Visa requirements

For the non-members of the Schengen Area there is a mandatory visa requirement to enter the Schengen Zone (including The Netherlands) for some countries. The countries whose citizens are required to obtain a Schengen visa in order to enter one of its member countries are listed in the section below.

In general, the visa examination takes more than two weeks. For details, please contact the Dutch Embassy or Consulate in your country.

Via the following link you can find everything you need to do to get a Visa.

If a visa/invitation letter from the LOC is required, you can send an email to:

Information required includes:

  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Role (ie: Athlete; Coach; Medical; Media etc)
  • International Federation
  • Country of residence
  • Passport number, issue date and expiry date
  • Arrival and Departure details (date and times and where possible Flight numbers)

Once this information has been received, the Letter of Invitation for each team member will be sent to the National Federation who are responsible for passing the letter on to the team member to include as part of their visa application.