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

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Dutch passports: important changes

The way in which Dutch passports are issued worldwide has changed. This affects Dutch nationals in the UK. From 1 March 2015, it is no longer be possible to request passports or ID cards at the consulates in Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Hull, Liverpool, Manchester or Southampton.



TulipsForLiberators at Kew Gardens

In Royal Botanical Gardens Kew is a special spring flower mosaic made of Dutch bulb flowers on display at the moment. The mosaic was unveiled on 15 April and is named ‘Flags of Liberty’. It commemorates 70 years of liberation of the Netherlands and is a Dutch thank you to the Allied Forces.


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Prime Moves Spring Newsletter

Read all about how your company can benefit from expanding to the Netherlands in the success story interviews of Bredero Shaw and Ebury. The NFIA newsletter will also give you a brief overview of business opportunities for start ups, digital businesses and companies active in the offshore energy industry in the Netherlands.


The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

38 Hyde Park Gate
London SW7 5DP
United Kingdom

+44 (20) 7590 3200

22 April 2015 A floral mosaic, donated to the Lincolnshire Bomber Command Memorial (IBCC) by the Dutch Government, in commemoration of Operation Manna was unveiled in all its glory in a ceremony at Lincoln Cathedral on 21 April. The mosaic was created by internationally renowned designer Jan Guldemond. It was planted last September and consists of over 40,000 bulbs.

05 February 2015 As of 1 March 2015, the way in which Visa Applications can be submitted in the UK will change. From 1 March 2015, all visa applicants will be required to make an appointment to submit their applications at the VFS offices in either London, Manchester or Edinburgh. As of this date, it will no longer be possible to apply for a visa at the Dutch Embassy in London or at the consulates in Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Harwich, Hamilton Bermuda, Hull, Liverpool, Manchester, Southampton or Dover.


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