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Embassy of Canada to the Netherlands in The Hague

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Due to ongoing concerns related to the spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), preventative measures have been enacted throughout our global network of offices. In line with the Government of the Netherlands’ extended measures, the Embassy of Canada in The Hague will remain closed to visits from the public until June 1 2020, inclusive. Consular services remain available to Canadians. Canadians in need of assistance should contact:

Until June 1, the Consular section is only accepting urgent passport/citizenship applications for essential travel by post.

Beginning June 2, 2020, in addition to continuing to receive applications by mail, the Embassy’s Consular section will accept in-person appointments for the following services only:

  1. Urgent passport/citizenship applications for essential travel
  2. Urgent notarial services, for which IND/municipal (gemeente) documentation must be provided in advance.

Please see the Living/Travelling in the Netherlands, Passport and COVID-19 FAQ sections of the website for further information.

Should you have an urgent passport/citizenship request, or wish to discuss whether your request is urgent, contact us by email to discuss your situation:

Please check the embassy’s website and our Twitter account (@CanAmbNL) for further updates.


Contact and office information

General contact information

Street and mailing Address:
Sophialaan 7
2514 JP The Hague
The Netherlands
Tel.: 31 (0) 70 311-1600
Fax: 31 (0) 70 311-1620

Hours open to the public

Document pick-up and emergency consular assistance for Canadians.
Monday to Friday:

  • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
  • 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

PAY ONLINE before you apply for the following passport services:

  • Regular adult passports (5- and 10-year validity)
  • Child passports (5-year validity)
  • The administrative fee for replacing a valid lost or stolen passport ($45)

Services for Canadians

Consular and Passport Section

Monday to Friday:

  • 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Also includes limited notarial service for non-Canadians for documents to be used in Canada.

Online Appointment Service: Please be advised that only clients with an appointment will be accepted for routine services.

Make an appointment with the Embassy of Canada to the Netherlands in The Hague

Emergency consular services

Emergency consular assistance (for Canadians only) is available 24/7 by phone or email.

  • Embassy of Canada: +31 (0) 70-311-1600
  • Emergency Watch and Response Centre: (613) 996-8885 (call collect where available)
  • email:

List of emergency consular services available
Note: Emergency service is only intended for Canadian citizens in need of emergency consular assistance while abroad. We do not have information concerning immigration, permanent residence, electronic travel authority (eTA) or visas.

Trade commissioner service

Contact the Trade Section

Statutory Holidays - 2020

Our offices are closed on the following days:

Wednesday, January 1New Year's day* 
Friday, April 10Good Friday
Monday, April 13Easter Monday
Monday, April 27King's Day (NL)
Monday, June 1Whit Monday (NL)
Wednesday, July 1Canada Day (CAN)
Monday, August 3Civic Holiday (CAN)
Monday, September 7Labour Day (CAN)
Monday, October 12Thanksgiving (CAN)
Friday, December 25Christmas Day 
Monday, December 28Boxing day (in lieu of December 26)

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