During the registration appointment you will receive a citizen service number (BSN). This is needed to access government services and open a Dutch bank account. Learn more about BSN and BRP.
You can book a BSN registration appointment directly with your local municipality, or with Leiden International Centre via our online booking form.
Leiden International Centre charges fees for services provided, but there are also benefits to booking an appointment with us:
- Appointments are usually available within the next 2 weeks
- Possibility to register at your employer's address if you have not found accommodation
- Welcome bag with useful information to ensure that you have a smooth start to life in the Leiden region
- 30 minutes with our helpdesk expert, who can answer questions you may have and make sure that you have organised all the essentials
During a registration appointment at Leiden International Centre, you will be registered with the municipality and will immediately receive a BSN.