News & Events

Update on visa processing for students, journalists, and business travelers.

The COVID-19 pandemic and the need to prioritize the health of our staff and visitors has drastically impacted all consular processing at U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam. We recognize that applicants in nonimmigrant visa categories, especially students, journalists, and business travelers, are having difficulty scheduling timely appointments for visa interviews, and in some cases no appointments ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens Regarding Passports

Message to U.S. Citizens Regarding Passports:  U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam (May 26, 2021) Location:  The Netherlands Event:  U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Elimination of U.S. Dollar Cash Payments for Consular Services

Effective June 1, 2021, the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam will no longer accept U.S. dollar cash payments for consular fees.  This includes payments for services provided by both the American Citizens Services and Visa Units. Consular fees can be paid with any credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, or Diner’s Club).  U.S. debit ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Webinar for U.S. Citizens – Benefits and Beyond in the Benelux

The U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, together with the U.S. Embassies in Belgium and Luxembourg, and the Social Security Administration’s Federal Benefits Unit, invite U.S. citizens to a webinar on Social Security Services and other Federal Benefits.  The event is an opportunity for U.S. citizens to not only learn more about the services available to U.S. ...
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