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  • President Obama and our interns capture Amsterdam’s thoughts on the importance of voting

    President Obama and our interns capture Amsterdam’s thoughts on the importance of voting

  • Mail in Video still

    Did you know you can also renew your visa by mail? Find out how – watch our movie and renew the easy way.

  • Send your vote home

    Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2016 U.S. elections!

  • 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

  • World Wide Caution

    As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide information to U.S. citizens traveling abroad, please see the updated (September 9), Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world.   Please read on »

  • Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Reminder

    July 30, the U.S. Mission to the Netherlands would like to bring to the attention of U.S. citizens today's Dutch Government announcement that additional security measures are being taken at and around Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. We remind all U.S. citizens to be aware of your local security situation and take appropriate steps to bolster your personal security.  More information here »

  • Zika Virus Fact Sheet for Travelers

    June 8, 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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