How to get a Netherlands Schengen visa appointment in Mumbai?

Netherlands Schengen visa Appointment in Mumbai

The Netherlands is loaded with brilliant places to visit. Happening Amsterdam, picturesque Leiden, and Delft with its traditional canals could be counted as some of the best places to visit in the Netherlands.

Get appointment for Schengen Visa

More than 600000 people applied for a Schengen visa at the Dutch consulates around the world in 2017. Out of this, more than 22000 people applied for their Schengen visas at the Dutch consulate in Mumbai. With such high numbers in the picture, getting a Netherlands Schengen visa appointment in Mumbai can become a cumbersome process.

If you need help getting a Netherlands Schengen visa appointment in Mumbai, then you can fill in the Schengen visa appointment form and we will get in touch with you. It is important that you start collecting all the required documents for your visa application once you get your appointment.

How to get a Netherlands Schengen visa appointment in Mumbai – The basics

As VFS Global handles the visa appointment booking process for the Danish consulates in India, you will need to head over to their website.

Netherlands Mumbai VFS

The link takes you to the VFS Global page that looks like the image above.

Netherlands Mumbai VFS 1

Scroll down slightly and you will find the options to book your Netherlands Schengen visa appointment in Mumbai. Click on “Click here” given right under Schedule an appointment.

log in

To start a new registration, click on “New User?” on the login page.

new user registration

Fill in all your details in this page and click on “Submit“. You can then book an appointment with the consulate on the date of your choice.

If you need help with anything, just head over to the Netherlands consulate website for India.

I cannot find a Netherlands Schengen visa appointment in Mumbai

Don’t get disheartened if you can’t find a Netherlands Schengen visa appointment in Mumbai. There are other steps you can follow to get your visa appointment.

Try a consulate with a different jurisdiction

This is the very first thing you can do. Try other nearby consulates if consulate in Mumbai doesn’t have any available appointments. For eg., If there are no appointments in the Danish consulate in Mumbai, you can try the one in New Delhi.

Most consulates get booked out at the same time. So, this option might not work all the time.

Change the main destination

Popular Schengen states like the Netherlands, Spain, France, Italy, etc. get a heavy load of tourists every year. So, instead of trying your luck with Danish consulates, you can try looking for appointments in other Schengen countries that doesn’t invite millions of people every year.

Countries like Slovakia, Malta, Luxembourg, etc. almost always have appointments available. For the sake of getting your visa approved, you can just prepare a tentative travel plan. You can mention that you are spending only a few days in the Netherlands and that Slovakia is actually your main destination.

In case you want help getting temporary hotel and flight bookings, we can help you out there as well. If you need more help on what to do when you can’t find a Schengen visa appointment, then take a look at our article on what to do when there are no appointments.

Wait for someone to cancel their appointment

This might seem risky, and you are not at fault, because there are chances that you might never find an appointment. But there have also been cases when tourists have found appointments in the last minute to get their visas approved. So don’t completely disregard this option.

It will be an extremely tedious task to keep a keen watch and find such appointments. Which is why Travel Visa Bookings has an entire team dedicated to finding such appointments. If you want our help, just fill in the Schengen visa appointment form and our team will get in touch with you.

Do you want us to book you an appointment?

We currently provide appointment booking services in UK, US, and India. We are trying to expand these services every month. As a pioneer in addressing issues faced by travellers, we have been making appointments for quite some time now. In fact, we also have businessmen as our customers who need appointments immediately within the next 15 days.

Getting you an appointment will be subject to availability. So, if we can’t find you a Netherlands Schengen visa appointment in Mumbai, we will try looking for one in other nearby consulates as well.

Just fill in the Schengen visa appointment form and our team will reach out to you.

  1. Fill in the form. You need not make an initial payment. We will enquire in all nearby consulates to see if there are any available appointments.
  2. We will revert back in the next 8-10 hours with available appointments and also notify you of the prices charged.
  3. You can make the payment for the appointment of your choice and you will be given your appointment reference number.

Use this number to attend your appointment and get your visa approved.

If you need more help in understanding the visa application process for the Netherlands, take a look at “Netherlands Schengen visa in 7 days“.

FAQs on getting a Netherlands Schengen visa appointment 

If you have questions on the process of getting a Schengen visa appointment, then take a look below for answers on some of the most commonly asked questions.

We are five people travelling together. Can we use one appointment?

Whether you are five people or even 20 travelling together, each person will need to have their own Schengen visa appointment. Also, you are not allowed to accompany each other for the interview, unless in the following exceptional cases,

  • Minor – you can take your parent or guardian.
  • Aged (more than 80 years old) – adult child or spouse.
  • Disabled – take someone for your help.
Will a baby need her own appointment?

Babies are required to have their own passports to prevent child trafficking. So, it is important that they get their own visa, which means that they will need their own visa appointment.

What do I need to do for you to book my appointment?

You will need to fill out the Schengen visa appointment form and we will get in touch with you. Along with this, you will also need to give us your name, passport number, and its issue and expiry dates. As the amount of information required depends on the consulate, we will get back to you in case any additional information is required.

What is the price of getting an appointment from you?

We don’t decide the fee for the appointment. This is done by the consulate for booking you an appointment. We, however, charge a fee of Rs. 1000 on top of the quote of the consulate.

You can pay this through PayuMoney, Western Union, or directly through a bank transfer.

What if I don’t want my appointment?

If you decide that you don’t need an appointment, as long as our team hasn’t already booked an appointment for you, you will get a complete refund of your money. A part of the payment is made to the consulate. So, once the appointment is booked, we will not be able to give you a refund.

Will you book my appointment on priority if I pay more?

We work purely on the first-come-first-serve basis. You will need to wait your turn to get your appointment.

Can you help me get a travel insurance as well?

Yes, we definitely can. Take a look at our article on travel insurance if you need more information on the matter.

When do I have to pay for my appointment?

Our team makes almost 250 appointments in a day. So, whenever an appointment is found, it is placed on an auction as someone else might be looking for them as well.

You will have one hour to make the payment. If you fail to do so, then we will consider you to be uninterested and the appointment will be made available to someone else in need. So, we suggest that you keep a keen watch-out for a notification from our team.

VFS Global office in Mumbai

Address:

Netherlands Visa Application Centre
Urmi Axis Building, Second Floor, Behind Famous Studio, Opp. E Moses Road,
Mahalaxmi (West), Mumbai – 400 011

Tel: 022-67866007

Email: infowest.nlin@vfshelpline.com

Netherlands Consulate in Mumbai

Address:

Forbes building, 1st floor
Charanjit Rai Marg
Mumbai 400001

Tel: +91 22 22 19 42 00

Fax: +9122 22 19 42 30

Email: bom@minbuza.nl

 

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