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 can be found here.
Visa fees applicable with effect from 1 June 2017 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||4300|
|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 3444/- 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.
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.
- *Please note: You are requested to submit all documents on A4 sized paper. Please also use a minimal amount of staples to keep the submitted pages together.
One photograph must be submitted with each application. As per the following instructions
To avoid disappointment it is advisable to submit applications well in advance before the intended journey. Particularly during the run-up to holidays and festive seasons the time to get an appointment increases considerably.
The processing time for a Caribbean visa application is a week on average. However, there may be delays in the processing time due to peak season or other unforeseen reasons.
If you wish to apply for a Netherlands Visa, you can download the Visa Application Form here.