Visa

This issue contains 3 sections.

If you are planning a short stay in the Netherlands or the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, you may need a visa. Whether you need a visa depends on your nationality.

The Netherlands is one of the 26 European countries forming the Schengen Area which have no border controls between them. These countries issue a common visa, the Schengen visa.

The visa for the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom is a non-Schengen visa. The visa is valid for all parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Caribbean.