Netherlands Visa

Business | Work

Indian Nationals willing to travel to Netherlands under business or work category can apply for Netherlands business visa or work visa. On this visa one can undergo business activities and take part in conferences, fairs, events, business exhibitions or employment. Netherlands has a strong economic momentum which quirks for its ready acceptance to foreign investments and trade. This feature is drawing various foreign organizations to further explore their business toes with the Dutch Nationals.

Individuals planning to visit Netherlands for the business exercises, can reach Sanctum consulting for the Netherlands visa processing assistance. We at Sanctum will help you with the Netherlands business and work visa from India where we will be assisting you with the documents to be arranged according to the checklist, helping you with the process, application form filling and Invitation letter Sample.

Netherlands Visa

Netherlands Visa Business | Work Requirements From India

  • Original Passport [Current and Previous if applicable].
  • Copy of All Bio-Data pages of Passport.
  • The Photograph must be 35 mm wide and 45 mm high. Face zoom of 70-80% is required, in white background.
  • Travel medical insurance copy of the policy is required for applying for the visa. The coverage should be not less than 30,000 Euros.
  • Employment/Business related documents.
  • Financial Documents.

Documents For Dutch Visa from Inviter

  • Invitation from the inviting company or organisation.The letter should contain the following points.
    • Applicant’s identity.
    • Purpose of the journey (meetings, conferences, training or business related events).
    • Period and place of the applicant’s stay

Sponsor’s document requirement for Netherlands Visa

  • Cover letter from the applicant’s organization. The letter should contain the following points.
    • Applicant’s identity.
    • Purpose of the journey (meetings, conferences, training or business related events).
    • Period and place of the applicant’s stay

To know more about the Dutch business visa, contact our consultants.

  • Copy of MVV / Work Permit-approval copy has to be obtained Netherlands immigration

For more details on Netherlands Work Visa , contact Sanctum Consultants.

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Netherlands Business Visa

  • Valid for a duration of up to 90 days in a 180 day period. However, applicant can ask for a multiple entry business visa, if you require to travel to multiple Schengen countries. The minimum validity of visa is decided by the Embassy. 

Netherlands Work Visa

  • Netherlands work visa validity is based on the contract duration.
  • You can track the Netherlands business visa and work visa status, with the help of reference number. To clarify, the applicant gets a reference number once he/she submits the application. Consequently, the applicant gets the updates over the emails and phone sms.

Netherlands Business Visa Processing Time

  • The Netherlands Embassy generally takes the decision within a time period of 15 calendar days. The processing time starts post the biometrics date. Also, individuals can apply for the visa within 3 months from the travel date. 

Netherlands Work Visa Processing Time

  • For Netherlands work visa processing time please contact our consultant.

Sanctum Consulting Netherlands Visa Process and Visa Services

Visa Services

  • Our Consultants would keep the completed application form and documentation set ready for the Netherlands visa.
  • We book Netherlands visa appointment at Visa centers.
  • Our consultants will provide all information on the documents to submit as per Netherlands visa requirement.
  • Sanctum consultants will provide all the required letter formats for the visa .
  • Writing customized covering letters explaining why you wish to visit Netherlands and give further details on your trip.
  • Assistance on flight itinerary or a round trip flight reservation.
  • We’ll provide you with refundable/free cancellation/book now pay later hotel itinerary links for Schengen visa application.
  • Assist in visa fee payments (Online).

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  • We aim to provide you with the best services to ensure that you qualify and apply in a manner that results in visa approval.
  • Creating a concise agenda is the first step toward having the visa approved and we will assist you prepare the agenda.
  • We understand that every case is different; so we treat each case individually.
  • Same day issuance of travel insurance on actual policy cost.
  • Save Time & Effort at minimal cost.
  • Visa Updates & Tracking!
  • You’re documents are safe, secure, confidential and our process is transparent!
  • Same day delivery or shorter processing time with our consultants.
  • Collect all essential documents and submit at VAC*.

How much is the wait time to get a Netherlands business visa?

  • The process time for Netherlands business visa is 15 business days. In fact, this is the same with all Schengen short stay visas. However, at times, the embassy might take longer in case of heavy rush of applications at the embassy. But in general the visa decision comes with 10-15 working days.

Can I lodge my Netherlands visa, immediately after a previous Netherlands visa denial?

  • Yes, you can always reapply for the visa, if you have faced refusal for the first time. But make sure you apply with proper guidance in writing the covering letter and submitting the documents. Sanctum consultants can assist you on the same.

Is flight and hotel booking required for Netherlands visa application?

  • Yes, you are required to submit a flight itinerary and your accommodation proof. However, you need not go with actuals before your visa approval. In this case, Sanctum agents would guide you with how to proceed with the flight and hotel booking for the visa purpose.

Why should I take a travel medical insurance for applying Netherlands visa?

  • It is a mandatory document, one needs to submit for any Schengen visa application. The Netherlands embassy asks for medical travel insurance with minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros. You need to take the insurance before you apply for the visa.

Which way I should follow to get a Netherlands business visa?

  • You need to follow below steps for applying Netherlands business visa.
  • Arrange all the documents as per the official website list.
  • Schedule an appointment with the Netherlands visa application center.
  • Pay the visa fee and submit your documents.
  • For further information, please contact Sanctum Consulting.

Can I know the requirements for Netherlands business visa?

  • Primary documents such as Invitation letter, Passport with 6 months’ validity, finance documents, flight and hotel bookings are required to start the process. Then you need to book an appointment with the VAC for submitting the documents.

What is the process to renew/extend my visa?

  • On a general note, the renewal/extension of a short stay Schengen visa is not possible. Anyhow, the applicant can request the Immigration authority in Netherlands, after arriving, for the same. Emergency cases can be considered.

Does the consulate issue all Netherlands business visas for 90 days?

  • It is not necessary that the consulate grants a 90-day visa for all applicants. It is dependent on the purpose of the visa applied, travel dates mentioned in invitation.

Netherlands Photo requirements?

  • Dimensions:  35 mm X 45 mm
  • Color: Coloured with 75-80% face coverage.
  • Should been captured in the last 2 months.
  • Background: Solid, plain white with a matte/gloss finish.
  • Neutral facial expression.
  • Glasses: Prescription glasses are permitted
  • Headgears are allowed only for religious reasons.
  • Facial hair is permitted.

What is the Netherlands business visa cover letter?

  • The covering letter is where the applicants needs to explain the purpose of his/her travel. The letter also should include the applicant’s details, sponsor details and travel details.

Do I need to complete the form at the consulate or can I do it before I reach the consulate?

  • You can fill the form by yourself or with the help of any consultancy to avoid any mistakes. Reach Sanctum for an error free application forms.

For what countries, I can use my Netherlands visa?

  • Any individual holding a valid Netherlands visa can travel to all the other 25 countries which comes under the Schengen area. You need to make sure that you arrive in Netherlands and your maximum stay is in Netherlands if you are applying for Netherlands visa.

For how many days/months can I stay in the Schengen area with my Netherlands business visa?

  • One can stay up to 90 days maximum with a Netherlands short stay visa. However, the stay depends on the duration of the visa issued.

How long before the start of the intended visit should I lodge my case for a Netherlands business visa?

  • The general processing time is 15 working days, but then at times there are chances of delay in the process. Hence, it is always good to start the process as early as possible. However, you have a time of 3 months before your travel to lodge your case.

Authority which issues the Netherlands visa?

  • In India, The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in New Delhi issues the Netherlands visa.
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