Last Updated : Sep 4, 2023
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Before you visit the Netherlands Visa Application Center, VFS Global in Chicago for a visa appointment, ensure you meet all the requirements.
VFS Global (Dutch Division) processes visa applications for quite a few countries, and tends to be crowded during peak holiday periods. We recommend that you make your appointment as early as possible.
Netherlands is also one of the few Schengen countries that lets you apply at any VFS Global center in case you're traveling or working remotely within the United States.
How To Schedule An Appointment for a Netherlands Visa at VFS Global in Chicago
Go to VFS's visa appointment website here.
Create an account.
Sign in and select 'Book appointment'
Select VFS Global in Chicago.
Select 'Short stay visa'
Select sub-catgory as 'Schengen tourist'
On the next screen, enter your details
Choose a day & time that works best for you.
Pay 31.5 EUR to confirm.
Download & print the appointment confirmation letter.
The waiting time at the Netherlands visa application center in Chicago can be long. Our recent estimates predict higher-than-usual waiting times of up to 35 days. Please book your visa appointment well in advance so that you can avoid unnecessary hassles on the day of your appointment.
Where is VFS Global in Chicago located?
142 E Ontario St #1700Chicago, IL60611
How To Schedule An Appointment at VFS Global in Chicago Using Atlas in 5 seconds
Choose an appointment slot
What To Bring To Your Netherlands Visa Appointment at VFS Global in Chicago?
At your visa appointment, you will need to provide the following information:
Visa application form: You can use Atlas to do this for you, or follow instructions here.
A valid passport + 2 copies: Make sure it is not expiring within 6 months.
A valid U.S. visa or Green card + 2 copies: with I-94/ I-797 + 1 photocopy.
Photographs: 2 passport-sized photograph with a clear face, light background, and the face occupying about 80% of the photograph.
Draft hotel & flight reservations:.
Bank statements for the last three months: we suggest downloading them from your online banking app or going to a branch.
Copies of any previous Schengen visas.
Travel insurance: coverage of at least EUR 30.000 to support medical emergency, repatriation due to medical reasons, or any other emergency handling during Netherlands visit.
Visa Fees: 80 EUR, which can be paid using credit/debit card or cash.
Proof of employment: indicating that you're permitted to go on leave for the duration of your trip.
Proof of address: State ID, Driver's license, or a copy of your lease.
VFS Global (Dutch Division) in Chicago FAQ
Can I go without an appointment?
No, you will not be allowed to enter without a scheduled appointment.
Can I print documents at the VFS Global (Dutch Division) in Chicago?
Yes, you can print at a cost of $1.0 per page as per their official website.
Can I get photographs at VFS Global (Dutch Division) in Chicago?
No. However, you can use Atlas to get those instantly, and pick them up on the way there!
Can I get a receipt at VFS Global (Dutch Division) in Chicago?
Yes, you can request for a receipt.
Can I go to a visa application center in another city if I'm traveling or working remotely?
Yes, you can go to any of the VFS Global centers in San Francisco, Washington DC, New York City, Chicago. Houston, Miami and Los Angeles.
For any other questions, please email us at email@example.com.