The Netherlands is a developed country with high quality education, evenly across many sectors such as communication, logistics, environment and agriculture, social sciences, … The information about the application documents and visa procedures below will help you in the process of realizing your dream of studying abroad to the windmill country.
Whatever you decide to study in any country, what you need most is to learn about the procedures for applying for a student visa as well as the conditions for studying abroad. To do so, you need to spend time learning and time preparing enough knowledge, equipment, at least it will take from 6 months to 1 year or have you prepared for 2 years is very normal.
Schengen visas are issued to Vietnamese students studying in the Netherlands for a maximum of three months. When students arrive in the Netherlands, the Dutch university will guide you through the one-year residency permit procedure. You will then renew your visa for the following years. The University will assist students in completing these procedures. Upon issuance of a residence permit, students have the right to travel throughout the EU without any procedures.
TYPES OF VISAS TO STUDY IN THE NETHERLANDS
There are 2 types of visas to enter the Netherlands: short stay visa and MVV (Machtiging tot Voorlopig Verblijf) – English ATR (Authorization for Temporary Residence).
+ Short-term visa (C): valid for only 3 months. These visa applicants are allowed to travel freely within the Schengen Area and enter and leave the Netherlands several times within 3 months.
+ MVV (D): for people living in the Netherlands for more than 3 months, including international students. You can use this visa to enter the Netherlands once (single entry visa). After arriving in the Netherlands you must apply for a resident permit. ATR/MVV needs about 2 months to complete (If there is a NFP/Huygens scholarship this procedure will be faster) – usually WUR will apply for MVV for DHS.
+ D+C visa (combined visa): a favorable combination of both types of visas. Basically, this type of MVV but you will be able to travel freely in the Schegen area and enter and leave the Netherlands several times in the first 3 months, even if you do not have a resident permit.
THE PROCESS OF APPLYING FOR A VISA TO STUDY IN THE NETHERLANDS
1. Collecting information, selecting courses, universities
2. Register and apply at Megastudy
3. The University of the Netherlands considers the application. Usually the application period is 2-8 weeks
4. Receive admission notice from Dutch University
5. Get bills for tuition fees and expenses of Dutch universities
6. Pay tuition and other expenses as required by the school. Banks in Vietnam can make international money transfers on the condition that they are accompanied by an invoice from the University of the Netherlands
7. Dutch university applying for MVV visa for international students. Usually the visa application period is 2-6 weeks. Visa is issued by ind. Visa for international students with a term of 1 year. Before the expiration of 2 months, students must apply for a new visa extension. Dutch university announces visas issued to students
8. Students apply for a temporary visa at the Embassy or Consulate General of the Netherlands in Vietnam. Visa duration: 1-2 weeks. Students receive visas at the Embassy or Consulate General of the Netherlands Visa valid for 3 months.
APPLICATION FOR A VISA TO STUDY IN THE NETHERLANDS
You need to apply for a visa to study in the Netherlands at the embassy. To avoid traveling a lot, delay the visa application process, the application needs to be complete and accurate from the first time. So what documents do you need in the Dutch student visa application?
– High school and secondary diploma (Original + noted copy)
– Transcripts/Transcripts (corresponding to the degree). If the student is in grade 12, he/she will submit the transcripts for grades 10, 11, semester 1 grade 12 + Certificate of study at the school
– IELTS certificate (Minimum 5.0 no band less than 4.5)
– Other academic certificates (short courses, in-office…)
– Certificate of merit and certificate of academic achievement
– Student passport (original)
– Birth certificate (noted copy)
– ID card (student and parents) – (noted copy)
– Household (noted copy)
– 4 3.5 x 4.5 photos (white background)
– Savings book about EUR 12,000
The Netherlands does NOT require financial proof for the entire first year when students study here. Therefore, the financial procedures are very simple:
Receipts paid for school and school deposits
The application needs to be translated into English or Dutch and has a valid translation mark, full declaration and proper forms as required by the visa office.