Visas for the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
The visa for the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom is a non-Schengen visa. The visa is valid for all parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Caribbean
For a short stay in one of the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom, you may require a Caribbean visa. A Caribbean visa is valid in Aruba, Curaçao, St Maarten, and the Caribbean Netherlands (Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba).
Countries whose nationals do not require a visa for the Caribbean part of the Kingdom: http://www.government.nl/issues/visa-for-the-netherlands-and-the-caribbean-parts-of-the-kingdom/documents-and-publications/leaflets/2012/10/04/countries-whose-citizens-do-not-require-a-non-schengen-visa-for-the-caribbean-parts-of-the-kingdom-of-the-netherlands.html
Requirements and Visa Application Form: http://www.government.nl/issues/visa-for-the-netherlands-and-the-caribbean-parts-of-the-kingdom/visas-for-the-caribbean-parts-of-the-kingdom-of-the-netherlands/applying-for-a-caribbean-visa
Conditions for a Caribbean visa
Your application must in any case include:
- a recent colour passport photograph, which meets international standards for size and composition;
- proof that you have booked your return journey;
- proof that you have booked a hotel or apartment (unless you have arranged other accommodation);
- a valid travel document (such as a passport), which must be valid for at least three months after your visa period ends;
- a copy of the holder's page of your passport;
- a guarantor's declaration if the purpose of your journey is a family visit or if you intend to stay at the invitation of a resident, organisation or other entity;
- documents showing that you have enough money to cover the cost of accommodation, a transit journey and/or the return journey;
- a copy of your residence permit if you are not a national of the country where you live;
- proof that you have healthcare and/or travel insurance (including healthcare insurance) with a coverage of at least USD 15,000.
Visa fees applicable with effect from 1 August 2016 for various visa types are listed in the table below:-
|Visa Category||Visa Fee in Euros||Visa Fee in PKR|
|Children (between 6 - 12 Years)||35||3900|
|Children up to 6 years||Gratis||Gratis|
- The applicable visa fee in Pakistan Rupees is as per the current exchange rate. The fees need to be paid in cash and are subject to change without prior notice.
- In addition to the Embassy Visa processing fee stated in Fee table above, Gerry’s service charges PKR 3504/- per application to be paid with the Visa fee at the Gerry’s cash counters.
- The SMS service is also available at Rs. 200/- per application. This is an optional service.
- Children below 6 years of age are exempted from visa fees for short-stay Schengen visa to The Netherlands.
- All fees should be paid in advance and are non-refundable.
It is advisable to submit applications well in advance before the intended journey.
The legal time frame to issue a Caribbean visa is 10 working days.