The Netherlands Embassy and Consulates United States

Dutch Missions

Contact information

The Dutch diplomatic network in the United States represents Dutch citizens and interests in America.

EU Presidency

Our goals for the next six months

The European Commission is visiting Amsterdam to mark the start of the Dutch Presidency of the EU Council. On January 7, Prime Minister Mark Rutte will receive the members of the European Commission at the National Maritime Museum.


Key Topics

Food & Nutrition

Food is a major industry in the Netherlands, which is the world’s second largest agricultural exporter behind only the United States. Food accounts for more than 21 percent of Holland’s exports and 10 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product.

Dutch Culture USA

Old Masters to Modern Design

Dutch Culture USA is the division of the Kingdom of the Netherlands’ government that supports and promotes arts and culture from the Netherlands, including the Caribbean territories, in the United States.

February 5, 2016 With the World Health Organization declaring a public health emergency over the Zika virus and with the spread of the disease to the Caribbean, the Dutch government is advising people to take precautions when visiting the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom.

February 5, 2016 This Monday, February 8, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders, will do a so called 'Ask Me Anything' (AMA) on social media forum Reddit.