The Netherlands Consulate General in Cape Town

The Embassy of Netherlands is located in Cape Town which is the city of South Africa.

The primary purpose of an Embassy is to provide assistance to the citizens who travel or want to live in the host country. You need to have several documents for this purpose, and an embassy provides you all of the consulate services. To visit the embassy, you must make your appointment and choose the date/time that is available on the schedule.

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COVID-19 Statistics - Netherlands
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the The Netherlands Consulate General in Cape Town could have adjusted its office hours or services. Please do confirm personally.

Netherlands Tourists Details
Netherlands is a beautiful place to visit. It is quite popular for tourism as it has a number of historical places, and many other spots for tourists. Every year, a number of tourists visit Netherlands.

Consular Services
Several consular services are provided by the embassy of Netherlands situated in South Africa. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, South Africa has a representation in Netherlands. The consulate services are granted to visitors from South Africa to Netherlands as well as to Afghan citizens in South Africa. These consulate services are listed below:

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarizing documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Absentee Tazkera
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Power of attorney
  • Birth Certificate
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Application forms
  • Authentication of documents

Visa types granted by Netherlands are;

  • Netherlands Tourism
  • Netherlands Business
  • Netherlands Visiting Family/Friends
  • Netherlands Airport Transit
  • Netherlands Return visaNetherlands
  • Netherlands Family Member of EU/EEA/Swiss National
  • Netherlands Members of Official Delegation
  • Netherlands Seafarers
  • Netherlands Study/Research or Other Types of Internship
  • Netherlands Cultural, Sports or Religious Events and Film Crews
  • Netherlands Medical treatment
  • Netherlands Orange Carpet Programme
  • Netherlands Long-Stay Visa (MVV)

You can book your appointments to visit the embassy by contacting them through phone call/ email or check schedules on their official website. It is mandatory to contact before visiting the embassy because the office hours may vary.

*Please help us to update with correct information for The Netherlands Consulate General in Cape Town, if you find this information is not correct.


Barbara Soellaart

Good day My question to you as follow: Is it possible to optain your ancestral citizenship through your Grandfather even though you never had a passport and you live in another country not in the Netherlands?

Royal Netherlands Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa

210 Queen Wilhelmina Avenue
New Muckleneuk 0181
Pretoria, South Africa

+ 27 - (0)12 - 425 4500