Consulate General of the Netherlands in Istanbul, Turkey

Contacting an Embassy or Consulate

If you are in trouble abroad and can't sort things out for yourself, ask the local Dutch Embassy or Consulate for help. But be aware that consular assistance can cost money.

Honorary consuls

If the Netherlands has no permanent representation in a country, there may be an honorary consul. These are often business people who represent Dutch interests in a certain geographical area. Many honorary consuls are not Dutch nationals and do not speak Dutch.

There are about 300 honorary consuls representing the Netherlands abroad. You can find their contact details here.

No embassy or consulate?

If there is no Dutch Embassy or Consulate in the country where you are, you can contact the embassy or consulate of another EU country. Many countries list their embassies or consulates on their foreign ministry's website.