Since 14 November 2016 the Consular Section is working with an online appointment system. If you need to apply for travel documents, consular statements or other consular services please do not forget to make an appoint online as we are unable to assist you anymore without an appointment. It is possible to apply for more than one consular service with one appointment. You can find the link to the appointment system on the right.
On Monday 12 December 2016, a ‘Singapore-ASEAN Business Dialogue’ will be organized at Felix Meritis in Amsterdam. The conference will be focusing on Dutch entrepreneurs (Startups and SMEs) active in the areas of innovation & high-tech/cyber, fintech, big data & block chains, or life sciences & health. The event aims to connect Dutch innovative entrepreneurs to one of the world’s leading centers of economic infrastructure and growth opportunities: Southeast Asia and Singapore. For more information and registration, see the link on the right.
As of Monday, November 14th, 2016, the Consular Section in Bangkok will be working with an online appointment system. To apply for travel documents, consular statements, DigiD, legalization (of signature) and MVV's the applicant will need to set an appointment by clicking on the appointment link link (see right column). Without an appointment we can not assist you.
I was saddened to learn of the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand. During his 70-year reign he was a beacon of stability for the Thai people, also in times of unrest. Time and again, the King stressed the values of harmony and peaceful cooperation. My wife, my mother and I cherish warm memories of our meetings with him. Our thoughts are with Queen Sirikit and the other members of the royal family.
Foreign minister Bert Koenders, who is currently in Bangkok, has offered his condolences on behalf of the Netherlands to the Thai people following the death of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. ‘His Majesty was a highly respected, dearly loved monarch who reigned for 70 years. Throughout this time, the King was a symbol of unity among the Thai people and wielded a great deal of political influence behind the scenes,’ said Mr Koenders. The minister has been in Thailand’s capital Bangkok since Thursday for a meeting between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union.
The economic team of the Embassy puts in a lot of effort in improving our support to Dutch companies in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. We are proud of the results: this Embassy handles one of the highest numbers of trade requests in the region.
Please note: the Embassy, including the Consular Department, will be closed for business from Monday December 24th 2016 until Monday January 2nd 2017.
From 13-16 November the Thai government will organize a business matching event on rice and tapioca products in Bangkok. Dutch companies are invited to join this 3-day event, which will include matching opportunities and company visits to Thai producers and manufacturers.
This morning the families of the victims of the MH17 disaster were briefed by the Joint Investigation Team on the initial findings of the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17. These findings concern the weapon used to down flight MH17, the location from which it was fired and the Buk missile system’s route of transport.
In March and May 2017 the International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA) will organize two interesting courses in Wageningen, the Netherlands, for professionals working in the agricultural sector.