Welcome to the website of the VFS Visa Application Centre for The Netherlands in India.
This site provides information on procedures applicable to all Indian residents who wish to apply for a short stay Schengen visa to travel to The Netherlands or the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom of the Netherland
Please note that the applications can be submitted at the VFS Netherlands Visa Application Centers in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata & Ahmedabad with prior appointment
(except for travellers who are eligible for Blue Carpet or Orange Carpet Facility). The applications submitted at any of the VFS Centre would be delivered to the Embassy in principle on 02nd working day.
Applicants applying under Orange Carpet Visa Facility
or Blue Carpet Visa Facility
can apply in New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai or Kolkata without any prior appointment.
Please note: Changes in the schengen visa application process
For prospective applicants:
Should you wish to apply for a short stay Schengen visa to The Netherlands,
please read the information on this site carefully. By following the guidelines
on this website you will be able to submit your visa application together with
the mandatory documents accurately. This will reduce the chances of your
application being delayed or declined due to inadequate or incorrect submission
Applicants requiring special physical assistance are kindly requested to contact our helpline prior to visiting our Centre to submit their application so that we may offer them best possible assistance.
If you have already submitted an
application for a visa at the Netherlands Visa Application Centre you can track
Please click here
to go to the track your application page