Types of Netherlands visa you can apply for

The Netherlands is a country in Europe with rich landscape and have high hospitality for visitors and citizenship holders. Traveling to the Netherlands requires the Netherlands visa unless you have the Schengen visa.

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Types of the Netherlands visa

Below we will be talking about the types of visa the Netherlands have and how you can apply and gain these visas

Airport transit visa

This is the type of visa you acquire if you are going to make a stop at the Dutch airport to have an flight to continue your flight. The visa that is also known as A visa does not allow you into the Country or any Schengen country. With this visa you are only to stay at the airport till you take your next flight

Short stay Schengen visa

It’s the types of visa that allows you to stay and travel around the country and other Schengen countries. With this Netherlands visa, you can travel for a maximum of 90 days depending on your nationality round the country. Those with the Schengen passport can travel to the Netherlands and other Schengen countries for a maximum of 180 days

Long stay Netherlands visa

If you want to stay in the Netherlands for more than 90 days, probably for studying, working, or to reside, you will need a long stay visa. However, this is the type of visa that allows you to stay in the Country for more than 90 days. Furthermore, with this visa, you can stay and reside with your family in the country

Visa facilitation

If you want to travel to the Netherlands to visit a family member or someone who is EU and SWISS national, you will have to apply for this visa. However, this usually means you will get your visa faster than you expect. If you are a relative of a Dutch national, then you can apply for this visa. Furthermore, before you apply for this visa, your relative must use the right of free movement and therefore falls under EU-law

Requirements to enter the Netherlands without a visa

Firstly, before you enter the Netherlands with or without a visa depends on your nationality. The Schengen passport and the American passport allows you to enter the country without for the Netherlands visa. Furthermore, you can only stay in the Netherlands without a visa for only 90 days.

  • a passport of your country issued within the last 10 years
  • You must be able to define and proof your purpose of stay to the custom and immigration officers
  • You must not be a threat to the public, the country’s security and the international relations
  • Proof that you have the money to cover the cost of your stay ( €55 per day. If you can’t afford that, then you have to provide a guarantor
  • You passport must be valid for at least 3 months after you depart the country
  • You must have a return ticket or onward ticket
  • Proof that have travel insurance  that covers all your medical expenses

Work permit

You need a work permit if you want to secure a job in the Netherlands during your stay. Even if you are staying for 90 days or less, you have to be able to present your work permit. Therefore, before applying for a job, your employees should check this for you in under to be under the law

you can apply for any of the visas here

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