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Contact the Protocol Department

The Protocol Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs helps serve the needs of the staff of international organisations and of representatives of other countries (and their families) who have been afforded diplomatic status. The Protocol Department consists of the following divisions:

Visits Division (DKP/BE)
This Division is responsible for the logistics of official visits by heads of state, heads of government and ministers of foreign affairs, visits by the secretaries-general of NATO, the United Nations and the OECD, and official visits by the presidents of the European Commission and the European Parliament. It also assists the Royal House with various events and is responsible for a number of ceremonial tasks and the Dutch honours system. For further information and any questions, please visit the website or contact the Visits Division:
Tel.: 070-348 4905
Fax: 070-348 5268
Email: dkp-be@minbuza.nl

Host Nation Division (DKP/NG)
This Division provides support for both foreign diplomatic and consular missions and international organisations in the Netherlands and monitors compliance with the Vienna Conventions on diplomatic and consular relations and headquarters agreements. For further information and any questions, please visit the website or contact the Host Nation Division:
Tel.: 070-348 6138 / 070- 348 6490
Fax: 070-348 5268
Email: dkp-ng@minbuza.nl

The postal address of the Protocol Department is:
Postbus 20061
2500 EB Den Haag
tel.: 070-348 6289
fax: 070-348 5268
Email: dkp@minbuza.nl