Embassy of the Netherlands in Canberra


The Dutch Embassy in Australia is a bilateral mission in Canberra and promotes Dutch interests in Australia. The embassy of the Netherlands also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Australia. The Dutch Embassy in Canberra is headed by Erica Schouten - Ambassador of the Netherlands to Australia.


Netherlands Embassy in Canberra, Australia - 120 Empire Circuit - Yarralumla - ACT 2600 - Australia


(+61) 2 6220 9400


(+61) 2 6273 3386






Erica Schouten - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Please check official website

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Australia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Dutch embassy in Canberra you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for the Netherlands

For all Dutch visa related matters contact the embassy in Canberra before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.netherlandsworldwide.nl/countries/australia) or contact the visa department by telephone (+61) 2 6220 9400 or email can@minbuza.nl

Consulates of the Netherlands in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra there could be additional Dutch consulates located in Australia.

Please check below for the locations of the Dutch consulates in Australia.

Dutch Consulates in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra, the Netherlands has consulates in the following cities: Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Dutch Embassy in Canberra offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Australia to Netherlands as wel as for Dutch citizens in Australia. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Dutch nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.