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last updated on 2019-08-22 by jeaniecz

Phone Number: The U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam is only available in to US Citizens in emergency: 0031 20 575 5309 or 0031 70 310 2209

For Non-Immigrant visa inquiries call the Official U.S. Department of State Visa Appointment Service:
0031 20 241 0364 or, if calling from the USA: 001 703 543 9346
E-Mail: For US Citizens: amsterdamusc@state.gov For Immigrant visa services: AmsterdamIV@state.gov
Address: There are two offices in the Netherlands:

U.S. Consulate General - DOES process visa
Museumplein 19
1071 DJ Amsterdam
Netherlands

U.S. Embassy - DOES NOT process any visa!
John Adams Park 1
2244 BZ Wassenaar
Phone: +31 70 310-2209
Fax: +31 70 310-2207
Working Hours: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Mondays through Fridays.
The Consulate is closed in the afternoons and on Embassy and Consulate Holidays

No walk-ins!
Best Contact Method: For US Citizens: amsterdamusc@state.gov

For Immigrant visa services: AmsterdamIV@state.gov

For NON-Immigrant visa services: Appointments are scheduled through https://ais.usvisa-info.com
Approx Waiting Time for Interview After Consulate Recieves NVC Package: about 5-6 weeks
Issues Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: P3 is snail mail

1 - Instructions on what to collect and carry out in order to make an interview appointment
2 - The document checklist (you must verify you have what is needed, and send back that form)
3 - The appointment request page (has to be sent back, too)

The checklist includes:
1- the appointment request page (you get this in packet 3)
2- the ds160 confirmation page with barcode
3- passport
4- birth certificate, original or certified copy
5- divorce/death certificate, if applicable
6- form I-134
7- police certificate (the VOG) from The Netherlands (you can get before receiving P3)
8 - police certificate for all countries lived in for more than 6 months, if applicable (except US)
9- 2 copies of court or prison records, if applicable
10- military records, if applicable
11- 6 US-style passport photos (make sure the dimensions are correct)
12- proof of relationship evidence (whatever you used for the original petition, plus proof of ongoing relationship - evidence from the time you sent the petition until the interview)

Instructions on how to schedule your medical exam appointment. Provided you have your case number, you can make that appointment before receiving P3.

https://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/Medical/AMS%20-%20Amsterdam.pdf
Issues Packet 4? Yes
Packet 4 Contents (if known): P4 is an email

- instructions on how to prepare for the interview
- link to make interview appointment
- vaccination requirements
- US-style passport photo instructions
- instructions for the medical exam (you can get this in advance of the P3 provided you have your case number)

https://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/Medical/AMS%20-%20Amsterdam.pdf

Forms to Consulate? 1) DS-160 confirmation page
2) copy of biography page of passport,
3) checklist confirmation
4) appointment request page
Other Forms (if any)? 1- the appointment request page (you get this in packet 3)
2- the ds160 confirmation page with barcode
3- passport
4- birth certificate, original or certified copy
5- divorce/death certificate, if applicable
6- form I-134
7- police certificate (the VOG) from The Netherlands (you can get before receiving P3)
8 - police certificate for all countries lived in for more than 6 months, if applicable (except US)
9- 2 copies of court or prison records, if applicable
10- military records, if applicable
11- 6 US-style passport photos (make sure the dimensions are correct)
12- proof of relationship evidence (whatever you used for the original petition, plus proof of ongoing relationship - evidence from the time you sent the petition until the interview)
Direct Consular Filing Offered? No
If DCF Allowed: For all or only US citizen lawfully resident in country? Residents_Only
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend interview? No
Visa fee payment "same day" or "in advance"? Advance
Did embassy schedule interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? No
If not what's the waiting period? 3-5 workdays. You will receive an email from the consulate with the tracking information once it is mailed. Once mailed, it is typically one day for arrival.
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? Adults 210 EUR, Child 95 EUR and 60 EUR for the chest x-ray. Vaccinations you might need range from 35 euros (DTAP/DKTP) to 50 euros a piece, on top of the cost for the exam itself.
The GP fee are to be paid on the spot, in cash and Euro only.
The x-ray clinic accepts creditcard but prefers cash.

Word of advice: visit your family physician and see if you can get the vaccinations that you need there. They'll be covered by your health insurance, if not completely then at least for the most part.

If you haven't had a update to your DKTP/DTAP shot in the last 10 years, get one prior. The one at the medical exam will cost you 35 euro.
List of doctors? Medical Exam:


Dr. M. Schulte
Nicolaas Maesstraat 43
1071 PN Amsterdam
Tel. : 020-671 0054

X-ray:
Stichting Medisch Centrum Jan van Goyen
Jan van Goyenkade 1
1075 HN Amsterdam
Tel. : 020-305 5812
How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 4
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 2
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? -
Vaccination requirements? http://www.visajourney.com/consulates/Amsterdam-vacc-Netherland.htm

Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate? Homeaway.com
Additional Info? Be certain to read the instructions on security. Absolutely no electronics are allowed, cell phones are allowed but bluetooth needs to be switched off. If you need, check with the surrounding museums for lockers. You can rent a small locker for a 1 euro coin Stedelijk Museum, or a large one for 2 euro without having to pay to enter the museum.


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