The South African-born all-rounder last represented the Dutch in the 2011
World Cup but will now be available for the final two matches of the ICC
World Cricket League against Namibia in Dubai on December 6 and 8.
He captained Essex to the County
Championship title this year.
The 37-year-old could also take part in the ICC World Cup qualifiers
to be held in Zimbabwe next year in March where the Dutch will be
looking to qualify for the 2019 World Cup to be played in the UK.
Ten Doeschate has an ODI batting average of 67 after 33 games - including five centuries - and has been a regular feature in franchise T20
tournaments in India, Zimbabwe, Australia and New Zealand and Pakistan.
"Getting a player of Ryan's talent and experience is a massive gain for us," said Netherlands' head coach Ryan Campbell.
"What he brings to the squad is more than just runs, wickets and
brilliant fielding. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in
"As captain of Essex, he has just led them to the Division One
Championship. Our youngsters will gain knowledge that you just can't buy
off a shelf," he said.
"We are on the brink of something special but we will need cool, calm
heads to see us through, I have no doubt Ryan will bring that."