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

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Cash back credit cards in the Netherlands? [closed]

Is there any credit card issuer in the NL where I can have some cash back? Cash back credit/debit cards are such that award customers an occasional rebate equal to a percentage of their purchases. It'...
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What are the rules to pay for rent in the netherlands

I am planing for rent an accommodation in the Netherlands for one year. What are the rules to pay? Should I pay in advance for the whole year (indeed if I had that money, I would not be working ...
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Places to iron clothes in Leiden or Amsterdam

I am in Leiden, as a new expat. Please, is there any place to iron my clothes? I have an important meeting and i would like to iron my suit. If Leiden doesn't have such a place, where in Amsterdam ...
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Converting from Work visa to Spouse visa in the Netherlands

I'm a U.S. Citizen current living in the Netherlands for the last year on a knowledgeable worker visa, with my wife who is a Spanish citizen. I have just left my company, but would like to stay in ...
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Netherlands: is EUR 53000 salary enough for a family of 4?

Is an annaul salary of EUR 53000 (before tax) sufficient for a family to live in Eindhoven area? It is a family of four with two school-going kids under 12. Assuming the case of not getting the ...
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Supermarket in the Netherlands

What are the best-known supermarkets that are in the Netherlands, particularly in the Leiden area? I'm looking for regular grocery stores for food, bread, vegetables, shampoo.
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residential areas for expat in Leiden [closed]

What are the areas that expat live in, in Leiden Using wikipedia, I found that Leiden has the following suburbs Oegstgeest, Leiderdorp, Voorschoten and Zoeterwoude My employer office is located at ...
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Commission vs Guarantee

First of all, sorry for the silly question, I came from a third world country, undeveloped country, so we don't have all this. (Not just for this question, but for the other questions that I am ...
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In the Netherlands, in what kind of stores do I look for everyday men's clothes?

I've been living in Amsterdam for several months and have postponed clothes shopping for a while. Now I need to get some... so, I know there's the area famous for department stores and large brand ...
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I have a job offer in the Netherlands. Can I bring my wife and can she work?

So, I have this very nice offer in the Netherlands (Work permit included). I will be there next week to negotiate, but I really want to know if it possible to take my wife with me and if she will also ...
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In the Netherlands, am I obligated to refund a previous employer for missing deductions?

The situation is next one. My previous employer made a mistake and instead of deducting 300 EUR a month for my train subscription, they were paying me it extra. I treated this amount as their ...
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Can I legally back out on a job offer after accepting?

I'm a US citizen living in the Netherlands with an indefinite work contract and work permit. I'm looking for new work, and I want to understand my legal rights once I have either verbally accepted a ...
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Applying for NL Passport

I was at lunch with an associate the other day and he mentioned that he had managed to get his kids dutch passports simply because their grandparents were born and raised in the NL. I think in the ...
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Job hunting in Netherlands for a foreigner (while abroad)

I am a UK citizen but have been living in Asia for awhile. Recently I wanted to relocate back to EU for an mechanical engineering career, and Netherlands is one of the place that I am considering. I ...
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is it normal MVV takes three weeks?

I am applying for an MVV visa to NL. My sponsor is recognized sponsor by IND. I have been told that because it is a recognized sponsor, it will take two weeks. Until now it is been three weeks and no ...
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Slovenian working in Belgium living in The Netherlands

I have an question, my boyfriend is Slovenian (I'm Dutch) and he is working and living in Belgium. He is fully registered and paying Belgium taxes etc. Now we got the opportunity to live in the ...
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Just moved to Netherlands for a couple of years, but I am on US payroll. Do I need to pay dutch tax?

I moved to Netherlands with my family about a month ago. I am on the US payroll and receive bi-weekly pay checks in the US. Do I need to pay income tax in Netherlands? In order for me to get housing, ...
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Argentinian working remotely for the US by contract, trying to move to The Netherlands, but how?

this is my first post here. I was kinda hesitant on posting the question because I think I exhausted every channel already, but I guess I don't lose anything by "just asking" and know your experiences....
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GVB Train Penalty

I have a personal ov-chipkaart, I bought it yesterday and I used it today. I checked in Amsterdam and I was travelling to Utrecht. The officer checked my card and said that I didn't check in and I ...
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Netherlands Medical Insurance [closed]

I need a recommendation for a good medical insurance company in Netherlands (Eindhoven), I am expatriate and will stay in Netherlands for a year ?
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South African to apply for Dutch citizenship

My son is 17 years old this year. Both his father's parents were Dutch and lived in Hengelo. They immigrated to South Africa in the 1950s. Does Dutch law allow him to apply for citizenship?
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Is Eindhoven a good city for non Dutch? [closed]

Is Eindhoven a good city to live for non Dutch young working man and don't speak Dutch for now ?, I mean I will find activities, events, meetups, shopping centers and enable to make new friends .. or ...
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How to read this Dutch salary slip

I got an offer from a Dutch company and I've received what my salary slip would look like. I couldn't understand it. I will post it here and hide the actual values for privacy, I would appreciate if ...
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Renting Studio with Minimum rental period

I am trying to rent studio in Netherlands now, and I saw in some posts that Minimum rental period 12 months, I don't know my job conditions, may be I have to change the city, How this point in ...
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Banks suggestions in the Netherlands

I'll be working in the Netherlands, I want to open a bank account there. Id like to ask you for banks suggestions please . Having an English version for the online bank website is a critical issue ...
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Netherlands housing rental - I might be getting scammed, how to avoid that?

