Netherlands Consulate General in Istanbul Turkey
The Netherlands Consulate-General is housed in the historic ‘Palais de Hollande’. In 2012 the diplomatic relations between Turkey and the Netherlands existed for 400 years. The building of the Consulate General and the neighbourhood in which it is situated therefore have a rich history.
|Address||Istiklal Caddesi 197 34433 Beyoglu Istanbul Turkey|
(+90) 212 393 21 21
February 25, 2014 The Dutch government supports Dutch – Turkish economic relations by offering companies that do business in both countries the Orange Carpet Facility (OCF). This is a simplified visa application procedure for staff members of companies or other entities which have a significant / substantial business relation with the Netherlands, and a demonstrable need to visit The Netherlands regularly. The Orange Carpet Visa Facility Turkey has an updated procedure that will make visa application and issuance quicker. An overview of the benefits of the OCF: The applicant does not have to apply for a visa in person (apart from the requirement to provide biometric information once every five years). Exemption from providing a confirmed flight reservation, insurance, hotel reservation and proof of financial means when applying for a visa. The applicant will be granted a first visa with a validity of 1 year, and second and following visa with a validity up to five years (if the applicant has a good visa - and business track record). Your visa will usually be issued within three working days. For more information and application see link on the right.
February 14, 2014 Today at the annual Dutch-Turkish Wittenburg Conference minister Timmermans announced the renewed Orange Carpet Visa Facility (OCF). The updated procedure will make visa issuance for business travelers that are a member of the program even easier than the previous procedure. The OCF is a simplified visa application procedure for staff members of companies or other entities that have a significant and/or substantial business relation with the Netherlands, and a demonstrable need to visit The Netherlands regularly.