Information about Schengen visa for the Netherlands and Finland and
visa for the Dutch Caribbean
To apply and obtain information for short stay visa to the Netherlands or Finland and to the Dutch Caribbean, you may contact the Visa Application Center of VFS Gobal Services, operated by Gerry's . This company assists the Netherlands Embassy with accepting and returning the visa and legalisation applications. Visit the VFS website to learn all about the process and requirements.
In case you have any inquiries you can email: firstname.lastname@example.org or get in touch with the call center: from landlines 0092-90031111 or from mobiles 8111.
You can submit your applications at the following locations from Monday to Friday between 9am till 1pm:
- 14-B Sadiq Plaza Opposite Meraj Hotel, G-9 Markaz, Islamabad
- 20 A, Opposite Ganga Ram Hospital, Queen's Road, Lahore
- 43/1/E, Razi Road, Block 6 P.E.C.H.S, Karachi
An appointment for submitting applications at VFS/Gerry's is not
Applications submitted at Gerry’s visa application centers will be assessed by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, located in Islamabad.
Successful candidates of the Netherlands Fellowship Programme should apply for a visit visa if the duration of their stay is less than 90 days and follow the MVV procedure if their stay is more than 90 days.
*All NFP applicants must submit the NUFFIC award letter with their application !
Visa for more than 90 days – MVV
If you wish to stay in the Netherlands for more than 3 months and you are not (a family member of) an EU/EEA or Swiss citizen, you have to apply for a residence permit at the Immigration- & Naturalisation Service (IND) in the Netherlands.
If you have received an approval on your MVV application from the IND, you may come to the embassy 14 days after the date of the approval letter, without an appointment on Monday and Tuesday from 13.00 till 14.00 hrs. Please bring your valid passport, two passport pictures, a fully completed MVV application form signed by the applicant and the documents mentioned in the approval letter. The processing of a MVV takes about 5 working days.
A copy of your marriage certificate is sufficient, in case you have already registered your marriage in the Netherlands, or in case you have already submitted the original to the Immigration Service (IND) in the Netherlands.
There are two ways to apply for the MVV visa:
1. Your sponsor in the Netherlands can starts the MVV procedure at the IND.
2. You may submit an application at the Embassy on Monday and Tuesday from 13.00 till 14.00 hrs.
For more information about requirements and procedure please visit the website of the Immigration and Naturalisation Department (IND) of the Ministry of Justice.
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Address and instructions how to reach the consular and visa
Address: Plot 167, Street No 15, Sector G-5, Diplomatic Enclave.
Visitors for the consular and visa department are requested to use the “Diplomatic enclave shuttle service” to get access to the diplomatic enclave. This accounts for visitors of all nationalities, including Pakistani and Dutch. The bus departs from the special bus stop at: 3rd Avenue, Quaid-e-Azam University Road, G-5, Islamabad. Telephone numbers of the shuttle service are: 051-2601521, 051-2601523 or 051 2601524.
Because of security checks you must arrive at the shuttle bus stop at least 1 hour before the appointment. You should arrive at the embassy no later than 30 minutes before your appointment. In order to use the shuttle bus you must show your identity card or passport and present proof that you have an appointment at the embassy.
The Embassy of The Netherlands in Islamabad facilitates selected companies whose employees require business visas for the Netherlands.
There are 3 types of visas you can apply for. Check which one applies to you. See the information in the left menu.