I am trying to search for an accommodation now in Netherlands, I am still not move to Netherlands yet, I contact with someone but he asked me that if I want to complete the reservation I must send a ...
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Netherlands acquiring 30% ruling after two months of starting the job

I was accepted to work in a company in the Netherlands. I understood that there is 30% ruling new law, which is applied to people who have a master degree and under 30 years old. I'm 26 years old, ...
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Netherlands Renting Registration

I am looking for a studio now in Utrecht, I saw posts with (registration allowed) and some not mentioned it. What is mean by Registration ? and what are its benefits? And Is it required for bank ...
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What is my net salary on a gross salary of 3,000 EUR in Holland? Can I live on that in Amsterdam?

I am a non-EEA citizen. I just got a job offer in Amsterdam with a monthly salary of€3,000 before tax. How much will I get per month? Is that enough for typical costs of living, i.e. food and board ...
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Moving to Netherlands. Job required documents

My husband was invited to move to the Netherlands to work as IT specialist. We are moving with him (me and 2-year old son). I need to know what documents are required to be translated/apostilled/ ...
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Ex-patriated in the Netherlands, travelling to third country - health insurance?

I'm expatriated from Israel/Palestine to the Netherlands. I have a 2-year residence, a BSN number, an address and some sort of local not-so-cheap health insurance with IAK (about which I can provide ...
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Applying for Netherlands RNI abroad in english

I am moving to the Netherlands and I would like to apply for an RNI (Registratie Niet Ingezetenen) in English online. Is this possible? If not where is the easiest place to book an appointment so that ...
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Emigrating to Netherlands from ZA, how to get proof of residence in ZA?

In the next few weeks I will be moving to Amsterdam to work for an indefinite amount of time. To apply for the 30% ruling in the Netherlands I need some sort of government form that says I have been a ...
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Choosing a place to fix/replace eyeglass frames [closed]

I'm a recent expatriate to the Netherlands (specifically, Amsterdam). My eyeglasses got sort of bent, and I need to try and fix the frame and/or replace it. I went to one shop when this happened to me ...
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Exchange in the Netherlands - Working Holiday or Residence Visa [closed]

I (an Australian citizen) am going on exchange to the Netherlands. Apparently it is much cheaper (about $400AUD) and much less paperwork to get a working holiday visa than a residence visa. However, ...
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Moving to the Netherlands while working for a UK company

I work for a company based in the UK but I'm very fortunate to be in a position where I work predominantly from home (with a meeting or two at the office each month). As I can do my job from anywhere ...
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How to prove that you've been living outside a country during a period? [closed]

I need to prove that I've been residing outside the Netherlands for a period of 24 months in order to apply for the "30%-ruling". Some suggestions I got were: Payslips Registration on a city hall ...
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Working from Ireland for a company in the Netherlands - Tax Bracket

So I work for a company in the Netherlands but I am working remotely from Ireland. I am currently being taxed 52% until I provide a BSN number. As far as I am aware to get this number I need to live ...
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Possessing two residence IDs of different Schengen countries

I am a non-EU citizen, residing in Belgium as a dependent to my spouse (non-EU as well). Recently I got admitted to a Masters course in Netherlands for fall 2016. The university will be applying for ...
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Living in the Netherlands, working in the UK

I am a 21 year old British female who, upon graduation of my masters in September, will be moving to the Netherlands to live with my partner. I am hoping to boost my career in freelance writing upon ...
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Working for a dutch company through a US company

My wife and I are EU citizens. I am employed by a Dutch company. This company may hire my wife indirectly as a freelancer through a US based company to work remotely from home. Essentially they would ...
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Ov-chipkaart for non-eu student with Dutch partner

I, a non-eu student, going to study in the Netherlands the next year. I want to live with my Dutch boyfriend with whom we are going to register partnership in several months. I would like to move in, ...
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Under which dutch taxation scheme does the following activity fall into?

I am currently living in the Netherlands, but working remote for a non-dutch company from abroad and receiving income from them based on hours worked, on a freelance basis. The contract stipulates ...
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Dutch citizenship through grandparents

Could you help me discover if I have a chance to obtain a Dutch passport? All four of my grandparents were born in Holland. They immigrated to Canada after WWII. Both of my parents were born in ...
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Putting my 14-year-old son in school when moving to to Amesterdam from Sweden

My family is hoping to relocate to Amsterdam, The Netherlands, by this summer. We currently live in Stockholm, Sweden. We are planning on registering our son, who will be 14 and entering 9th grade in ...
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Income tax question, I have a possible job based in Malta but working 55%+ worldwide

I understand their is another question on this subject but mine is more specific. Currently a resident in the Netherland and considering the possibility of emigrating to Malta for a job opportunity, ...
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Naturalisation in the Caribbean Netherlands for European Dutch

All Dutch nationals have the right of abode in the European Netherlands, however only those with a connection to the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom have the right of abode in the Caribbean Netherlands....
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English speaker finding work in Netherlands [duplicate]

I am 19, I have Scottish qualifications (No University degree/College diploma) and the only work experience I carry is a paperboy. I do know more than the basics of Dutch as I have Dutch friends and ...
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Is there any way that visas can be sent online?

I applied for a Dutch visa at the Dutch embassy in Sri Lanka, as a non-EU family member joining his spouse in the Netherlands, so they collected my biometric data and visa application form, and they ...
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What happens to me Salary requirement for Dutch knowledge migrant once I turn 30?

I am 29 years old and I am working in the Netherlands as a knowledge migrant and my current salary satisfies the salary requirement for the below 30 criteria. I have a residence permit valid until ...