Short Stay

You wish to stay in the Netherlands for a maximum of 90 days. You generally need a visa for this. It depends on your nationality if you need a visa. A short stay visa allows you to travel to the Schengen countries and Switzerland.

Nice to know

  • You apply for a short stay visa to a Dutch representation abroad. You cannot apply for this to the IND.

  • Do you sponsor someone who wishes to come to the Netherlands for a short stay and you are married? Then both you and your spouse sign the proof of sponsorship.

  • You can sponsor multiple persons. You then fill in a separate form 'Proof of Sponsorship and/or private accommodation' for each person.