South of the Netherlands

Surviving in the South of the Netherlands

Expat in the South of the netherlands

SOUTH OF THE NETHERLANDS

Eindhoven, Veldhoven, Tilburg, Breda, Maastricht

 

The city Eindhoven has a lot to offer. The Brainport Eindhoven Region accounts for around half of the country’s R&D investment and is officially known as ‘Brainport’. Eindhoven is a hub for start-up companies and employment opportunities, and attracts internationals from around the world. The villages closely surrounding Eindhoven are popular with expat families.

 

Maastricht is located in the very south of the Netherlands, but right in the heart of Europe, bordering to Germany as well as Belgium. Aachen, Cologne, Frankfurt, Brussels, Antwerp, Paris as well as Luxemburg are around the corner. Its impressive history is reflected in the historic centre and location along the Meuse river. In the hilly countryside new technologies on chemicals and new materials, life sciences and smart services are booming.

 

You can find more information about the South of The Netherlands in Expat Survival Guide 2024!

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Helping you

How can we help you in The SOUTH OF THE NETHERLANDS?

Employment

Help for Expat Families. If your partner or family is looking to get a job in the Netherlands, the EURES advisers are here to help. EURES is an initiative from the European Commission to help citizens from in- and outsite the European Economic Area te successful wherever they live in the EU.

UWV / EURES

MILES powered by LIMES could act as the employer of record (EOR+) and place talent on the MILES payroll as long as a company does not have the status of Recognised Sponsor. By acting as a Recognised Sponsor with IND, MILES makes it possible for highly skilled international talent to be legally employed in the Netherlands. MILES will take care of the full administrative, fiscal and legal tasks.

MILES

Within the Netherlands and abroad, Mynta Law has an excellent reputation as running a very knowledgeable, experienced, and sincere immigration and nationality law practice. We are thorough in our analysis of your question, realistic in our advice, and very goal-oriented in everything we do.

Mynta Law

We advise individuals and companies that operate across borders. Globalisation offers unprecedented opportunities to talented, ambitious people and organisations with international ambitions. However, in addition to challenges and opportunities, it also gives rise to complex laws and regulations, so specialist integrated support in the area of tax law and other legal matters is essential.

LIMES international

Karen Gordon is a Certified Career & Team Coach. In her practice, Karen coaches and trains individuals and groups both for companies and privately. Services include:, Career Planning, CV Optimisation, Job seeking, Interview preparation in English, Face to face or online workshops, Leadership & Team Coaching.

KGT Consulting

Relocation

Relocating to the Netherlands? Plans to move here? ACCESS, a local not-for-profit organisation, managed by volunteers – who moved here themselves – is here to help. We answer any questions you have about moving to, living in and leaving the Netherlands. Questions internationals have when navigating new circumstances, while living here.

ACCESS

The expert team at Expat Centre Maastricht Region is highly skilled in providing an efficient transition process from a nervous newcomer to laid-back local, for individuals and businesses alike. Our website provides a wealth of information regarding every aspect of expat life in the Maastricht Region, and when further guidance is required our consultants can provide one-on-one advice sessions.

Expat Centre Maastricht Region

Utility Direct is the only independent relocation platform aimed at completely unburdening customers during a move to or within the Netherlands. With years of experience and partnerships with all the biggest providers we will help you settle comfortably in your new home. From arranging your insurance, furniture rental, bank account and moving services, to setting up all your household utilities.

Utility Direct

Within the Netherlands and abroad, Mynta Law has an excellent reputation as running a very knowledgeable, experienced, and sincere immigration and nationality law practice. We are thorough in our analysis of your question, realistic in our advice, and very goal-oriented in everything we do.

Mynta Law

25 years of tradition meets innovation in our expat services, removing any potential roadblocks on your path! Energized by Empowerment and Empathy, we offer Immigration Aid, 30% Tax Ruling, Government Compliance (BSN2, Bank, Car Import, Driving License Exchange), Relocation Care, Daycare&School Search, Home-Finding, Payroll&Employment for Non-Eu nationals and more. Your adventure, our dedication!

