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Questions tagged [netherlands]

Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in the Kingdom of the Netherlands

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Can I go to Netherlands for thesis(6 months) on student visa which I got in Germany?

I am a non-Eu Master student in Germany. For this, I got a student visa (Schengen -type D). I have got an offer from a university in the Netherlands for the thesis. My question is on this visa can I ...
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Which are good affordable localities to stay for someone working in Coolsingel Rotterdam?

Based on an offer from a company in Coolsingel, Rotterdam I will be moving to Rotterdam for long term stay in a months time. Kindly suggest good localities around Coolsingel based on below ...
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Netherlands postdoc salary and health insurance

I'm a biochemistry Ph.D. student in the United States considering a postdoctoral fellowship at a private institute in Utrecht, the Netherlands. It would be the best next step in my career, but I'm ...
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Do i qualify for a Dutch Passport if my Mothers parents were Dutch born/citizens?

My grandparents were both born in Holland. My aunt and uncle (Mother's siblings) were born in Holland. My aunt has a Dutch passport. My mother (deceased) was born in South Africa (1951) My father (...
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How expensive is sending a letter by registered mail in the Netherlands?

I want to send some forms (say, 5 or 6 pages) by registered mail somewhere. How much should that cost me? I'm not currently in the Netherlands to check, but a friend of mine said they asked him for 1....
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Moving into The Netherlands with my non-EU partner

I am a Dutch/German and Brazilian citizen currently living in Brazil (been living here for 4 years now). Next year I will need to move back to The Netherlands, however, me and my Brazilian girlfriend ...
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Lost passport after filing Dutch visa application

I just got a job offer in the Netherlands, meaning that I need to get a TEV (entry visa), and an MVV afterwards (residence authorization). I started the process for the TEV with a passport number that ...
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Dutch Highly Skilled Migrant permit vs EU Blue Card

I'm currently holding an EU Blue Card in Poland. By the time I move to Netherlands it will exceed 18 months. My future employer ready to support application to Dutch Highly Skilled Migrant permit, but ...
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What kind of an RNI extract should I order?

After leaving the Netherlands, I'm trying to get an official verification of my de-registering as a resident - an extract from the "Registry of Non-Residents" (RNI). I've figured out how to ask for ...
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Where do I ask for a verification of de-registration?

After living in the Netherlands for several years (and being pretty active on expats.SX as well...) - I've left, earlier this year. Now, I've de-registered myself as a resident, by filing a ...
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Working in Netherlands for non EU citizens married to EU citizens

I have EU (Bulgarian) passport and my wife is non-EU citizen (she has Macedonian passport). I should start working in Netherland next April (2019), so my question is: Can my wife get working ...
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Tuition in the Netherlands for a person with a German family reunion visa

I have a question of the tuition fee for bachelor study in netherland, there are two different level of fees. One for EU citizens and one for none. However it also shows in law that people who has ...
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Transferring money to the Netherlands which has been already taxed in the country of origin

I am an expat living in The Netherlands and I have the 30% ruling. I have savings in my home country and I have already paid all applicable taxes on them. The amount in consideration is about EUR 40k. ...
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Travelling & working with recepisse for Carte de sejour 2eme demande

I'm a student of Indian origin studying in Paris, France. My carte de sejour is going to expire on 6 Dec 2018 & I've applied for renewal. I've received the recepisse. This is my 2nd request for ...
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Working permit in Netherlands

I have a permanent residence permit and working permit in Latvia (EU member). Can I work in The Netherlands with my documents? If not, how can I get a working permit in The Netherlands?
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Netherlands: Passing grades for the integration exams

In the Netherlands as part of the naturalization process, one must pass the following exams individually. Reading (Around 25 questions) Writing (Around 7-8 questions) Speaking (Around 24 questions) ...
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How can I have my child born in Australia without going bankrupt?

I've tried doing my best to research this subject on my own. Official resources are giving me conflicting information (more on that below). Unofficial (anecdotal) resources, such as forums, are giving ...
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Reimbursement for municipal and water taxes when leaving mid-year?

Alas, I've left the Netherlands... Tot ziens, mijn mooie thuis weg van huis... Now, I was living in Amsterdam, I left in mid-year (June), after having paid the full year's municipal taxes (WOZ-...
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Backdated deregistration after departure from Netherlands

What is the best option to re-register if somebody, unfortunately, forgot to do that while leaving NL for a month or so ago? 1) Online - which do not allow backdated deregistering 2) Send the filled-...
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Netherlands rental contract termination

I'm renting a house in the Netherlands, on a one-year fixed term contract. The contract does not include any termination clause (except for the "diplomatic clause"). Now the contract is up for renewal,...
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Am I eligible for a Dutch passport (both parents now British)?

Please help me find out if I can become a Dutch National. I was born in Nigeria 1971 to a Dutch expatriate mother and a British expatriate father. As there was no European Community at the time my ...
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Extend stay in Netherlands

I am Singaporean and my husband is from The Netherlands and this is my first time here. How can I extend my stay in The Netherlands?
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My parents were both born in Holland, would I be eligible for a Dutch passport?

