China Embassy in Netherlands

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. Xu Hong
Address: Willem Lodewijklaan 10 2517 JT, The Hague
Tel: +31-70-3065063
Fax: +31-70-3551651
Office Hours:
09:00-12:00, Monday-Friday,
14:00-16:00, Thursday (except holidays)

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Netherlands

Address: Willem Lodewijklaan 10, 2517 JT The Hague
Tel: +31-70-3065091 (available between 09:00-12:00, 14:30-17:00 on working days)
Fax: +31-70-3065085 
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)

Important Notice about the Chinese Visa Application Service Center (CVASC)

To provide a better service for the applicants, the Embassy in the Netherlands, following the success of the application centers of other countries, decides to introduce the CVASC.  It is responsible for receiving applications of ordinary passport holders for visiting mainland, collecting fees on behalf of the Embassy and returning passports to applicants. To ensure CVASC's operation, a service fee will be charged in accordance with the published rate.

The following applicants are still requested to apply directly to the Embassy:
1. Holders of diplomatic, service (official) passport, or applicants qualified for the diplomatic, courtesy, service visa as well as important delegations;
2. Dutch ordinary passport holders, who apply for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) visa for a stay over 90 days in HKSAR;
3. Notarization and authentication applicants;
4. Chinese citizens applying for a new or renewed passport, travel document or HKSAR entry permit. 

 The related information of CVASC in the Hague:
Address: 6th floor, Rijswijksweg 60 2516EH, Den Haag 
Tel: +31-(0)70-2629150
Fax: +31-(0)70-3886595 
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, except holidays
For submission of applications: 09:00-15:00 (Rush applications should be submitted before 12:00 noon)
For collection and payment: 09:00-16:00

Method and Time for Submission of Applications

1. Method: An applicant may submit his or her application to the Center in person or entrusts someone else or a travel agency to submit on his or her behalf. You are suggested to book in advance via the center's website for submission. If you apply by post, please check Section 'Instructions for application by post' from the center's website. You may be required to go to the Embassy for an interview if the Embassy deems it necessary.

2. Processing time: Regular processing time needs four working days. The center offers express service and urgent service. For express service, it will be ready for collection on the third working-day. For urgent service, it will be ready for collection on the second working-day (application should be submitted before 12:00 noon). Post service normally takes 10 working days. 

Note: The processing time is 4 working days for the passport holders of the following countries: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Czech, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, France.

Fees (in EUR)

Citizens of Schengen Countries
Types Regular Express Rush Postal
Single / Double / Multiple Entries 126.55 175.75 197.85 162.85

US citizens
Types Regular Express Rush Postal
Single / Double / Multiple Entries 181.55 228.75 250.85 217.85

Types Regular Express Rush Postal
Single / Double / Multiple Entries 139.55 186.75 208.85 175.85

Citizens of Other Countries
Types Regular Express Rush Postal
3-month Single Entry 99.55 146.75 168.85 135.85
6-month Double Entry 116.55 163.75 185.85 152.85
6-month Multi-Entry 132.55 179.55 201.85 168.85
12-month Multi-Entry 166.55 213.75 235.85 202.85

1. The regular service takes 4 working days; express service takes 3 working days; rush service takes 2 working days; postal service takes 10 working days.
2. This CVASC accepts cash and debit card. If you use the postal service, you should make the payment through remittance.

The Map of the Embassy

1. Take Tramway No.10 at The Hague Central Station (CS), then get off at Adriaan Goekooplaan, then walk about 3 minutes to reach the embassy. 

2. Take Tramway No. 1 at the city center of The Hague or The Hague Holland Spoor Station, then get off at Adriaan Goekooplaan, and then walk about 3 minutes to reach the embassy.
 Please contact Embassy of Netherlands in PRC if Dutches are in distress there. 
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- Last modified on Jan. 18, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Netherlands
Asked by Melissa from THENETHERLANDS | Apr. 04, 2021 20:47Reply
I am a Duch citizen and live in Amsterdam . Can i aply for a 12 month multy entry visa? If i get a vacine for covid_19 am i allowed to enter China without quarantine?

With heart warming greetings
Answers (1)
Answered by Keith | Apr. 12, 2021 02:45

Hi, Melissa, it depends on what type of visa you want. At present, China does not issue tourist visas.
Asked by Bernadette Carmody from AUSTRALIA | Mar. 23, 2021 23:23Reply
Authorization Letter to be Certified by the Chinese Embassy
I have a notarized authorization letter that needs to be certified by the Chinese Embassy. Can I make an appointment?
Answers (1)
Answered by Adam | Apr. 05, 2021 23:50

Yes, you can.
Asked by Delilah from THE NETHERLANDS | Mar. 23, 2021 04:01Reply
Valid visa in an expired passport
1. I have a category M Chinese visa that is valid until 2025. The visa is in my expired passport. I now have a new passport, is the visa in the expired passport still valid if I carry it during my travel. I'm a Dutch resident with an American passport.
2. On what conditions will foreigners be able to travel to China?
Answers (1)
Answered by Mandy | Apr. 05, 2021 23:26

Dear, if you got this visa before November 2020, this is vise is not valid for entering China at present. You should apply for a new visa if you want to enter China during the epidemice period.
Asked by Veenas from CHINA | Feb. 21, 2021 17:22Reply
New Visa Application to China
Can my daughter in AMS apply a visa to visit me in Shanghai? I just gave birth to a baby and I need her help.
Answers (1)
Answered by Ruth | Mar. 03, 2021 18:38

Dear, currently S visa is not issued.
Asked by Katerina from UKRAINE | Jan. 10, 2021 14:35Reply
Can I renew or apply for a new Chinese family visa as a third country
Can I renew my family visa or apply for a new one at the Chinese embassy in Netherlands if I’m Ukrainian and my husband is Dutch ? I’m currently in Netherlands for family reasons
Answers (1)
Answered by Sherry | Jan. 18, 2021 01:51

I'm afraid not, currently China does not issue family reunion visas in most cases.
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