PIR GROUP

Balancing a digital and human approach, Expat Management Group offers a wide range of personal and corporate immigration, relocation, and settling-in services for expats and their dependents in Benelux, Germany, and beyond. With the solid base and experience of a large firm and the flexibility and commitment of a small one. Seamlessly. Frictionless. Human first. Every step of the way.

Expat Management Group

We provide advice to those who wish to work and live in the Netherlands and also to (overseas) companies who do business in the Netherlands. We are familiar with all the specific rules and regulations and we can provide a wide range of tailor-made services ranging from relocation – housing tax services (rental and purchase), residence/working permits, settling-in services in the Netherlands.

Tulip Expats Services

We do it all. Starting at guiding you through the world of relocation and immigration issues, tax and insurances, and housing and mortgages, up to school enrolment, medical registration, cleaning services, joining sport & social clubs and home decoration. We cover every aspect for expats moving to The Netherlands…and back.

PAS BMS

Eindhoven is the home base of Big5 so we know, like no other, what Eindhoven and the surrounding areas have to offer you. Our relocation services are always customised to suit your personal situation- no standard answers. Our experienced team has built up a great breadth and depth of competence. So Big5 will always ensure your smooth transition.

Big5 Relocations

Housing

At YOSAA it is all about where YOU want to wake up. From lovely cities all around the Netherlands to charming cities in Switzerland and countless other captivating destinations across Europe, make your pick and let us do the rest! Because our mission is to hook you up with the home of your dreams. After all, you’re the one looking for a home. Welcome to YOSAA, where your story finds its home!

YOSAA

At Corporate Housing Factory, we offer today’s business traveller contemporary serviced apartments for temporary stays in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Eindhoven. Always conveniently located with easy access to the city center, main business areas, airports and public transportation. Combine the amenities of a hotel with the comfort of your own home.

Corporate Housing Factory

Pararius is the largest independent website for rental properties in the Netherlands. Pararius brings together tenants and landlords. Hundreds of professional organisations offer their available rental properties on Pararius. Visitors of Pararius can easily search the large selection of rental properties and then contact them by email or simply just by calling.

Pararius

We understand how complex it can be to find and secure a place that meets your needs. Our expertise, top-notch service, and dedicated team are sure to make your relocation a breeze. It’s our goal to help you find the long-term rental of your dreams anywhere in the Netherlands. Furnished, unfurnished, modern, classic, vibrant, or calm – we make sure to find a home that fits with your lifestyle.

Corporate Housing Living

We provide advice to those who wish to work and live in the Netherlands and also to (overseas) companies who do business in the Netherlands. We are familiar with all the specific rules and regulations and we can provide a wide range of tailor-made services ranging from relocation – housing tax services (rental and purchase), residence/working permits, settling-in services in the Netherlands.

Tulip Expats Services

Finance

The TaxSavers is an ambitious and fast-growing organization where the customers are always put first. The TaxSavers has been set up to assist clients with the increasing demand in filing their tax returns. Especially in more complex situations, such as after buying or selling a house, in years of migration, or the financial results of other impactful life events.

The TaxSavers

A&H Finance is specialized in helping expats who want to buy a house in the Netherlands. We guide you through the entire mortgage process. Our aim is that you buy a house which you may enjoy for many years, with a mortgage that fits your personal situation.

A&H Finance

We advise individuals and companies that operate across borders. Globalisation offers unprecedented opportunities to talented, ambitious people and organisations with international ambitions. However, in addition to challenges and opportunities, it also gives rise to complex laws and regulations, so specialist integrated support in the area of tax law and other legal matters is essential.

LIMES international

Creative entrepreneurs seeking an all-round financial coach can find guidance in a constantly evolving world with our tailored financial and tax advice. Our comprehensive approach, based on both your business and personal situation, ensures that you gain control over your finances, both now and in the future.

NAHV Belastingadviseurs

Leave your mortgage worries behind! Our efficient process ensures your mortgage is completed in no time. Experience our exceptional value, affordable pricing, and 5-star service. Schedule your appointment today at one of our locations in Amsterdam, The Hague or Utrecht, or if you prefer, set up a video-based appointment from the comfort of your own home.

