Embassy of the Netherlands in Colombo


The Dutch Embassy in Sri Lanka is a bilateral mission in Colombo and promotes Dutch interests in Sri Lanka. The embassy of the Netherlands also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Sri Lanka. The Dutch Embassy in Colombo is headed by Drs. Mrs. S.Th. Blankhart - Ambassador of the Netherlands to Sri Lanka.


Netherlands Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka 25 Torrington Avenue Colombo-7 Sri Lanka


(+94) 11-2596914


(+94) 11-2502855






Drs. Mrs. S.Th. Blankhart - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday 08:30-16:00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Sri Lanka require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Dutch embassy in Colombo 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 Colombo before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.netherlandsandyou.nl/your-country-and-the-netherlands/sri-lanka) or contact the visa department by telephone (+94) 11-2596914 or email nethemb@sri.lanka.net

Consulates of the Netherlands in Sri Lanka

Next to the embassy in Colombo there could be additional Dutch consulates located in Sri Lanka.

Please check below for the locations of the Dutch consulates in Sri Lanka.

Dutch Consulates in Sri Lanka

Next to the embassy in Colombo, the Netherlands has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Netherlands does not have any consulates located in Sri Lanka ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Dutch Embassy in Colombo offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Sri Lanka to Netherlands as wel as for Dutch citizens in Sri Lanka. 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.