News & Events

No more extra pages, just bigger passports

Effective January 1, 2016, the Department will eliminate the supplemental 24-page Visa Page Inserts (VPIs) for passports. Requests for VPIs will only be accepted until December 31, 2015. Currently, 52-page passport books are being issued to all applicants applying for passports overseas.  This policy aims to lessen the burden on frequent travelers who need more ...
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Pride Week Reception

Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the U.S. Mission to the Netherlands Adam Sterling attended a reception hosted by the Mayor of Amsterdam in honor of activists from such countries as Turkey and Ireland to show pride and support LGBTI rights. Both Mayor van der Laan and Human Rights Watch director Boris Dittrich commemorated the liberal tradition ...
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Ivy Circle Student Send-Off

The Ivy Circle of the Netherlands organized a proper send-off for a group of students traveling to the United States of America to study next semester.  Acting Consul General John Wilcock was on hand to give remarks. The event was held in the middle of the sunny Vondelpark in Amsterdam. Acting Consul General John Wilcock ...
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Super Saturday June 20

—Due to persistant technical issues super saturday June 20 is canceled– –People who registered will be contacted– Are you eager to start your adventure in the United States, but don’t have time  for a weekday visa appointment?  No problem.  Let the U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam help you discover America.  We have opened up visa appointments ...
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Memorial Day 2015

Remarks of U.S. Ambassador Timothy M. Broas Memorial Day Ceremony American Cemetery at Margraten May 24, 2015 | 15:00 Hours  As delivered Major General Van der Louw, on behalf of the King; Prime Minister Rutte; Excellencies; Minister of Defense Hennis; General Breedlove; Air Marshall Stacey; Lieutenant General Leijtens; Governor Bovens; Mayors; Distinguished Guests; Ladies and ...
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