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

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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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Two-entry Schengen visa for two airport transfers in Netherlands

A friend of ours, a citizen of Ukraine, is planning a trip to Serbia (visa-free for Ukrainian citizens) with fairly long layovers both ways in Amsterdam airport (5h 30m and 10h respectively). The ...
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Can I enter the Netherlands with a refugee travel document or do I need a visa?

I'm a refugee holding a travel document issued by South Africa, I'm Congolese from Democratic Republic of the Congo. I want to visit Amsterdam; do I need a visa ?
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I am from India, living in Netherlands. Do I need visa for Bulgaria?

I am an Indian passport holder. I live in Amsterdam and have Dutch resident permit which allows me to travel through Schengen countries. Do I need a visa for visiting Bulgaria (Sofia) for 2-3 days?
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa at a different consulate if no appointment dates are available?

I am planning to travel to visit my friends in Amsterdam on April 2nd week ( I just got a holiday confirmed ) and also go to Munich and Barcelona for 10 days. I would be in Amsterdam for 6 days, 2 ...
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Am I able to travel to the Netherlands without a visa to seek asylum?

Can I travel to the Netherlands to seek asylum with out a visa, because I want to seek asylum? Will Kenya Airways allow me to board a plane with out a visa to Schiphol Airport, considering I have my ...
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Will the tulips in Holland still be in season in early June?

I do understand that the Dutch tulip fields are in full bloom to be beheld in all their glory from April to early May, but will there be any stunning Tulip fields to see in early June? I know it's ...
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How do I get from Amsterdam airport to Rotterdam cruise terminal

How to get from Amsterdam airport to Rotterdam cruise terminal using public transport
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Are there other peaceful enclaves in the world like in Baerle-Nassau (Belgium/Nederlands)? [closed]

I recently discovered this very interesting geographical singularity in The Netherlands (or Belgium depending on how you see it) in Baerle-Nassau. Inside the Netherlands you can find a portion of ...
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Are Maestro debit cards (iDEAL) accepted in Italy?

I am traveling from the Netherlands to Italy but I don't have credit card, only a debit card (Maestro) ING. Does it work everywhere (hotels, restaurants, trains, cafes, museums ..) or are there any ...
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Can I travel through the Schengen area if my passport expires in less than 6 months?

I am traveling to Prague from Los Angeles. My travels end on 15 April and passport expires 14 October. Netherlands requires 6 months of validity after end of travel, Czech requires 3 months validity ...
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What point on the main land of The Netherlands is furthest away from any buildings?

Living in The Netherlands, I know my country is a crowded one. I typically can't leave a town for a couple of steps before arriving in the next one. So I was wondering, Where in The Netherlands am I ...
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How might an Indonesian expedite a Dutch medical bill when the policy is to delay issue for four months?

My girlfriend had to visit AMC (Amsterdam Medical Centre) for a medical emergency. She was a tourist from Indonesia and hence only carried travel insurance. The hospital treated her without us paying ...
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Queries about questions in VFS application form for Schengen visa

I am a PhD Student in UK and have been invited to Netherlands and Germany to give a talk. Both trips are funded from institutes (including accommodation and travel). Being an Indian national, I need ...
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Queries on Schengen Visa application

I am an Indian national on student (F1) visa in USA. I will be travelling to two Schengen countries for different reasons but in a very small time frame: I have a interview in Amsterdam, Netherlands ...
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Schengen tourist visa for a Japanese national

I've a Japanese friend coming to the European Union, land in the UK and depart back to Japan from The Netherlands with flights from UK to Portugal and from Portugal to The Netherlands. I know that ...
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Does a South African refugee travel document holder need a transit visa for Germany or the Netherlands?

I have a South African refugee travel document but am Congolese. I have a valid Canadian visa. Do I need a visa to transit through Germany or the Netherlands?
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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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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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Where in Amsterdam can one legally spray graffiti?

My friend is an artist and she wondered if she can draw on the walls in Amsterdam legally and if yes where?
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Can Belgium suspend my German driving licence? [duplicate]

I have a German driving licence, I live in the Netherlands, and I was driving very fast in Belgium last weekend. Can Belgium suspend my driving licence or they can only ban me from driving in ...
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Am I eligible to travel to the Netherlands on a 6 month university exchange using the WHS?

I'm going to Holland in a couple of months on an exchange with my university, and have been advised that I can simply apply for a WHS (working holiday scheme) visa on arrival, as opposed to going for ...
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Tax Free when leaving EU through a different country

I bought the laptop in Netherlands but am planning to leave EU through Italy. How can I get tax refunds in my case? Do I need to stamp my receipts in both: Schiphol and Milano airports?
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Is my Dutch driver's license a valid form of identification in Belgium or France?

I'm planning to travel to Namur, Belgium tomorrow, and that evening, I'll be going to Paris, France, from which I'll return the day after to the Netherlands. Due to the recent tensions in France, ...
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What's closed in Belgium on New Year's Eve/Day? [closed]

What businesses in Belgium are open on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1? We plan to visit the Netherlands and Belgium from Dec 25 through Jan 5. We'll be in Belgium on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. How much will holiday ...

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