Easy Mortgage

We provide advice to those who wish to work and live in the Netherlands and also to (overseas) companies who do business in the Netherlands. We are familiar with all the specific rules and regulations and we can provide a wide range of tailor-made services ranging from relocation – housing tax services (rental and purchase), residence/working permits, settling-in services in the Netherlands.

Tulip Expats Services

File your Dutch income tax return for € 149, or together with your partner for only € 199. The income tax filing process is simple, straightforward, affordable, completely online and in plain English. Our service is also available to expats with the 30% ruling. Blue Umbrella: specialist in Dutch tax matters, reliable, accurate and affordable. The best choice for internationals.

Blue Umbrella

Education

Whether you’re an expat and want to master Dutch or you’re interested to acquire another language, at Regina Coeli you learn to communicate more effectively in a foreign language. At every Regina Coeli training programme’s core: Personal attention, Face-to-face lessons with native speakers, Full focus on learning the language, Intensity: learn a foreign language in a short time

Language Institute Regina Coeli

The Board of Tests and Examinations (CvTE) is responsible for the organisation and development of the State Exam Dutch as a second language (Nt2). This is the national language proficiency exam for non-native speakers looking to study or work in the Netherlands. The diploma is officially recognized by the Dutch government. Find more information on our website and subscribe to our newsletter!

College voor Toetsen en Examens

Ready to go from overwhelmed to confident in daily Dutch situations? At Vivo Dutch, you’ll learn Dutch in a streamlined, flexible, and structured way – in just 8 weeks. How? Completely online, mostly self-paced, and including personal feedback on pronunciation, and speaking/writing skills. Your teacher Vivian is a certified teacher, native speaker, and former integration exam assessor. Are you in?

Vivo Dutch

Coming to Vlerick is a transformative experience. Before Vlerick, you have dreams. After Vlerick, you have the ability and connections to achieve them. This is where you immerse yourself in an international, inclusive space. Are you ready to leap? To ignite your entrepreneurial fire? To become the leader we need for a better world? Vlerick will empower you.

Vlerick Business School

Our expertise is rooted in academics and tested in practice. We are here for highly-educated people both inside and outside of the university. We combine academic knowledge, insight, and practical skills in language and communication so you can push your personal and professional boundaries. In’to! Your partner for all requests related to language and communication.

Radboud in’to Languages

Flowently provides language courses for growing companies and busy people. Happy employees will stay with your company. We therefore welcome internationals with exclusive language training and integration programmes; Basic Dutch, Business English, Local Culture Sessions and Intercultural Awareness, for individuals and groups. With proper relocation, expats deliver higher performance faster.

Flowently

New2NL is a specialized education consultancy for international families living in or moving to the Netherlands. Through our research background in Intercultural Conflicts at Work, a Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology, jobs at multinationals and working in Italy, we have a thorough understanding of the (educational) challenges faced by international families in the Netherlands.

New2NL

Families

Help for Expat Families. If your partner or family is looking to get a job in the Netherlands, the EURES advisers are here to help. EURES is an initiative from the European Commission to help citizens from in- and outsite the European Economic Area te successful wherever they live in the EU.

UWV / EURES

You’ve been able to rely on professional childcare since we opened our first childcare centre in 1984. Every day, more than 700 Partou childcare centres welcome over 70,000 children and 9,000 members of staff. This means we are the biggest childcare organisation in the Netherlands and we are proud to say that we have a lot of experience with children.

Partou Childcare

Within the Netherlands and abroad, Mynta Law has an excellent reputation as running a very knowledgeable, experienced, and sincere immigration and nationality law practice. We are thorough in our analysis of your question, realistic in our advice, and very goal-oriented in everything we do.

Mynta Law

New2NL is a specialized education consultancy for international families living in or moving to the Netherlands. Through our research background in Intercultural Conflicts at Work, a Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology, jobs at multinationals and working in Italy, we have a thorough understanding of the (educational) challenges faced by international families in the Netherlands.

New2NL

Setting up home

At YOSAA it is all about where YOU want to wake up. From lovely cities all around the Netherlands to charming cities in Switzerland and countless other captivating destinations across Europe, make your pick and let us do the rest! Because our mission is to hook you up with the home of your dreams. After all, you’re the one looking for a home. Welcome to YOSAA, where your story finds its home!

