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Message for U.S. Citizens: Launch of Pay.gov DS-82 Passport Renewal Online Fee Payment Pilot

The Department of State is pleased to announce that U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam has been selected as a pilot location for payment of DS-82 passport renewal fees online.  Beginning July 19, 2021, adult passport applicants wishing to pay for their DS-82 renewal application online may visit https://nl.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/mailin-wizard-q1/  to determine eligibility to use this option.  If eligible, ...
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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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