BRITISH DTC CITIZENS VISITING NETHERLANDS
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every British DTC citizen for short-stay period in Netherlands starting from 2021.
A valid passport is required to enter Netherlands. All tourists entering Dutch territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Dutch authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of UK - British DTC who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every British DTC citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.
Dutch custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Dutch territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:
If arriving from a non-EU country:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), loose tobacco (250g).
- Alcohol: 1L of spirits with more than 22% alcohol by volume (1L), light liquor (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
- Perfume: Perfume (50g) and of eau de toilette (0.25L)
If arriving from an EU Member State:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), tobacco (1Kg).
- Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (10L), alcoholic beverages under 22% volume (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering the Netherlands with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.
Children aged up to 15 (included) years of age will be exempted from requiring a passport if traveling with companions (parents or grandparents) or guardian if:
- Children have the same nationality as the companion
- Children’s names are included in the passport of the companion.
List of British Dtc diplomatic offices in Netherlands
List of Dutch diplomatic offices in UK - British DTC
Vice Consulate of Netherlands in Plymouth, England (UK)
Address: W.D. Tamlyn & Co Ltd, Atlantic Building, Queen Anne's Battery, Plymouth PL4 0LP
Phone: 077 - 6849 7150
Fax: 01752 - 221 979
Vice Consulate of Netherlands in Leeds, England (UK)
Address: Kings Court, 12 King Street, Leeds LS1 2HL
Phone: 0113 - 234 0795
Fax: 0113 - 245 9412
Vice Consulate of Netherlands in Harwich, England (UK)
Address: c/o K&B Produce Ltd, Parkeston House, Parkeston Quay, Harwich, Essex, CO12 4PJ
Phone: 01255 - 554 460
Fax: 01255 - 556 655
Vice Consulate of Netherlands in Dover, England (UK)
Address: c/o George Hammond Plc, Aycliffe Business Centre (1st Floor), Archcliffe Road, Kent CT17 9EL
Phone: 01304 - 201 201
Fax: 01304 - 240 374
Consulate of Netherlands in Southampton, England (UK)
Address: The Grove 25 St. John's Street, Hythe, Hampshire SO45 6BZ
Phone: 023 - 8084 1172 / 077 - 7087 3543 (only in emergencies)
Fax: 023 - 8084 1172
Consulate of Netherlands in Manchester, England (UK)
Address: Apex House, 266 Moseley Road, Levenshulme, Manchester M19 2LH
Phone: 0161 - 248 2390
Fax: 0161 - 248 2401
Consulate of Netherlands in Liverpool, England (UK)
Address: Room 105, Cotton Exchange Building, Old Hall Street, Liverpool L3 9LQ
Phone: 0151 227 5162, 0151 - 227 1162
Fax: 0151 - 236 3048, 0151 - 236 6221
Consulate of Netherlands in Hull, England (UK)
Address: Crowle House, 41 High Street, PO Box 12, Hull HU1 1RJ
Phone: 01482 - 224 911
Fax: 01482 - 224 914
Consulate of Netherlands in Hamilton, Bermuda
Address: 'Woodlands' 9 Middle Road Paget PG 01 Bermuda
Phone: 00 - 1 - 441 - 236 4578
Fax: 00 - 1 - 441 - 236 9892
Consulate of Netherlands in Guernsey, United Kingdom
Address: Norman Piette Ltd, Bulwer Avenue, St Sampsons, Postal Address: PO Box 88 GY1 3EE Guernsey
Phone: 01481 - 241 721
Fax: 01481 - 243 265
Consulate of Netherlands in Gibraltar, United KIngdom
Address: Suite 731-4, Europort, Gibraltar, P.O. Box 100, Gibraltar, UK
Phone: 00 - 34 - 956 77 92 20 / 00 - 350 - 792 20 or 00- 350 744 74
Fax: 00 - 350 - 41448
Consulate of Netherlands in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
Address: 7/9 North Saint David Street Edinburgh EH2 1AW
Phone: 0131 - 524 9436
Fax: 0131 - 524 9438
Consulate of Netherlands in Cardiff, Wales (UK)
Address: c/o Sam Smith Travel Ltd, 55 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AE
Phone: 0871 - 226 0180
Fax: 01446 - 773 695
Office Hours: (between 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-16:00)
Consulate of Netherlands in Birmingham, England (UK)
Address: 1429 Pershore Road, Stirchley Birmingham B30 2JL
Phone: 0121 - 433 3056
Fax: 0121 - 458 5360
Consulate of Netherlands in Belfast, N. Ireland (UK)
Address: All-Route Shipping (N.I.) Ltd., 14-16 West Bank Road, Belfast BT3 9JL
Phone: 028 - 9037 0223
Fax: 028 - 9037 1104
Consulate of Netherlands in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
Royal Netherlands Embassy in London, England (UK)
Address: 38 Hyde Park Gate, London SW7 5DP, England
Office Hours: Reception: Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00 Visa section: Monday-Friday 09.00-12.00 noon
- Routine Vaccines
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
Area: 41,526 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +31
Power SocketsC European 2-pin
F Schuko plug