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If you have registered to cast a postal vote, you will receive your voting-papers by email or/ and mail. There will be an orange and white envelope, a voting-ticket and a voting-form.
Current list of vacancies available at various Dutch Diplomatic Missions. Please note, some information is only available in Dutch.
As of 9 March 2014, new passports and identity cards for adults will be valid for 10 years. Documents for minors under the age of 18 will remain valid for five years, as before. The new fees for travel documents and ID cards will take effect on the same date.
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July 18, 2014 The Netherlands is deeply shocked by the terrible air disaster involving flight MH17. We mourn all those who were on board, whatever their nationality. Our thoughts are with their loved ones, friends, colleagues and acquaintances. The Dutch government is doing all it can to gain clarity for the victims’ families as swiftly as possible. The Netherlands is pressing for an independent and transparent international investigation and calls on all those involved to provide full and immediate cooperation. A crisis team has been set up at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague. Relatives of victims can contact the Ministry on +31 (0)70 348 7770.
July 2, 2014 Washington, D.C. -- The Kingdom of the Netherlands has appointed Jos G. Wellink (64) as Honorary Consul in Houston, Texas. Wellink, vice president of Van Oord Offshore USA in Houston, will take up his task immediately.
- Dutch travel documents and visa application services in Edmonton and Calgary terminated as of October 1, 2015
- Validity of new Dutch passport
- Elections European Parliament 2014: Dutch voters abroad
- Introduction 24/7 Helpdesk Service
- Stop Schengen visa applications at Dutch Honorary Consulates in the Caribbean