China Embassy in Netherlands

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. Chen Xu
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: As from July 5, 2012, the processing time will be 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 Jul. 01, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Netherlands
Asked by Jesselyn from NETHERLANDS | Sep. 12, 2019 15:13Reply
Renewal chinese passport
Hi, my father-in-law’s passport is due in November. Where can i apply for a renewal at the website? Is there an english version of the application form?
Asked by Raissa from AUSTRIA | Jul. 01, 2019 02:13Reply
Applying for tourist visa abroad

I am a Dutch citizen living in Innsbruck, Austria. I am going on holiday to China in August and I need to apply for the tourist visa. Can I do this from Austria? Or can I do this online-only?
Answers (1)
Answered by Jenny from USA | Jul. 01, 2019 19:19

Dear, you can apply in Austria, but you can't do this online. You should prepare the required documents and submit the application to CVASC in Austria.
Asked by Kim from NETHERLANDS | Jun. 29, 2019 06:02Reply
Where can I make an appointment, if I want to apply for a renewed Chinese passport?
Answers (1)
Answered by Elena from USA | Jul. 01, 2019 00:55

Kim, you may need to make an appointment on the official website of Chinese Embassy in Netherlands.
Asked by Nicole from NETHERLANDS | Jun. 27, 2019 03:43Reply
Hi, I have medication that is on the Dutch Opiumlist II. Do I need a medical declaration for that from my doctor? And do I also need legalisation or additional requirements in order to be able to carry it along?

Thank you!
Answers (3)
Answered by Brenda from USA | Jun. 27, 2019 19:45

Nicole, you can contact with Chinese Embassy in Netherlands for detailed information. The telephone number is 0031(0)70-3065091.
Answered by Nicole from NETHERLANDS | Jun. 28, 2019 00:10

Hi, They referred me to customs in China...Do you have any contactinfo perhaps of that?
Answered by Jenny from USA | Jun. 30, 2019 19:12

Dear, you can call Chinese Customs at 010-65194114.
Asked by Salli Gaddini from USA | May. 26, 2019 07:01Reply
We are American citizens. Can we i tain a Chinese tourist visa while we are in Holland?
We will be attending a scientific conference in Dalian in September and need a tourist visa. We will be staying in Holland for 3 months this summer and leaving fir the conference from there. Di not have sufficient time to get visa in the US before we leave for Holland.
Answers (1)
Answered by Kate from USA | May. 27, 2019 02:52

Hi, you can apply in Holland.
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