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...



Information for citizens & business

Since the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU on 23 June 2016, the Embassy has received many enquiries from Dutch citizens and businesses in the UK about the potential consequences of Brexit. You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions here.



Design for Women's Rights

The Netherlands attaches great priority to improving human rights conditions worldwide. This includes the position of women and girls, whether it’s about ensuring sexual equality, empowering girls to fulfill their dreams or protecting them in conflict situations.

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.

27 June 2016 On 23 June 2016, a majority of British people voted in a referendum for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.