YOSAA

Relocating to the Netherlands? Plans to move here? ACCESS, a local not-for-profit organisation, managed by volunteers – who moved here themselves – is here to help. We answer any questions you have about moving to, living in and leaving the Netherlands. Questions internationals have when navigating new circumstances, while living here.

ACCESS

DutchNews.nl provides Dutch news and current affairs in English for an international audience. Some 70,000 people read DutchNews.nl every day, either online, through our daily digital newsletter or via our social media channels.

Dutch News

The British Society organises events with a British flavour. A very social club, we’re open to people of every nationality who are English speakers looking to meet new friends, play sports and socialise. BritSoc as the society is known is a pro-active and multi-cultural organisation which is run by its members for its members.

The British Society

We’ve been sharing stories and music for Amsterdam since 2014. In 2018 we started building an independent, streaming radio station for Amsterdam, in English, and we are already broadcasting to thousands of listeners per month. We have live radio shows most days, all shows available On Demand, and a range of talk-only podcasts on a range of Amsterdam themes.

Broadcast Amsterdam

easylaughs is an improv comedy group based in Amsterdam. easylaughs offers comedy shows, improv and stand up classes and improv workshops, in English. We have been performing improv in Amsterdam since 2005.

easylaughs

There are thousands of volunteering possibilities to make fellow Amsterdammers smile. Come join our volunteering movement, meet new people and make Amsterdam a better place to live!

Serve the City Amsterdam

The Women’s Business Initiative International (WBII) is an international not-for-profit association. We are a community for women business owners, sharing knowledge and experience. We offer a wide variety of events and opportunities to connect, support and grow your business. The pro-activeness of our members enriches and enhances the value of the network.

Women’s Business Initiative International

Would you like to… Meet new people? Practice your Dutch? Develop new skills? You can do this as a volunteer! We bring people who like to do voluntary work in Amsterdam in contact with volunteer organizations who need volunteers for all kinds of different purposes.

Volunteer Centre Amsterdam

The ICN was set up to support the objective of allowing the growing number of Irish people settling in the Netherlands to maintain contact with each other and to provide support for sporting and cultural activities. Along with its monthly e-newsletter, the club is organised both on a national basis and with Local Activity Groups.

ICN – Irish Club Netherlands

JCI Amsterdam International is a chapter of JCI Nederland, a membership-based not-for-profit organisation. We are part of a global network of more than 200,000 young people aged 18-40, which is present in more than 100 countries.

JCI Amsterdam International

ExpatsHaarlem is the broadest international community & media platform in the Haarlem area and is about easing and enriching the life of internationals. We provide news, information and articles and organize events for expats – and Dutchies too-. We arrange special offers and discounts for our readers.

Expats Haarlem

Whether you’re temporarily overseas or ‘going Dutch’, Democrats Abroad Netherlands brings us all together to keep connected to the political process back in the US. In Dutch, there’s just one word (stem) for ‘vote’ and ‘voice’. And we couldn’t agree more. Your vote is your voice — and we’re here to make sure you’re heard!

Democrats Abroad

Boom Chicago introduced improvisation theater to the Netherlands and 30 plus years later, it has grown into the influential and innovative international theater company it is today. Their current complex on the Rozengracht has three theaters with 500 seats, and a creative hub in their multi-level cafe-bar under the original stained glass windows.

Boom Chicago

We support the deep connection between the Netherlands and the United States through public outreach, activities, information sharing, and cultural activities.vOur diverse membership includes newcomers, those who have spent most of their lives in Holland, and everyone in between! Our members are located in Amsterdam, Haarlem, ‘t Gooi and beyond!

American Women’s Club of Amsterdam

A home for expatriate life stories! The Expatriate Archive Centre collects and preserves the life stories of expatriates worldwide for future research. We are located in The Netherlands but our outreach is global. We are here to serve researchers around the world!

