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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Israeli 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 Israel 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 Israeli citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.

Custom Regulations
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).

Currency Restriction
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 Israeli diplomatic offices in Netherlands

Embassy of Israel in The Hague, Netherlands

Address: Ambassade van Israel, Buitenhof 47, 2513 AH Den HaagCheck on map

Phone: 070-3760500

Fax: +31-(0)70-3760555



Office Hours: Monday-Friday from 10:00 till 12:00h.

List of Dutch diplomatic offices in Israel

Consulate of Netherlands in Haifa, Israel

Address: Ma'abarot Str. 6, 34461 HaifaCheck on map

Phone: +972 4 8111707

Fax: +972 4 8111779


Consulate of Netherlands in Jerusalem, Israel

Address: Sha'arei Ha'Ir, 216 Jaffa Street, 5th floor, Jerusalem 94383, Israel

Phone: +972 2 537 29 91

Fax: +972 2 537 70 41


Office Hours: monday-thursday 8:00-16:00friday 8:00-13:00

Details: The Netherlands Information Office deals with the implementation of the Dutch laws that are aimed at giving support to victims of World War II in Europe and the Pacific, particularly victims of persecution (WUV).

Consulate of Netherland in Eilat, Israel

Address: HaGiladim 1, Ganei Schachmon, 88000 Eilat, Israel

Phone: +972 8 6335466

Fax: +972 8 6337189


Royal Netherlands Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel

Address: Beit Oz 14, Abba Hillel St, Ramat Gan 52506Check on map

Phone: 03-7540777

Fax: 03-7540748



Office Hours: Monday through Thursday Friday Embassy 08.00-15.00 08.00-13.00 Consular affairs 09.00-12.30 09.00-12.30

Medical Information

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About Netherlands

Capital: Amsterdam
Languages: Dutch
Area: 41,526 KM2
Population: 16,645,000
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +31

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Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug

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