Emigrating to the Netherlands
If you want to come live in the Netherlands, you must make some preparations. In this dossier, we list the most important information for people who want to emigrate to the Netherlands.
Phase 1: Before you come to the Netherlands
What should you take care of before you come to Netherlands? Here you will find information about residence permits, work permits and the steps you can take in your home country.
Phase 2: Shortly after arriving in the Netherlands
There are a few important things that everyone who comes to live in the Netherlands must arrange soon after they arrive.
Phase 3: living and working in the Netherlands
You will undoubtedly still have many questions about how things work in the Netherlands. We therefore give you some tips on how to handle certain practical things and what to consider if you are going to work or study.
The immigration and naturalization service (Immigratie- en Naturalisatiedienst, IND) and other important authorities
What does this agency do, what matters do you need to handle through the IND and what other agencies are relevant to you?
Integration and examinations
What exams are there? When is which exam required? And how can you best prepare for these exams?