Expatriate Archive Centre

Bring your car along when relocating or returning to the Netherlands! With 25 years of experience, VDS Auto Import has helped expats import their cars or motorcycles from around the globe. Whether you’re leaving Dubai, the States, Japan, or any other country. We’ll take care of the entire process; from pick-up at your home abroad, to port transport, Dutch registration, and everything in between.

VDS Auto Import

IN Amsterdam helps international newcomers to Amsterdam and the greater Amsterdam region. IN Amsterdam offers a simplified process for registration, residence permits and BSN for international newcomers and companies looking to hire highly skilled migrants. Expats living in Amsterdam can visit IN Amsterdam for expert advice, information and resources.

IN Amsterdam

We are an accredited school providing an outstanding British education to the international community of Amsterdam. Academic achievement is at the heart of the school. Your child will find an atmosphere of purposeful curiosity. We provide a proven preparation for entry to the finest universities in the UK, Europe and the USA.

British School of Amsterdam

At Corporate Housing Factory, we offer today’s business traveller contemporary serviced apartments for temporary stays in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Eindhoven. Always conveniently located with easy access to the city center, main business areas, airports and public transportation. Combine the amenities of a hotel with the comfort of your own home.

Corporate Housing Factory

Help for Expat Families. If your partner or family is looking to get a job in the Netherlands, the EURES advisers are here to help. EURES is an initiative from the European Commission to help citizens from in- and outsite the European Economic Area te successful wherever they live in the EU.

UWV / EURES

The TaxSavers is an ambitious and fast-growing organization where the customers are always put first. The TaxSavers has been set up to assist clients with the increasing demand in filing their tax returns. Especially in more complex situations, such as after buying or selling a house, in years of migration, or the financial results of other impactful life events.

The TaxSavers

You’ve been able to rely on professional childcare since we opened our first childcare centre in 1984. Every day, more than 700 Partou childcare centres welcome over 70,000 children and 9,000 members of staff. This means we are the biggest childcare organisation in the Netherlands and we are proud to say that we have a lot of experience with children.

Partou Childcare

Pararius is the largest independent website for rental properties in the Netherlands. Pararius brings together tenants and landlords. Hundreds of professional organisations offer their available rental properties on Pararius. Visitors of Pararius can easily search the large selection of rental properties and then contact them by email or simply just by calling.

Pararius

The MVA Certified Expat Broker is the number one quality label for brokers who are specialised in helping internationals finding their new home in the Netherlands. We are the only certified organisation in the Netherlands that focuses on housing internationals in our country. Besides that, we are also partner of IN Amsterdam, International Welcome Centre Utrecht and The Hague International Centre.

MVA Certified Expat Broker

As an expat living in Amsterdam, you are more than welcome to our clinic. We have English, German and French speaking staff and we are indicated as the preferred dentist for employees at Heineken, booking.com and Expedia.

Lassus Tandartsen

Whether you’re an expat and want to master Dutch or you’re interested to acquire another language, at Regina Coeli you learn to communicate more effectively in a foreign language. At every Regina Coeli training programme’s core: Personal attention, Face-to-face lessons with native speakers, Full focus on learning the language, Intensity: learn a foreign language in a short time

Language Institute Regina Coeli

At Kühler & Partners we specialize in providing mental healthcare to adults and kids by a team of psychiatrists and psychologists. We provide treatment in several languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Afrikaans, Turkisch, Bulgarian, Romanian, Serbian, and Greek. No matter where you’re from, we are here to support you.

Kuhler & Partners International Mental Health

ISA was the first school in the world to offer a complete International Baccalaureate curriculum from Pre-School to Grade 12. Today, ISA has close to 1,300 enrolled students, representing over 60 different nationalities, who are dedicated to the mission ‘To Educate for International Understanding’. ISA has been a pioneer in international education for decades.

International School of Amsterdam

If you are searching for a company that can provide comprehensive housing solutions, such as; renting, buying, selling, renovating, mortgages, investment opportunities in both NL and International or any other housing-related needs, we are here for you! Whether you are relocating to or already settled in the Netherlands contact us for a personalized experience with clear and prompt communication.

Dutch Real Estate Company

The Board of Tests and Examinations (CvTE) is responsible for the organisation and development of the State Exam Dutch as a second language (Nt2). This is the national language proficiency exam for non-native speakers looking to study or work in the Netherlands. The diploma is officially recognized by the Dutch government. Find more information on our website and subscribe to our newsletter!

