Moving to The Netherlands

Are you planning to move to “The Netherlands”, here is what you need to know !

So thinking about relocating to the Netherlands. Moving to a new city is always a big step, especially if it’s a different country. But fear not – relocating to Netherlands is easier than you think, especially if you make use of this handy checklist.  We are here to provide you with all the tips and information on :

  1. All about Netherlands and culture
  2. The essential steps you need to follow after your arrival to Netherlands.
  3. How to find a rental place or apartment for yourself
  4. Finding work in Netherlands
  5. Get starting with Dutch Language
  6. Schooling for your kids

The Netherlands : Introduction

Understand the country, the people and the culture of the Netherlands ! The Netherlands also called as Holland lies along the North Sea coast. The south of the Netherlands lies Belgium and east of Netherlands lies Germany. The capital of the Netherlands is Amsterdam, The Netherlands consists of 12 provinces as below with their individual…

Looking for a place to Live?

Looking for a house/flat/apartment? Rental or to buy? Here is our perfect guide. Where and how to find a house to live is always tiring for everyone. We will provide you an insight with the housing market within the Netherlands. It will make your efforts a bit easy with all the upcoming information you already…

Registration to Gemeente

Gemeente? Wondering if that is the a new word which you do not know ! Ah, wondering what is Khe-meen-te? Do not worry about pronunciation. Gemeente is the dutch word for municipality or townhall. If you are relocating from abroad to Netherlands, you must register to the townhall as a resident. This is mandatory to…

Test for Tuberculosis

Have you been referred by IND(Immigration and Naturalization service) for a TB test? Here are the steps you need to take. Find out if you are exempted from IND for taking a tuberculosis test.There is no need of TB test if you belong to one of the countries listed here.If you need to take up…

Apply for Driving License

Planning to buy or rent a car but do not have a driving license? Here is our guide on how to apply for license. Exchange Foreign Driving LicenseDo you know that you can exchange the driving license of your country for a dutch driving license. Yes this is true ! How can you apply for…

Buying a car

Are you planning to buy a car within The Netherlands. There are three ways you can look for your dream car within the Netherlands. Buying a Used carYou can search the car via Marktplaats.nl (dutch online marketplace).The biggest concern when buying a car is the condition of the used car. There are a few factors…

Utilities providers

Utilities providers in the Netherlands So, you got the keys for your new home in the Netherlands. Congratulations! One of the most important things you will need to setup are the Utilities. Unlike few other countries, some of the utilities in the Netherlands are privatized – meaning you can choose a provider yourself. This can…

APK test

APK is also known as periodic technical inspection. This is a mandatory inspection in Europe to promote road safety and protect the environment. RDW will send you a reminder by post, 6 weeks before the expiry of the current APK. As a owner of the vehicle, you are responsible for having your vehicle inspected on…

Car : Register at RDW

So you have decided which car to buy for yourself, great !! Its not officially yours until you get the car registered at RDW. What is RDW?The Netherlands Vehicle Authority (RDW) contributes to making road transport in the Netherlands as safe, clean, economically viable and well-regulated as possible. The dutch government has assigned 4 tasks…

Car Parking Permit

Do you live in or moving the an area where parking is paid. Then you will need a parking permit. Check availability of parking permit in your areaCheck your permit area by filling street name and house number in the permit tool.Also check the waiting list. Rules for getting a parking permit– You are registered…

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