Embassy of the Netherlands in Vatican


The Dutch Embassy in Vatican City is a bilateral mission in Vatican and promotes Dutch interests in Vatican City. The embassy of the Netherlands also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Vatican City. The Dutch Embassy in Vatican is headed by Mr Joseph Weterings - Ambassador of the Netherlands to Vatican City.


Netherlands Embassy in Vatican, the Holy See (Vatican City) Piazza Della Citta Leonina 9/ II 00193 Rome Holy See (Vatican City)


(+39) 06-686 80 44


(+39) 06-687 95 93






Mr Joseph Weterings - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Please check official website

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Vatican City require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Dutch embassy in Vatican 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 Vatican before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.netherlandsandyou.nl/your-country-and-the-netherlands/vatican-city) or contact the visa department by telephone (+39) 06-686 80 44 or email vat@minbuza.nl

Consulates of the Netherlands in Vatican City

Next to the embassy in Vatican there could be additional Dutch consulates located in Vatican City.

Please check below for the locations of the Dutch consulates in Vatican City.

Dutch Consulates in Vatican City

Next to the embassy in Vatican, 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 Vatican City ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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