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  • Student Visa Q&A

    This Friday: Ask the Consul! A student visa Q&A on our Facebook Page. Join us at 14:00 for answers to all your student visa questions.

  • IRS Building

    Tax Season Starts! Don’t forget to file your U.S. taxes even if you live abroad. Find out more here….

  • Visiting Instructions Video

    Planning to visit the U.S. Consulate? Check our short video with visiting instructions for a smooth visit.

U.S. Citizen Services

  • New exchange rate!

    Effective Monday, April 18, the dollar-euro exchange rate will change. This means the euro equivalent of our consular fees will be different. Please check out our fees pages.  Our fees page »

  • Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security in Europe March 22, 2016

    The U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam reminds U.S. citizens that U.S. and European authorities continue to warn of possible terrorist attacks in Europe, citing repeated threats by terror groups.   Read More »

  • World Wide Caution

    In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium, on March 22, the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam reminds U.S. citizens in The Netherlands to review the Worldwide Caution which provides information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world, including Europe.  Please read on »

  • Zika Virus Fact Sheet for Travelers

    Zika virus is a mosquito-borne illness that can be spread from mosquito to human, as well as from a pregnant woman to her unborn baby. Research is ongoing; however, there have been reports of a serious birth defect (microcephaly) and other poor pregnancy outcomes in babies of mothers who were infected with Zika virus while pregnant.   More ... »

Visa Services

  • Visa Waiver Program

    The Department of Homeland Security has begun the process of implementing changes to the traveler eligibility requirements of the Visa Waiver Program mandated by the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015, as enacted on December 18, 2015. The Department of Homeland Security will announce any changes affecting travelers to the United States from Visa Waiver Program countries as soon as that information is available. 

  • Longer Crew Visas for Dutch Citizens

    Good news for Dutch citizens applying for C-1/D – also known as the crew member visa. As of October 1st visas are now valid for 10 years rather than 5 years. More on C-1/D visas »

  • Don't Forget Proof of Payment

    We look forward to seeing you, but please don’t forget to bring proof of payment to your interview for you and all your family members. This will allow us to efficiently process your case. Without such proof, we unfortunately cannot let you in. A receipt from where you registered your appointment will suffice. 

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