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Visa application for business partners

This information is provided by: Netherlands Enterprise Agency

If you are established in the Netherlands and receive a visit from a foreign business partner who intends to stay for less than 3 months, they may have to apply for a short-stay visaExternal link (Schengen visa), depending on their nationality. They can apply for this visaExternal link at the Dutch embassy or consulate in their country.

Invitation letter

In some cases your foreign business partner may need an invitation letter from you in order to obtain a visa. This depends on the local circumstances in their country. You must send this letter to the Dutch embassy or consulate in your business partner’s country. The websites of the Dutch embassiesExternal link often provide information on the contents of the letter.

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency

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