College voor Toetsen en Examens

Our low-pressure, personalized service features a unique combination of native English and Dutch speakers who understand your needs and specialize in working with expats.

27 House Real Estate

MILES powered by LIMES could act as the employer of record (EOR+) and place talent on the MILES payroll as long as a company does not have the status of Recognised Sponsor. By acting as a Recognised Sponsor with IND, MILES makes it possible for highly skilled international talent to be legally employed in the Netherlands. MILES will take care of the full administrative, fiscal and legal tasks.

MILES

Ready to go from overwhelmed to confident in daily Dutch situations? At Vivo Dutch, you’ll learn Dutch in a streamlined, flexible, and structured way – in just 8 weeks. How? Completely online, mostly self-paced, and including personal feedback on pronunciation, and speaking/writing skills. Your teacher Vivian is a certified teacher, native speaker, and former integration exam assessor. Are you in?

Vivo Dutch

Utility Direct is the only independent relocation platform aimed at completely unburdening customers during a move to or within the Netherlands. With years of experience and partnerships with all the biggest providers we will help you settle comfortably in your new home. From arranging your insurance, furniture rental, bank account and moving services, to setting up all your household utilities.

Utility Direct

Within the Netherlands and abroad, Mynta Law has an excellent reputation as running a very knowledgeable, experienced, and sincere immigration and nationality law practice. We are thorough in our analysis of your question, realistic in our advice, and very goal-oriented in everything we do.

Mynta Law

A&H Finance is specialized in helping expats who want to buy a house in the Netherlands. We guide you through the entire mortgage process. Our aim is that you buy a house which you may enjoy for many years, with a mortgage that fits your personal situation.

A&H Finance

We advise individuals and companies that operate across borders. Globalisation offers unprecedented opportunities to talented, ambitious people and organisations with international ambitions. However, in addition to challenges and opportunities, it also gives rise to complex laws and regulations, so specialist integrated support in the area of tax law and other legal matters is essential.

LIMES international

We understand how complex it can be to find and secure a place that meets your needs. Our expertise, top-notch service, and dedicated team are sure to make your relocation a breeze. It’s our goal to help you find the long-term rental of your dreams anywhere in the Netherlands. Furnished, unfurnished, modern, classic, vibrant, or calm – we make sure to find a home that fits with your lifestyle.

Corporate Housing Living

Our students learn within a real-world, inquiry-based curriculum which fosters their individuality, creativity and unique interests. We encourage our students to be innovative and reflective thinkers who demonstrate resilience and determination.

Amity International School Amsterdam

Discover TaalBoost – the ultimate Dutch language school for internationals in Amsterdam! Experience the joy of learning Dutch with our expert instructors who make every class engaging and interactive. Whether you prefer in-class sessions or online learning, we’ve got you covered. Join TaalBoost and embark on an unforgettable Dutch language learning journey! Enrol today and level up your Dutch!

TaalBoost

SmeetsGijbels is firm of lawyers operating throughout the Netherlands and internationally that specialises in family and inheritance law. We enjoy a good reputation on account of our effective approach to complex cases and of the sound and discret way in which we operate. Specialising in every aspect of family and inheritance law, we are able to use our expertise to achieve the desired result.

SmeetsGijbels

25 years of tradition meets innovation in our expat services, removing any potential roadblocks on your path! Energized by Empowerment and Empathy, we offer Immigration Aid, 30% Tax Ruling, Government Compliance (BSN2, Bank, Car Import, Driving License Exchange), Relocation Care, Daycare&School Search, Home-Finding, Payroll&Employment for Non-Eu nationals and more. Your adventure, our dedication!

PIR GROUP

Peter Bruin Makelaardij and International Housing Service are certified real estate agents and appraisers with more than 40 years of experience in the real estate business. We specialize in finding the perfect luxury real estate for expats in Amsterdam and its surroundings.