My father was born in Heemstede on 8th June 1924, he became a South African on 10/9/1952, my mother was born in Haarlem on 6th September 1925, she became a South African on 6/12/1955. I was born on 1/...
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Acquiring Dutch citizenship or residency as the spouse of a Dutch citizen

My husband's parents were both Dutch citizens who immigrated to SA in 1951 and 1952. They never gave up Dutch citizenship, so my husband, who was born in SA and has always lived and worked in SA, has ...
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Dutch passport for my son

My father is a Dutch passport holder as are my sister and brother and my sister's two children. Apparently I am too old to get a Dutch passport. I would like to know if my son can get a Dutch passport ...
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Non-EU (Indian) citizen living in the Netherlands and working in Belgium

My wife has been working and living in the Netherlands for the last 8 months; is an Indian citizen; has a residence (and work) permit for the Netherlands. while I myself have been working and ...
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When leaving an apartment, how does the utilities disconnection work? [closed]

When you leave a (rental) apartment in the Netherlands, you want to stop paying your utility bills, namely: Water LP gas & electricity (often/always go together) Municipal taxes Internet How ...
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Benefit in kind tax Netherlands

I have a job offer from the Netherlands where the employee benefits include private health insurance, subsidised commuting costs, work mobile phone, relocation costs and initial one-month housing. ...
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Is a birth certificate with a different first name acceptable for registration?

I currently live in the Netherlands on a family residence permit. Registration at my local municipality requires a copy of my birth certificate (birth country is different from the country of my ...
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How do I get a job without knowing Dutch? Would it be possible in one month? How much money will I need? [closed]

I'm from Spain, 24 years old, Marketing + Tourism degree, some experience as receptionist in several hotels, fluent in Spanish, English and an intermediate level of German. I want to find a job in the ...
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Blue sticker from Gemeente on my bike?

I found a blue sticker from Gemeente on my bike this morning. As far as I know, this means I didn't move my bike for a long time and they will take it. But I used it two days ago. I just removed this ...
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Travelling to Netherlands with mvv sticker through Germany

The starting situation is the following: a Russian citizen after having graduated from a Dutch university applied for the "orientation year" residence permit from Russia (via Dutch Embassy) and ...
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Does a non-EU spouse of an EU citizen living in Switzerland need a work permit to work in the Netherlands?

I've just joined this forum, I would like to seek your advice to enlighten me. I am Indonesian and my husband is Italian. We live in Switzerland with a B permit, allowing me to work. I have relocated ...
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Will applying for a Dutch residence permit invalidate my French residence permit immediately?

I am a non-EEA citizen finishing my PhD soon in France and have an offer to join a company in the Netherlands. My future Dutch employer informed me that I don't need to apply for a Dutch visa given ...
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Need help with hypothetical scenario around non-EU partner moving with me to Netherlands

The Dutch IND and nearest Consulate in the UK don't seem to understand the details of my situation and are just confusing me. Preamble; I am aware this would all be much easier if my Afghani boyfriend ...
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Does remote work from the Netherlands get 30% ruling?

I am working and staying with my wife in the Netherlands. I am thinking of getting a remote job offer. I have a 30% ruling at my current job. Is it possible to enjoy a 30% ruling for remote work too?
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Migrating to the Netherlands as a freelancer

I'm a citizen of the Russian Federation. I'm thinking of moving to the Netherlands. I've seen the skilled migrant program, it's pretty cool. But lately I've been thinking of moving to freelance ...
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Does anyone have advice on regaining Dutch citizenship? (Born in Canada to Dutch father)

I was born to a Dutch father in Canada. I was apparently Dutch at birth, did not know this, and then my Dutch citizenship expired. Has anyone been through the process of regaining Dutch citizenship (“...
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What does a non-EU citizen (German residence permit holder) require to live in the Netherlands?

I am a non-EU citizen and work for a German company. We currently have a project in the Netherlands. I have a residence permit for Germany, and I would now like to get a BSN for the Netherlands, as I ...
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Can you see a medical specialist in the Netherlands without a GP referral?

Suppose you want to consult a medical specialist rather than a general practitioner about an issue you're having: an orthopedist, a neurologist, an otolaryngologist, an opthalmologist and so on (but ...
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Does my mother qualify for a Dutch Passport / Citizenship

My great grandparents (both Dutch) came to South Africa in 1921. My grandmother was born in Holland in 1916 and came with them at age 5. I discovered a naturalisation certificate (or something like ...
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In Amsterdam, what kind of public workspaces are open on the last week of the year?

I'm from a non-Christian non-European country, and I don't exactly have a good idea of what would be closed and what would be open on the last week of the year here in the Netherlands (and Amsterdam ...
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Thesis in the Netherlands

I am from India. I am currently studying for a Master's in Germany. I will be doing my Master's thesis in the Netherlands for around 5 months. Do I need a work permit to do my thesis in the ...
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How are saving accounts taxed in The Netherlands?

When inheritance money that was already taxed in the country of origin is credited into my Netherlands savings account, do I have to pay taxes on just what is earned by interest, or would I also be ...
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As a renter, do I need the Dutch energy label for anything?

I'm moving to the Netherlands, and am arranging contracts etc with a rental agency. They say that an Energy label/energy performance certificate is "not available". My understanding is that the owner ...
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Where should I leave a bike in Amsterdam when going vacation for a few weeks?

I live in central Amsterdam, and will soon be leaving the country for several weeks for Christmas. Given that I typically store my bike in one of the public racks (and don't really want to drag it up ...
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What is the non-literal meaning of the book title “Kom hier dat ik u kus”? [closed]

There's this book called "Kom hier dat ik u kus" by Griet Op de Beeck. The title's literal meaning seems to be "Come here so that I may kiss you". I haven't read the book (nor can I with my poor ...
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Too late in applying for childcare allowance in the Netherlands

Our son started daycare in February. We had been wrongly assuming that we could apply for childcare allowance (kinderopvangtoeslag) at the end of the year, with the tax returns. When we found out this ...
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Netherlands, residence permit, “real and actual work”

I am an EU citizen intending to move to the Netherlands. I work remotely for an Australian company and I am currently resident in South Africa. I am moving to the Netherlands with my non-EU spouse, ...
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Netherlands - document requirements

I am in the process of moving to the Netherlands (I am an EU citizen, my wife is South African) from South Africa. We will then apply for a residence permit for my wife once we arrive in the ...