The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in London United Kingdom

Ambassador Simon Smits

Welcome to the Embassy Website

Hello, and welcome to the website of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in London! My name is Simon Smits, and I am the Dutch Ambassador to the United Kingdom. I arrived here on 10 September 2015, after working for five years as the Director-General for Foreign Economic Relations in The Hague. Read more...


Monday 9 May

Europe Day

Monday 9 May marked Europe Day, the day on which the 28 member states of the EU recognize and celebrate the peace and unity we know in Europe.


Lest we forget

Remembrance Day Ceremony

A Remembrance Day ceremony was held here in London at Mill Hill Cemetery on Wednesday 4 May. Every year on 4 May, we commemorate the Dutch victims of wartime violence. And on 5 May we celebrate our freedom on Liberation Day.


The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

38 Hyde Park Gate
London SW7 5DP
United Kingdom

+44 20 75 90 32 00

24 hours per day, 7 days in a week

28 September 2016 This morning the families of the victims of the MH17 disaster were briefed by the Joint Investigation Team on the initial findings of the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17. These findings concern the weapon used to down flight MH17, the location from which it was fired and the Buk missile system’s route of transport.

03 August 2016 As of 5 September 2016, Dutch nationals in the UK will have the choice of applying to renew their travel document (passport and identity card) either at the Embassy in London or at VFS Global in Edinburgh (NB Not at the Consulate).


Passport and ID card

Renewal via VFS Global in Edinburgh

Renewal passport and ID card via VFS Global in Edinburgh