New to the Netherlands?

Are you from the European Union, and do you want to live and work in the Netherlands? Then this brochure is for you!

It contains information to help you find your way in Dutch society. What do you need to do? And what rights do you have? You will find information about accommodation, employment, taxation, registration in the municipal personal records database (BRP), health care, and getting your children into school. There are also many links to the websites of organisations and government authorities where you can find more detailed information.

As well as in Dutch and English, this brochure is also available in other European languages. It can be downloaded from the websites en