Depending on your country of origin, you may need an entry visa, a work permit, and a residence permit. You will also need to register in the Personal Records Database to obtain a Citizen Service Number (Burgerservicenummer - BSN).
Important things to be aware of before your move
- Moving to a new country involves bureaucracy, and the Netherlands is no exception to this.
- Some Dutch rules and procedures will be different from those in your home country.
- Time will be needed to attend meetings with Dutch organisations. Ensure that documents are prepared well ahead of time for these meetings.
- Information is often available only in Dutch.
Welcome To NL Relocation App
If you are planning on relocating to the Netherlands, then why not take a look at the newly launched Welcome To NL Relocation App? This app provides you with all the practical information you will need about making the move to the Netherlands, and, importantly, the information is tailored to your own circumstances depending upon your family situation, the Dutch region you wish to relocate to, and more.Learn more about the Relocation App
Learn more about SCL Rotterdam
Did you know that it is often cheaper to import your own car than to buy one after arriving in the Netherlands? SCL can take care of the transportation and paperwork.
More information about Atlas International Movers
Moving service for importing household goods to the Netherlands from abroad.
Find out more about PAS BMS Immigration & Relocation Service
Full immigration services and can assist with all aspects of your move such as housing, schooling, taxes, registration and full settling-in service.
Learn more about Jimble
With years of experience under their belt as a relocation agency supporting companies and individuals, they are well-versed in making any relocation stress-free.
More information about RSH
RSH is the leading destination services provider in the Netherlands and offers personalized solution for Relocation and Home Finding to corporate and private clients, backed by 35+ years of experience.