Embassy of the Netherlands in Abu Dhabi


The Dutch Embassy in United Arab Emirates is a bilateral mission in Abu Dhabi and promotes Dutch interests in United Arab Emirates. The embassy of the Netherlands also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of United Arab Emirates. The Dutch Embassy in Abu Dhabi is headed by Gerard Michels - Ambassador of the Netherlands to United Arab Emirates.


Netherlands Embassy in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates - 6th floor, Al Masaood Tower - Sheikh Hamdan Street - Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates


(+971) 2-695 8000


(+971) 2-631 3158






Gerard Michels - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Please check official website

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in United Arab Emirates require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Dutch embassy in Abu Dhabi 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 Abu Dhabi before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.netherlandsworldwide.nl/countries/united-arab-emirates) or contact the visa department by telephone (+971) 2-695 8000 or email abu@minbuza.nl

Consulates of the Netherlands in United Arab Emirates

Next to the embassy in Abu Dhabi there could be additional Dutch consulates located in United Arab Emirates.

Please check below for the locations of the Dutch consulates in United Arab Emirates.

Dutch Consulates in United Arab Emirates

Next to the embassy in Abu Dhabi, the Netherlands has consulates in the following cities: Dubai

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Dutch Embassy in Abu Dhabi offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from United Arab Emirates to Netherlands as wel as for Dutch citizens in United Arab Emirates. 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.