Demonstration Alert: U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, Wednesday August 7, 2019

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, The Netherlands (August 5, 2019) Location:  Announced gathering points and route include, but are not limited to, the Museumplein area in front of the U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Event:  A demonstration is expected on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, beginning at approximately 4:00 pm and lasting until …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, The Netherlands (July 10, 2019)

Location:  Announced gathering points and route includes, but is not limited to, the Museumplein area in front of the U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Event:  A demonstration is expected on Friday, July 12, 2019, beginning at approximately 7:00 pm and lasting until approximately 9:00 pm.  The group will assemble in front of the U.S. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Early Closure on July 1, 2019 at the U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Event:  On Monday July 1, the U.S. Consulate will close to the public at 1:00 pm.  The American Citizen Services Unit will be open from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, for U.S. Citizen emergency services only.  U.S. Citizens in need of emergency passports should visit the Consulate General between 8:00 am …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy The Hague, Netherlands (June 25, 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy The Hague, Netherlands (June 25, 2019) Location:  Announced gathering points and route includes, but is not limited to, the area in front of the U.S. Embassy, in The Hague, Netherlands. Event:  A demonstration is expected on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, beginning at approximately 3:00 pm and lasting until approximately 5:00 …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, Netherlands

Location:  Announced gathering points and route include, but are not limited to the Dam Square to de Munt, Vijzelgracht, Rijksmuseum, and the Museumplein area, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Event:  Demonstrations are expected by the “Women’s March the Netherlands” group on Saturday, March 9, 2019, beginning at approximately 12:00 and lasting until approximately 15:30.  The group will …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy The Hague, Netherlands

Location:  Announced gathering points and route includes, but is not limited to, The Hague city center and Malieveld area, in The Hague, Netherlands. Event:  Demonstrations are expected from the “Yellow Vests” group on Sunday, February 24, 2019, beginning at approximately 1:00 pm and lasting until approximately 8:00 pm.  The group will assemble in various areas …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, Netherlands

Location: Announced gathering points and route includes, but is not limited to, Museumplein, in the vicinity of the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Event: Demonstrations are expected on Friday, February 15, 2019, beginning at approximately 2:00 pm and lasting until approximately 2:30 pm. The group will assemble across from the U.S. Consulate General on …

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Demonstration Alert – The Hague, Saturday, January 12

U.S. Embassy The Hague, Netherlands (January 10, 2019) Location:  Announced gathering points and route includes, but is not limited to, the inner city of The Hague, the Binnenhof and the Plein (near the Dutch government buildings) in The Hague, Netherlands. Event:  Demonstrations are expected from the “Yellow Vests” group on Saturday, January 12, beginning at …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy The Hague, Netherlands

Location:  Announced gathering points and route includes, but is not limited to, the inner city of The Hague, the Binnenhof and the Plein (near the Dutch government buildings) in The Hague, Netherlands. Event:  Demonstrations are expected from the “Yellow Vests” group on Saturday, January 5, beginning at approximately 10:00 am and lasting until approximately 7:00 …

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Demonstration Alert – The Hague, Saturday, December 8

Location:  Announced gathering points and route includes, but is not limited to, the inner city of The Hague, the Binnenhof and the Plein (near the Dutch government buildings) in The Hague, Netherlands. Event:  Demonstration expected to take place on Saturday, December 8, 2018 beginning at approximately 10:00 am and lasting until approximately 11:00 pm.  A …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, November 15 and U.S. Embassy The Hague, November 16

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, Netherlands November 14, 2018 Location:  Demonstrations at the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam and the U.S. Embassy in The Hague, the Netherlands. Event:  Demonstrations are expected to take place on Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 5:00 pm until 6:00 pm at the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam and Friday, November 16, …

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Demonstration Alert: Amsterdam, Saturday, May 19

U. S. Consulate General, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (May 18, 2018) Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Dam Square Museumplein Event: A marching demonstration is expected to take place on Saturday, May 19, from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.  A Pro-Palestinian group will assemble at …

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Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (May 3, 2018)

Location: The Netherlands Event: The U.S. Government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children. Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings. In the past, they have used knives, guns, and vehicles as ramming devices. They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General, Amsterdam, the Netherlands April 20, 2018

Location: Announced gathering points include the following neighborhoods in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Museumplein Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on Friday, April 20, beginning at 3:00 p.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m.  The group “Freedom for Mumia” will assemble at the Museumplein in the vicinity of the U.S. Consulate General. Police will be present …

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2 Simple Steps for U.S. Citizens Overseas to Vote from Anywhere

Life can take you lots of places. And you can vote from all of them. Here’s how: First, register and request your ballot. Go to FVAP.gov to fill out the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) and send it to your election office as soon as possible to meet voter registration deadlines in October (or earlier …

