Questions tagged [netherlands]

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

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

I was wondering if I could work and live in the Netherlands.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Requesting information about Amsterdam Travel Cards

I'm going to visit Amsterdam in last week of June and I'll stay near Sloterdijk Station. I will land at 9pm in AMS and stay for 5 days. I have done some search and found out there are three types of ...
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Cheap Mobile Data Sim Card for Short Stay in Amsterdam, Netherlands

I'm going to visit Amsterdam end of the June for 5 days. I have managed to find out Libra Mobile and Lyca Mobile has the cheapest Mobile Data offering. What is the best option to have for mobile data?...
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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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Umweltzone sticker for a car that matches restrictions but not age limit

I want to drive my car to the city of Stuttgart. I understand I need an umweltzone sticker for this. According to ANWB (The place that distributes these stickers in the Netherlands) these are the ...
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When will the passenger gangway at Harwich International Port be replaced?

When travelling on Stena Line between Harwich and Hoek van Holland, there is a passenger footbridge in Hoek van Holland but not in Harwich. Stena Line says: Due to the replacement of the passenger ...
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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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Short Stay Schengen Business Visa: Cost for travelling and living

A company in Netherlands is inviting me for a face to face interview and is sponsoring my: Flight Tickets Hotel Accommodation Travel Insurance They have provided me with an invitation letter ...
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Netherlands Schengen visa rejected; what can I do? [duplicate]

I applied to the Netherlands for a Schengen visa, and was refused. I showed hotel bookings for 14 days in the Netherlands, since I didn't have a confirmed itinerary when I applied. The reason for ...
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How to get in or out of an chipkaart-gated station with an e-ticket? [duplicate]

I recently purchased tickets for an international trip from France to the Netherlands. The itinerary​ included an international ticket to Rotterdam, and a local ticket to my final destination. I ...
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Smoking marijuana on territory of the Netherlands embassy [closed]

As far as I know the territory of the country's embassy is considered to be the country's territory. So, is it legal, for example, to smoke weed on the territory of the embassy of the Netherlands (or ...
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Studying in the Netherlands but wanting to travel within the Schengen area

I am going to be a student in the Netherlands but am looking at doing some traveling in-between. I understand that i can freely travel to any of the Schengen areas as long as I comply with the 90 days ...
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Weed tourism: alternatives to Amsterdam [closed]

I am looking for a city recommendation in the Netherlands to engage in weed tourism. Here's what I am looking for cozy coffeeshops or bars where you can smoke weed. this would be an optimal amount ...
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Where can I buy a train ticket from Utrecht Central to Hoek van Holland Haven online?

I'm travelling on the 18th of April. I'm confused by the Dutch Railways website. I can find ways to 'plan' the journey (part of it will involve a bus), but I can't actually book it online. The site ...
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Pets/Dogs on trains from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam and Hoek Van Holland

I am taking my 2 year old dog (a half Dalmatian, half English Shepherd) from Mexico to London. In order to do this I am flying to Amsterdam and from there I need to get to Hoek Van Holland to get the ...
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How to get accomodated in the Netherlands for a short trip?

I'm travelling to the Netherlands and I'm visiting 4 cities in the span of 8 days, so it's going to be quick. I'm travelling with just a hand luggage and I haven't considered booking an hotel, that ...
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How does the conversion of Hoekse Lijn to Metrolijn B affect Rail & Sail tickets?

The Stenaline Rail and Sail ticket covers travel from London to any train station in The Netherlands, including the train and the ferry crossing from Harwich to Hoek van Holland. However, from 1 ...

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