Peter Bruin Makelaardij

Creative entrepreneurs seeking an all-round financial coach can find guidance in a constantly evolving world with our tailored financial and tax advice. Our comprehensive approach, based on both your business and personal situation, ensures that you gain control over your finances, both now and in the future.

NAHV Belastingadviseurs

Flowently provides language courses for growing companies and busy people. Happy employees will stay with your company. We therefore welcome internationals with exclusive language training and integration programmes; Basic Dutch, Business English, Local Culture Sessions and Intercultural Awareness, for individuals and groups. With proper relocation, expats deliver higher performance faster.

Flowently

Balancing a digital and human approach, Expat Management Group offers a wide range of personal and corporate immigration, relocation, and settling-in services for expats and their dependents in Benelux, Germany, and beyond. With the solid base and experience of a large firm and the flexibility and commitment of a small one. Seamlessly. Frictionless. Human first. Every step of the way.

Expat Management Group

The Element Amsterdam offers 160 suites with either a Studio or One Bedroom layout designed for extended stays with room to stretch out. Enjoy the comforts of home including a kitchenette and large flat screen TV. Our upscale experience starts in our cozy lobby and common areas to our restaurant.

Element by Westin hotel Amsterdam

Are you looking for a used car? When you buy a car from Bynco, you don’t run any risks, neither during the purchase nor while driving. That’s because we take all the risks from you.

Bynco

Leave your mortgage worries behind! Our efficient process ensures your mortgage is completed in no time. Experience our exceptional value, affordable pricing, and 5-star service. Schedule your appointment today at one of our locations in Amsterdam, The Hague or Utrecht, or if you prefer, set up a video-based appointment from the comfort of your own home.

Easy Mortgage

#1 online tax firm assisting internationals globally with international tax advice, the M-form, Dutch income tax returns and 30%-ruling application. Reliable, fast and affordable. ttmtax is a full service tax firm that combines a high level of service with competitive rates. We get your Dutch tax affairs done.

TTM TAX

We provide advice to those who wish to work and live in the Netherlands and also to (overseas) companies who do business in the Netherlands. We are familiar with all the specific rules and regulations and we can provide a wide range of tailor-made services ranging from relocation – housing tax services (rental and purchase), residence/working permits, settling-in services in the Netherlands.

Tulip Expats Services

Winford Bilingual Primary School is a global school focused on the highest quality bilingual primary education. Our goal is to prepare your child for life beyond the primary classroom. During their time at our school, they follow the Dutch, UK, and IPC curriculum. This approach provides children with a very solid emotional, intellectual, and cultural basis for secondary schooling.

Winford Bilingual Primary School

Dr Jesse dental practice is a successful integral dental care centre. We have been providing state-of-the-art dental care to locals and expats for over 25 years. Our specialists strive to provide optimal dental care with emphasis on quality and patient’s needs. We hope to make the dental experience a pleasant one for everyone here in The Netherlands.

Tandartsenpraktijk Jesse

We do it all. Starting at guiding you through the world of relocation and immigration issues, tax and insurances, and housing and mortgages, up to school enrolment, medical registration, cleaning services, joining sport & social clubs and home decoration. We cover every aspect for expats moving to The Netherlands…and back.

PAS BMS

We are a public international school in the Netherlands offering a happy, safe and encouraging learning environment where everyone feels welcome. Surrounded by nature, our location in Hoofddorp is 15 minutes from Schiphol Airport and Haarlem, and only 20 minutes from Amsterdam. At this location we offer primary international education. Secondary education can be found within 1 kilometer.

Optimist International School

The International School Haarlem opened its doors in September 2017 with a primary department and started in 2018 with a secondary department. The school offers an international curriculum to specific groups of students. We are proud of our school with its open and engaged culture, with our students at the heart of it.

International School Haarlem

Our quality Dutch lessons in Amsterdam are suited for total beginners as well as people with some familiarity with the language. You can learn quickly with the group exercises and other students. The courses are divided into segments based on the level of the speaker, in accordance with the European Framework of Classification for Languages. We make sure you get the best teachers.

Dutch Courses Amsterdam Katakura

We are proud to say that we’ve helped more than 10.000 students with their Dutch learning goals, and our team has grown to 15 enthusiastic professionals, eager to guide you towards mastering the Dutch language. With clearly-structured grammar and conversation lessons, our courses are taught by specialized teachers using our own relevant and authentic study materials.