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Press release: Official Opening Ceremony of the U.S. Embassy The Hague, the Netherlands

UNITED STATES EMBASSY THE HAGUE For Immediate Release March 26, 2018 _________________________________________________________________________________ Official Opening Ceremony of the U.S. Embassy The Hague, the Netherlands The U.S. Embassy to the Kingdom of the Netherlands is pleased to announce that today it was officially opened in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at John Adams Park 1 in Wassenaar. Today’s ceremony …

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Demonstration Alert – Amsterdam Sunday, March 18

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, (March 15, 2018) Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Dam Square Museumplein Event: Demonstration expected to take place on Sunday, March 18, beginning at 1:00 p.m. and ending at 4:00 p.m.  The group’s focus is on issues related to the March …

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Demonstration Alert – Amsterdam Wednesday, March 14

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, The Netherlands (March 13, 2018) Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Waterlooplein Museumplein Event:  Demonstration expected to take place on Wednesday, March 14, beginning at 12:00 p.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m.  Dutch Teaching Unions intend to conduct a march and demonstration focused …

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Demonstration Alert – Amsterdam Sunday, March 11

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (March 9, 2018) Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Museumplein Waterlooplein Event: Demonstration expected to take place on Sunday, March 11 beginning at 1:30p.m. and ending at 5:00p.m. The group Pegida (“Patriotic Europeans Against the …

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Amsterdam Power Outages

Police report that nearly 30,000 homes in Amsterdam are without power due to a construction accident.  The U.S. Consulate General is also without power and all consular services and events for this afternoon, March 9, are cancelled.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  Please note that traffic and tram lines have been affected. Please follow our …

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Security Alert from U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, the Netherlands

January 26, 2018 Location: Grote Wittenburgerstraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands Event: Police reported a shooting by an unidentified individual in the evening of Friday, January 26, leaving one person dead and two injured. Police are continuing their investigation but believe the incident to be criminal in nature. The shooter is reportedly still at large. Actions to Take: …

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Demonstration Alert – Amsterdam, Saturday January 27

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General, Amsterdam (January 26, 2018) Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Museumplein City Hall Event: A demonstration and march by Koerdische Gemeenschap Amsterdam (Kurdish Community Amsterdam) is expected to take place on Saturday, January 27 between 3 p.m. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: November 8-9 Terrorist Attack Simulation Exercise in Amsterdam November 7, 2017

Dutch authorities will conduct a large-scale terrorist attack simulation exercise in Amsterdam November 8 and 9 that will involve police, emergency services, and Ministry of Defense personnel. The exercise will take place at various locations in Amsterdam, including the restaurant Haddock (Amsterdam South), Zeeburg Island, Europaplein Metro Station (currently not in use), Amsterdam City Hall …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: October 30, 2017 Demonstration in Amsterdam

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam October 27, 2017 The U.S. Consulate General has been informed by the Amsterdam Police of a scheduled demonstration on the Museumplein near the U.S. Consulate General on Monday, October 30, 2017, between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.  The demonstration is related to the country of Turkey and is expected to be peaceful.  …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Near U.S. Embassy, The Hague, September 11, 2017

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam September 8, 2017 The U.S. Embassy has been informed by the Dutch National Police of a scheduled demonstration near the U.S. Embassy in The Hague related to Syria.  The demonstration will occur Monday, September 11, 2017, between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Vicinity of U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, September 9, 2017

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam September 8, 2017 U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam informs U.S. citizens to a demonstration march taking place in Amsterdam on September 9, 2017, focused on Turkey.  The march is expected to begin near Waterlooplein at 3 p.m. and finish on the Museumplein at 6 p.m. in the vicinity of the U.S. Consulate …

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Amsterdam Police Cordon Off Amstelstraat Area After Finding Hand Grenade

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens:  Amsterdam Police Cordon Off Amstelstraat Area After Finding Hand Grenade August 24, 2017 Amsterdam Police report discovering a hand grenade in the Amstelstraat area and are investigating.  The area has been cordoned off to the public.  U.S. citizens should avoid the area and follow the instructions …

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Concert by American Band in Rotterdam Cancelled Due to Terror Threat.

