Consulate General of the Netherlands in Istanbul Turkey

Netherlands Consulate General in Istanbul

Istiklal Caddesi 197
34433 Beyoğlu

+90 212 393 21 21

September 15, 2014 As of September 25th, 2014 it is required that applicants for a Schengen visa will need to provide biometric data (fingerprints) when submitting an application. The biometric data of persons applying for a Schengen visa will be stored in a new Visa Information System (VIS). Until at least the end of the year biometric applications are only possible at five of the eight VFS Global offices: Ankara, Gaziantep, Istanbul (2 offices), Izmir and at the Consulate General in Istanbul or our Embassy in Ankara(after appointment). Not in: Antalya, Bursa and Edirne.