News Article | Jun 6, 2023 | 19:20
Los Angeles, CA – Dutch citizens living in Los Angeles and Southern California can now enjoy the convenience of renewing their passports locally.
The Royal Dutch Consulate General has announced that from 27 June 2023, passport services will be available at its Beverly Hills office in partnership with VFS Global.
VFS Global has already started a reservation system. The first reservation will be after June 27th. Dutch citizens can easily make appointments in the following ways: Holland worldwide or go directly to VFS Global.
With this development, Dutch people in the area no longer need to go to the Consulate General in San Francisco to apply for or renew passports and ID cards. VFS Global has already opened the reservation system from today.
Over the years, many Dutch in Southern California have expressed a strong desire for local passport services.
“This passport service in Los Angeles fulfills a long-standing desire of Dutch citizens for a local passport service. The Dutch government is constantly innovating and improving,” said Reinout Allremans, Honorary Consul representing the Dutch Government in Los Angeles. are working on,” he said. This will save thousands of Dutch people living in Los Angeles and Southern California valuable time and money, while contributing to a greener environment by reducing air travel. “
The reintroduction of passport services in Los Angeles marks another milestone in the opening of the Dutch Business Support Office in 2020, the successful organization of several pop-up consulates and the expansion of ties between the Netherlands and Los Angeles in 2020. To do. Olympics approaching in 2028.
For Dirk Jansen, the Dutch Consul General in San Francisco, the opening represents one of the highlights of his post, stating, “We are committed to bringing back passport services to Los Angeles and making life easier for many Dutch citizens. “I’m excited. This service reinforces the power of the strong.” The relationship between the Netherlands and this vibrant city has a lot to offer each other, especially in areas such as sustainability, creative industries and innovation. I look forward to the years to come. Establish our business relationship and promote bilateral relations. “
For the latest information on passport applications and travel to Holland, please visit: Holland Worldwide.nl.
About the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
The Consulate General in San Francisco represents the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the western United States. Strong economic ties between the United States and the Netherlands support more than 825,000 jobs in the United States, of which more than 130,000 are on the West Coast. The Consulate supports Dutch companies doing business in the United States and provides consular services to Dutch citizens. In Los Angeles, the consulate is represented by the Honorary Consul and the Dutch Business Support Office.
For more information, please contact Sietze Vermeulen, Public Relations Officer, Royal Dutch Consulate General. firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +1 451 866 5572
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