August 23, 2017 Dutch authorities report that the Allah-Las concert in Rotterdam at Maassilo Hall has been cancelled due to a terrorist threat.  Police have closed off the area, and heavy police presence is on the scene.  U.S. citizens should avoid the area. General security information U.S. citizens in the Netherlands are reminded, in general, …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  August 23 Event Near the Consulate General Building

August 22, 2017 U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, the Netherlands The U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam informs U.S. citizens of a privately-organized event being held for Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer August 23 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in front of the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam. We expect this gathering to be peaceful; however, all …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Amsterdam Pride, July 29 – August 6, 2017

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam July 27, 2017 U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam notifies all U.S. citizens Amsterdam Pride 2017 will take place July 29 through August 6, with hundreds of events, including the opening July 29 Pride Walk and August 5 Canal Parade.  The latter event attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.  For more …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in The Hague, June 20, 2017

U.S. CONSULATE GENERAL AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS June 19, 2017 The Dutch police informed the U.S. Embassy in The Hague of a demonstration march on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The demonstrators will march along the following route: Malieveld – Koningskade – Mauritskade – Parkstraat – Lange Voorhout- Toernooiveld – Korte …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Incident at Amsterdam Central Station

CONSULATE GENERAL AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Incident at Amsterdam Central Station The U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam informs U.S. citizens of an incident involving a vehicle that occurred at around 9 p.m. this evening, June 10, near Amsterdam’s Central Station and resulted in several injuries. The driver was apprehended at the …

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An incident has been reported at Amsterdam Central Station.

Dutch Police reported an incident this evening at Amsterdam Central Station.  They report that they have apprehended a suspect.  According to Police the incident does not appear to be intentional.  They are investigating further.  Please follow @politie_Adam for the latest updates. Reminder for U.S. Citizen needing after hours assistance: If you need to contact the Consulate …

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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Amsterdam – April 8-9, 2017

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam Security Message for U.S. Citizens Demonstration in Amsterdam, April 8-9 April 7, 2017 The U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam informs U.S. citizens of demonstrations scheduled to take place at the Museumplein (by the “IAmsterdam” sign) on Saturday, April 8, and Sunday, April 9, 2017, from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. The stated …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: February 16 Demonstration in The Hague

The Dutch police informed the U.S. Embassy in The Hague of a demonstration scheduled to take place on the Lange Voorhout side of the Embassy on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 1600-1730.  The demonstration is in opposition to the arrest in Germany of a member of the (Turkish) Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C). Even demonstrations intended …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: February 15 Demonstration in Amsterdam

February 14, 2017 Dutch police informed U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam of a demonstration scheduled to take place on the Museumplein Wednesday, February 15, 2017, from 1300-1400.  The demonstration is in opposition to the arrest in Germany of a member of the (Turkish) Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C).  The group is expected to demonstrate in front …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: February 15 Demonstration in The Hague

The Dutch police informed U.S. Embassy The Hague that a demonstration will take place on the Lange Voorhout side of the U.S. Embassy on Wednesday February 15, 2017 from 1500-1700.  The demonstration, sponsored by the Koerdische Vrouwenraad NL (Council of Kurdish Women in the Netherlands) will draw attention to the Kurds in the Middle East and …

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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in The Hague on Tuesday, February 14

UNITED STATES CONSULATE GENERAL Amsterdam, February 14 The Dutch police have informed the U.S. Embassy in The Hague of a demonstration scheduled to take place at Plein, Lange Houtstraat, Lange Voorhout, Heulstraat, Noordeinde, Postzegelboom on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 11:30-14:30. The demonstration is in opposition to the deportation of Faredzjualev Wagif. The Jojanneke Bertens …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: February 4 Demonstration in Amsterdam

CONSULATE GENERAL AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS February, 3, 2017 The Dutch police informed the U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam of a demonstration scheduled to take place on the Museumplein on Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 12:00 to 14:00.  The demonstration, sponsored by the Peace Alliance, is in opposition to the U.S. President’s Executive Order on Protecting the Nation …

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Urgent Notice –UPDATED– Under the Executive Order signed January 27, 2017

UPDATED:  Under the Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals signed on January 27, 2017, visa issuance to nationals of the countries of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen has been suspended effective immediately until further notification. We will announce any other changes affecting travelers to the United …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in The Hague on Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Dutch police have informed the U.S. Embassy in The Hague of a demonstration scheduled to take place at the Malieveld on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 from 16:00 to 17:30.  Approximately 800 people are expected to take part in the demonstration in opposition to the U.S. President’s Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Amsterdam on January 31, 2017

The Dutch police have informed U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam of a demonstration scheduled to take place outside the U.S. Consulate General (Museumplein) on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, from 13:00 to 14:30.  Approximately 50 people are expected to take part in the demonstration in opposition to the U.S. President’s Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in The Hague on Friday, January 27, 2017- Friday, May, 26, 2017

The Dutch Police have informed the U.S. Embassy that the Cameroonian diaspora is planning for demonstrations to occur every Friday beginning on January 27, 2017, until on or about May 26, 2017. They plan to march from Raad Van State to the U.S. Embassy and back from 13:00 – 15:00 hours each Friday. Even demonstrations …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in The Hague on January 21, 2017

