an Indian and currently holding a 1 year Dutch Living Permit. Can I enter the UK?

I am an Indian citizen currently living in the Netherlands. I have a 1 year Dutch residence permit, can I enter the UK without a separate visa?
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Schengen visa change in itinerary

I applied and got approved for a Schengen visa with multiple entries to the Netherlands. On my application I noted a planned trip to Romania as well. Due to changes in itinerary (the trip is being ...
2
votes
1answer
423 views

Do I need to provide passport details when booking to travel via ferry or train from England to Netherlands?

Are you required to provide passport details when booking on shuttle train or ferry to the Netherlands?
2
votes
0answers
121 views

Non-EU citizen married to British citizen, wanting to live in Netherlands [closed]

I am getting married to a British citizen in the next year. We have been in a relationship for 7 years and have been living together for 6 years. We are both living in South Africa. We would like to ...
2
votes
0answers
402 views

Why do I see so few homeless people / beggars in cities in the Netherlands? [closed]

This summer I went on a trip to the Netherlands visiting cities of various sizes throughout the country from south east to north west. The main stops (for which my question is meant) were Eindhoven, s-...
6
votes
1answer
132 views

Can I drive my Spanish REG 1989 Ford Escort in the Netherlands?

My girlfriend lives in Amsterdam and I live in Spain. I own a 1989 Ford Escort which has all the documents and inspections passed in Spain. I am planning to stay with her for a month while I look for ...
8
votes
2answers
1k views

Can I travel in the International IC between Dutch cities?

Can I use the the international IC between Dutch cities? I was wondering if I can use this train between Roosendaal and Rotterdam with the standard travel card (OV-chipkaart).
12
votes
1answer
2k views

Does an Indian national need a visa to enter the Netherlands on a short business visit with a company invitation?

I am from India and need to go to the Netherlands for business. It's a short visit of 7 days and have a company invitation. We referred to the official Dutch Immigration information about business ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

do I require Transit visa for Amsterdam since I am travelling from Delhi- Amsterdam- Havana and my layover time at Amsterdam is 1.45 hrs [duplicate]

I am travelling from India to Havana via Amsterdam.the layover time at Amsterdam is 1.45 hrs. Do I require to obtain Transit Visa?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Do Indian citizens need transit visa for Netherlands? [duplicate]

My wife is a Indian passport holder and Permanent Resident of Canada. She is traveling from Canada to India via Amsterdam (Delta flight) and will have 1 hour 20 minutes layover at Amsterdam. Will she ...
3
votes
2answers
474 views

Tax issues for purchases in The Netherlands by a US citizen?

If I am correctly reading https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/global/Documents/Tax/dttl-tax-european-vat-refund-guide-2015.pdf (page 189-191), VAT (BTW in Dutch) on purchases in Netherlands ...
4
votes
1answer
508 views

Dutch 5-year MVV in country of origin passport valid for 3 months

Last year I have received Dutch 5-year MVV visa, came to the Netherlands and received my residence permit valid till year 2021. However, recently I checked my original country's passport and noticed ...
2
votes
0answers
57 views

Can I go to Poland from Ukraine with the Netherlands (schengen, Multi, type C) visa from Ukraine for the first time? [duplicate]

I have multivisa issued by the Netherlands, type C. I have never entered any country using this visa. I am Ukrainian and would like to travel from Ukraine to Poland, maybe visit some other countries. ...
3
votes
1answer
78 views

What visas I need to travel from Netherlands to Belarus as Russian citizen

I am a Russian citizen that currently lives in the Netherlands on MVV visa. I am planning to travel to Belarus. My questions are: Do I need any additional visas to enter Belarus? Do I need any ...
2
votes
0answers
59 views

I have a permanent residence card D - EU from Belgium [closed]

I was wondering if I could work and live in the Netherlands.
4
votes
1answer
1k views

How much alcohol may I import into the Netherlands?

I would like to take the following quantity of alcoholic beverages to the Netherlands from a non-EU country: 0.75 L of spirits, 3.0 L of wine, 0.7 L of beer. I checked several websites, including the ...
0
votes
3answers
944 views

What to wear in Amsterdam in end of June [duplicate]

I'll be in Amsterdam end of June for 5 days. I'm from tropical weather and heard spring in Amsterdam is bit cold. Do I need wear clothing thats suits to cold weather or normal t-shirt and trouser ...