Consular Services Western Hemisphere

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Regional vacancies

Regional vacancies

Current list of vacancies available at various Dutch Diplomatic Missions. Please note, some information is only available in Dutch.

Validity new Dutch passport

changes on 9 March 2014

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.


June 23, 2015 The issuance of Dutch travel documents is changing worldwide, and this will affect the service to Dutch citizens in the United States as well.

May 28, 2015 Today, May 28th, the EU signed short stay waiver agreements with the following seven countries: Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Trinidad and Tobago, and Vanuatu.