Netherlands Embassy and Consulates China

State visit and Economic mission

Information and news

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima paid a state visit to the People's Republic of China at the invitation of President Xi Jinping. A broad-based economic mission headed by Minister Koenders also visited China at the same time.


The Netherlands

Committed to Peace and Justice

The Netherlands is the only country in the world where promoting international law is enshrined in the constitution. The Kingdom is strongly committed to the international legal order and works actively to promote peace and development worldwide. The Netherlands seeks a world in which people everywhere can be sure that justice will prevail.

1 January - 30 June 2016

Dutch Presidency Council of the EU

The Netherlands will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from 1 January to 30 June 2016. It wants a Union that focuses on the essentials, creates growth and jobs through innovation, and connects with civil society.

Dutch missions

Contact information

The Dutch diplomatic network to China represents Dutch citizens and Dutch interests in China. The netwerk consists of the Embassy in Beijing and Consulates-General in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing and Hong Kong, as well as six Netherlands Business Support Offices (NBSO's) in second tier cities.

February 5, 2016 The Netherlands Diplomatic Network in China wishes you all a happy, healthy and harmonious year of the Monkey! We are convinced the new year will show once more that the friendship between our two countries is flourishing.

February 4, 2016 The Dutch embassy and consulates-general, as well as the Visa Centers of the Netherlands (TLScontact), will be closed to the public between February 8th (Monday) and February 10th (Wednesday) because of Chinese New Year. The embassy, consulates and visa centers will be open again on February 11th (Thursday). Please prepare your visa application in advance and make arrangements accordingly.