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

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Netherlands passport application

I want to apply for a Dutch passport but I am not sure if I qualify. I was born in 1967 in SA after my mom moved to South Africa and married a South African man. My mom was born in Haarlem in 1944. ...
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Is it worth using a relocation service to move to the Netherlands?

My family and I are looking to relocate from the UK to the Netherlands ASAP (read pre-Brexit, while we still can). We are looking into using a relocation service but are not sure it is worth the ...
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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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Establishing legal residency in the Netherlands pre Brexit: can one register with the Municipality BRP without a lease?

My family and I are UK citizens and I am very likely to be moving to the Netherlands for my work, though unfortunately that is almost certainly going to happen on the wrong side of 31 October. Thus we ...
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Unemployment benefits for skilled migrants in the Netherlands?

I'm a skilled migrant working in the NL with a non-EU citizenship. My 2-year contract is about to expire; I'll be extending my residence for an "orientation year". I understand I should be eligible ...
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Netherlands: How can I get my kid enrolled in a reasonable international school in Amsterdam

I recently got an offer (5000 Euros per month after taxes) from one of the organization from Netherlands and planning to move to Netherlands with a family of 3 including 3.6 years old kid, I've ...
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German Blue Card De-registration and move to Netherlands

I am from India, working in Germany for 1 year and have German Blue card. Now I get a job in the Netherlands. If I deregister my German Blue card, can I travel with it to the Netherlands or Do I ...
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Netherlands Orientation Year as skilled professional can it be split?

I am nearing the end of my PhD in the Netherlands. I have had 3 years of work experience (in the Netherlands) now and would be eligible for the orientation year. Additionally, I did my Masters before ...
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Ancestral visa to Netherlands

My grandparents immigrated to SA in the late '40s (after the war). My father is SA born. My mother, born in The Hague 1938, naturalized, but is not sure if she did so before or after my birth. How ...
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Working for an EU employer part-time, remotely in the Netherlands

As a non-EU student in the Netherlands, I am wondering about working remotely for an employer within EU. I understand the Dutch restriction on part time hours (max 16 per week) on foreign students ...
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Resident in the Netherlands, remotely working for US company. Do I need any visa?

I live and I'm resident in the Netherlands, and I'm interested in some remote jobs from US. My nationality is Italian. Do I need any visa or work permit? Do I pay taxes in US? (in Netherlands for ...
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can I apply for a Dutch Passport based on my family being Dutch

Both my grandparents were born in Holland . My father was born on the island of Java and then went back to Holland . In 1940 they moved to South Africa and lived their lives here . Can I apply for ...
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Freelancing in Europe [closed]

I just got a freelancing job in the Netherlands for 6 months and I really want to know what should I do to make sure I pay taxes and do this employment legally. I currently live in Germany as a ...
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Acquiring Dutch Nationality

My father was born in the Netherlands, moved to SA in 1959, but became a South African citizen before I was born in 1967. My son (27), however, wishes to apply for Dutch citizenship. Is this at all ...
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Netherlands: EU Proof of Entitlement to Residency Status and Verification Against EU Law (2004/38/EC)

Just got back from a rather stressful appointment at the IND (Dutch immigration), where we attempted to apply for proof of entitlement to residency status for me (as a British/EU citizen) and for ...
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Dutch citizen living in Germany. Do I have a verblijfsvergunning / residence permit?

The passport/ID-card application form for Dutch citizens living abroad asks if I have a residence permit in the country where I live. I'm a Dutch citizen living in Germany, exercising my European ...
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Acquiring Dutch Passport

My father was born in the Netherlands but at the time of my birth (1989 in RSA) he was no longer a Dutch Citizen, is there any hope for me getting a Dutch passport? Please help. EDIT: My father left ...
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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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Travelling to Netherlands with expired MVV

This is my first time asking a question on this site. So I would request you to drop a comment / suggest an edit before downvoting or voting to close this question. I am currently working in India ...
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unpaid fine implications in Netherlands

I have a fine from 2014 from the Netherlands, where I was fined for cycling on the sidewalk. I didn't pay the fine and some months later I left the country. My flatmate at the time said collectors ...
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If MVV application is approved by IND, can local embassy refuse for some reason? [closed]

I am a non-EU citizen from Bangladesh. I recently got a job offer from the Netherlands as a highly skilled migrant. I never completed my Bachelor's degree, but in the Netherlands, as it's not a ...
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Single Status Letter for the Netherlands

I may be relocating to the Netherlands and would like to take my unmarried partner with me. Part of the process is proving that we are both single. My state doesn't issue single status letters, so we'...
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Netherlands taxes [closed]

I don't have any income except my salary and the taxes automatically deducted from it every month. Do I still need to declare my taxes every year ?
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Netherlands - Rent - Landlord is forcing me to pay 1 month

The landlord is forcing me to pay 1 month of rent because I cancelled our verbal agreement 2 weeks before the rental period would have started. No contract was signed. The rental period didn't start ...
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Can my son get a Netherlands visa

My son is on a two year student visa in UK and would like to stay longer. Both my parents are dutch. My mum is not naturalised but my father is. My mother moved to NZ in 1955 and dad came over at ...
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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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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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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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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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Working for a US-Based Company Remotely in the Netherlands

My wife was recently accepted to a graduate degree program in the Netherlands and we are preparing to make the move later this year. I'm wondering what I need to know about continuing to work for my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dutch citizenship by naturalization regulations

I currently reside in the Netherlands as a scientific researcher. I have a valid residence card and employment contract. There are some prospects for me to begin a PhD at a large university here. ...