United States Embassy, The Hague, the Netherlands.  Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in The Hague on January 21, 2017 Dutch Police have informed the U.S. Embassy in The Hague that a demonstration to protest U.S. politics is scheduled for Saturday, January 21, 2017. The demonstration is scheduled to begin at 13:00 and end at 15:00.  Participants …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Amsterdam on Friday, January 20, and Saturday, January, 21, 2017

Dutch authorities have informed the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam that demonstrations to protest U.S. politics are scheduled to occur near the U.S. Consulate General onFriday, January 20, and Saturday, January 21, 2017. On Friday, January 20, two groups will demonstrate:  one group of demonstrators will gather in front of the U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam …

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Demonstration: The Hague, Sunday January 8, 2017

Police stated the following demonstration will take place this Sunday, January 8, 2017, in The Hague: Date/time: January 8, 2017, 1330 – 1630 hours Location: Carnegieplein– marching via Carnegieplein, Burg Karnebeeklaan, Burg Patijnlaan, Laan Coppes van Cattenburch, Koninginnegracht, Dr. Kuyperstraat, Mauritskade, Alexanderstraat, Plein 1813, Javastraat, Scheveningseweg, Carnegieplein. Organization: Pegida Netherlands Participants: 300 Purpose: Protest against …

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Demonstration: The Hague, Friday 16 December 2016

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam. Friday 16 December   The U.S. Mission in the Netherlands has been informed that a marching demonstration is scheduled to take placeTODAY – Friday, December 16th from 12:00 to 16:00 in The Hague. The demonstration is focused on the Greek Embassy, where the demonstrators will march to and offer a petition.  …

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Demonstrations in Amsterdam: Saturday November 12, 2016

Police have informed Consulate Amsterdam of the following demonstrations  this Saturday, 12 November 2016. The first demonstration will be held in front of the I Amsterdam sign located in front of the Rijksmuseum.  The demonstration is for the “removal of the President of South Korea.”   This demonstration is scheduled to take place on Saturday the …

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Demonstration in The Hague: October 29, 2016

Police have informed Consulate Amsterdam of the following demonstration this Saturday, October 29th, in The Hague:Date/time:            Saturday, October 29, 2016, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. hoursLocation:              Malieveld– marching via Korte Voorhout, Lange Voorhout, Parkstraat, Alexanderstraat, to Plein 1813.Organization:       Syrian and Russian CommitteeParticipants:      …

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Demonstration in The Hague: October 18-24, 2016

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam October 18, 2016 Police have informed RSO that a continuous demonstration is scheduled to take place between: Tuesday, October 18 until Monday, October 24, from 09:00 to 18:00 (excluding the weekend). Approximately 40-50 demonstrators from the Syrian Committee will gather at the Plein to demonstrate against the bombings in Aleppo, Syria. …

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Demonstrations in The Hague on Sunday, October 9th, 2016

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam October 7, 2016 The U.S. Consulate General informs U.S. citizens that local law enforcement authorities report PEGIDA Netherlands (Dutch branch of the German movement PEGIDA, translated as “Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West”) plans to demonstrate on Sunday, October 9th, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. The police estimate one to …

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Demonstrations near U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, September 25

U.S. Consulate General Sunday, 25 September 2016 U.S. Consulate Amsterdam wishes to notify all U.S. citizens that Dutch authorities have announced that a demonstration is scheduled in the vicinity of the U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam on Sunday, 25 September 2016. The demonstration is for “more tolerance in society.”   Demonstrators will assemble at the Metro Train …

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Demonstration in The Hague: Sunday, September 11

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam September 9, 2016 Police have announced the following demonstrations will take place this Sunday, September 11, in The Hague Date/time: Sunday, 11 September 2016, 1:30 – 4:30 pm Location:  Koekamp – marching via Koekamp, Rijnstraat, Schedelhoekshaven, Spui, Kalvermarkt, Fluwelen Burgwal, Herengracht, Koekamp Organization:  Pegida Netherlands Participants:  300 Purpose Protest against “Islamization …

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Security Notice for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Wednesday June 29 in the Hague

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam Police just informed us that a demonstration against gas drilling near one of the “Dutch Wadden Sea Islands” – Schiermonnikoog will start around 12:00, Wednesday, June 29, 2016 The demonstrator’s buses will be parked alongside the Ministry of Finance. About 50 demonstrators will march via Korte Voorhout to Plein (government buildings) …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Demonstration in The Hague, 22 April

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam Police have informed the embassy that various groups (e.g. Moluccans, Satudarah) with ancestry in the Indonesian Archipelago are planning to demonstrate in The Hague; possibly at the Plein, Kurhaus Hotel, Palace Noordeinde and the Indonesian Embassy – NFI. These possible demonstrations are expected to coincide with the visit of the Indonesian …

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