Visa

Netherlands visa requirements for Ethiopians

Basic Travel Requirements for Ethiopians visiting
Netherlands

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


  • An Ethiopian passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • Duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (35 mm x 45 mm) taken in grey background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country. 
  • Travel medical insurance of 30,000 euros to cover duration of entire stay.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.

Netherlands Visa for Ethiopians

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 days 90 days
Work visa 15 days 1 year
Student visa 15 days 3 months- 5 years

General Requirements for Netherlands Visa


  • An Ethiopian passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • Duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (35 mm x 45 mm) taken in grey background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country. 
  • Travel medical insurance of 30,000 euros to cover duration of entire stay.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.

Netherlands Visa Fees


Tourist visa

60.00 (EUR)

Work visa

60.00 (EUR)

Student visa

60.00 (EUR)

Netherlands Visa Application Centres & Embassies in
Ethiopia


Addis Ababa

The Embassy of the Netherlands in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — Old Airport Zone Kifle Ketema – Lideta Kebele 02/03 P.O. Box 1241 Addis Ababa

+251113170360