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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Mexican 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 Mexico 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 Mexican 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 Mexican diplomatic offices in Netherlands

Embassy of Mexico in The Hague, Netherlands

Address: Nassauplein 28, 2585ECCheck on map

Phone: (31-70)3602900

Fax: (31-70)3560543



Office Hours: 9 am - 6 pm

List of Dutch diplomatic offices in Mexico

Consulate of Netherlands in Veracruz, United Mexican States

Address: Morelos 121-Col.Centro, 91700 Veracruz,VerCheck on map

Phone: 00-52-229-9230504/ 9230500/ 9226312

Fax: 00-52-229-9230506


Office Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-13:30 and 16:00-18:30

Consulate of Netherlands in Tampico, United Mexican States

Address: Agencia Consignataria Ultramar, S.A. de C.V., Celle Violeta no. 112 Fraccionamlento, Villa de Las Flores, 89600 Atamira, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Phone: 00-52-833-2646900/03

Fax: 00-52-833-2646900/03 ext. 108


Office Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-19:00

Consulate of Netherlands in Monterrey, United Mexican States

Address: Emilio Carranza Poniente 1459, Palo Blanco, 66236 Garza Garcia, N.L, Mexico

Phone: 00-52-81-83364884/ 83366345/ 83384481

Fax: 00-52-81-83383420


Consulate of Netherlands in Merida, United Mexican States

Address: Calle 64 Nr. 418 entre 47 y 29Check on map

Phone: +52-999-9243122 +52-999-9244147 +52-999-9240362 +52-999-9244147

Fax: 00-52-999924-4147


Office Hours: Monday-Friday 08:00-17:00

Consulate of Netherlands in Mazatlan, Mexico

Address: Avenida Camaron-Sabalo 6300, 82110 Mazatlan, Sin., MexicoCheck on map

Phone: 00-52-669-9880047/ 9880326/ 9135155

Fax: 00-52-699-9135177


Office Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-13:00 and 15:30-18:30

Consulate of Netherlands in Guadalajara, United Mexican States

Address: Av. Vallarta 5500 - 2. Piso, Lomas Universidad, 45020 Guadalajara, Jal

Phone: 00-52-33-36732211

Fax: 00-52-33-3629-4293


Office Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-14:00 and 16:30-19:00

Consulate of Netherlands in Cancun, Mexico

Address: p/a Martinair, Area de Oficinas de Aerolineas, Planta Alta Terminal 2, Aeropuerto de Cancun, 77565 Cancun, Q. Roo

Phone: 00 52 998 886 00 70 / 998 886 01 34

Fax: 00 52 998 886 01 28


Office Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-14:00 Saturday 09:00-12:00

Embassy of Netherland in Mexico

Address: Avenida Vasco de Quiroga 3000, Edificio Calakmul, piso 7, Colonia Santa Fe, 01210 Mexico D.F.Check on map

Phone: (+52) 5552589921

Fax: (+52) 5552588138



Office Hours: The opening hours for the public are: Monday-Thursday: 08.30-13.00 and 14.00-17.00 Friday: 08.30-13.30

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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 C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug

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