Netherlands visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Netherlands

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Dutch Visa.


  • A Nigerian passport and copies of your previous visas valid for at least 3 months beyond return date are required. Your passport must have at least two blank pages. 
  • A duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Two passport-size photographs (35mm x 45mm) taken on light gray background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation for the whole duration of stay in the Netherlands.
  • Copy of flight itinerary reservation with dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from the Netherlands.
  • Documentation showing the applicant’s ties to the home country. 
  • Travel Visa Insurance confirmation of minimum €30,000  coverage within the Netherlands and the entire Schengen area.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.

Netherlands Visa for Nigerians

Facts about Netherlands


The Netherlands is renowned for its landscapes of canals, extensive cycling routes, impressive windmills. tourists can find pleasure in exploring the waterways, museums. One notable spot not to be missed is the Keukenhof known as the Garden of Europe which has over 700 varieties of tulips, and the largest public garden in the world.  

The Netherlands translates to 'lower countries' as a reference to its low and flat topography. the country is the second-largest exporter of food in the world owing to its rich soil and mild climate. 

Tourism in The Netherlands has been steadily on the rise compared to other European countries with the number of foreign tourists growing at a rate of 5.5 percent yearly. 


Types of Netherlands Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 15 working days 90 days
Business visa 15 working days 90 days
Medical visa 15 working days 90 days
Student visa 15 working days Valid through the period of study
Official visa 15 working days 90 days

General Requirements for Netherlands Visa


  • A Nigerian passport and copies of your previous visas valid for at least 3 months beyond return date are required. Your passport must have at least two blank pages. 
  • A duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Two passport-size photographs (35mm x 45mm) taken on light gray background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation for the whole duration of stay in the Netherlands.
  • Copy of flight itinerary reservation with dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from the Netherlands.
  • Documentation showing the applicant’s ties to the home country. 
  • Travel Visa Insurance confirmation of minimum €30,000  coverage within the Netherlands and the entire Schengen area.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.

Netherlands Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

60.00 (EUR)

Business visa

60.00 (EUR)

Medical visa

60.00 (EUR)

Student visa

75.00 (EUR)

Official visa

60.00 (EUR)

Netherlands Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


Location

Address

Lagos

14a Walter Carrington Cres, Victoria Island, Lagos

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lag@minbuza.nl

+23414601400

Frequently Asked Questions


What is Netherlands famous for?

The Netherlands (or Holland) may be a small country, but it is packed with world-famous icons. The bulb fields, windmills, cheese markets, wooden shoes, canals of Amsterdam, masterpieces of Old Masters, Delft Blue earthenware, innovative water-management and millions of bicycles are all that the Netherlands is famous for.


What is a typical Dutch dinner?

Traditionally, Dutch cuisine is simple and straightforward, with many vegetables and little meat: breakfast and lunch are typically bread with toppings like cheese, while dinner is meat and potatoes, supplemented with seasonal vegetables.


What is a typical Dutch personality?

The Dutch are in fact proud of all this directness and their very unique tell-it-as-they-see-it mentality. They often consider the English or American forms of politeness a sign of weakness and reeking of insincerity and hypocrisy (two traits Dutch people absolutely despise).


Is Dutch tap water safe to drink?

Tap water is safe to drink. The Netherlands (and especially Amsterdam which has the best water in the country) has the safest en cleanest tap water in Europe.


What does a country visa cost to Netherland?
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1 year ago

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11 months ago

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10 months ago

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1 year ago

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