Dutch Courses Amsterdam

Crossroads is a community of people from very diverse backgrounds. We are all at different stages of learning what it means to live like Jesus. Whether you are still exploring faith or have been a Christian for a long time, you will be welcome at Crossroads. We believe we all have a next step to take.

Crossroads International Church

File your Dutch income tax return for € 149, or together with your partner for only € 199. The income tax filing process is simple, straightforward, affordable, completely online and in plain English. Our service is also available to expats with the 30% ruling. Blue Umbrella: specialist in Dutch tax matters, reliable, accurate and affordable. The best choice for internationals.

Blue Umbrella

Healthcare for internationals (H4i) is a non-profit network of organisations that aim to close the gap between Dutch healthcare and the needs and expectations of patients with an international background. The network has members and projects in 5 regions across the Netherlands.

Healthcare for Internationals

New2NL is a specialized education consultancy for international families living in or moving to the Netherlands. Through our research background in Intercultural Conflicts at Work, a Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology, jobs at multinationals and working in Italy, we have a thorough understanding of the (educational) challenges faced by international families in the Netherlands.

New2NL

Taalhuis Amsterdam is a house for languages, located in the heart of Amsterdam, where you can learn and improve your Dutch and Mediterranean languages. We offer group courses, private training and tailored in-company workshops, but also various text and interpreting services.

Taalhuis Amsterdam

Karen Gordon is a Certified Career & Team Coach. In her practice, Karen coaches and trains individuals and groups both for companies and privately. Services include:, Career Planning, CV Optimisation, Job seeking, Interview preparation in English, Face to face or online workshops, Leadership & Team Coaching.

KGT Consulting

Healthcare

As an expat living in Amsterdam, you are more than welcome to our clinic. We have English, German and French speaking staff and we are indicated as the preferred dentist for employees at Heineken, booking.com and Expedia.

Lassus Tandartsen

Healthcare for internationals (H4i) is a non-profit network of organisations that aim to close the gap between Dutch healthcare and the needs and expectations of patients with an international background. The network has members and projects in 5 regions across the Netherlands.

Healthcare for Internationals

transport

Bring your car along when relocating or returning to the Netherlands! With 25 years of experience, VDS Auto Import has helped expats import their cars or motorcycles from around the globe. Whether you’re leaving Dubai, the States, Japan, or any other country. We’ll take care of the entire process; from pick-up at your home abroad, to port transport, Dutch registration, and everything in between.

VDS Auto Import

Are you looking for a used car? When you buy a car from Bynco, you don’t run any risks, neither during the purchase nor while driving. That’s because we take all the risks from you.

Bynco

We are the oldest driving school in the Netherlands with extensive experience, as you can imagine. We are specialized in guiding international drivers towards the driving test. Let yourself be informed in one of our free intakes. We’ll give you the best advice and solutions to be well prepared for the Dutch driving test. Get started on your journey to a Dutch driver’s license today!

Rijschool Dekker

Leisure & clubs

Relocating to the Netherlands? Plans to move here? ACCESS, a local not-for-profit organisation, managed by volunteers – who moved here themselves – is here to help. We answer any questions you have about moving to, living in and leaving the Netherlands. Questions internationals have when navigating new circumstances, while living here.

ACCESS

DutchNews.nl provides Dutch news and current affairs in English for an international audience. Some 70,000 people read DutchNews.nl every day, either online, through our daily digital newsletter or via our social media channels.

Dutch News

The British Society organises events with a British flavour. A very social club, we’re open to people of every nationality who are English speakers looking to meet new friends, play sports and socialise. BritSoc as the society is known is a pro-active and multi-cultural organisation which is run by its members for its members.

The British Society

We are a social club for international women living in and around Eindhoven. Some of our members have just moved here, and others have lived in the Netherlands for decades. Women join the IWCE for a variety of reasons: to make new friends, to feel less alone in a new place, to practice English (and Dutch!) and to enjoy a sense of community.

International Women’s Club Eindhoven

The Women’s Business Initiative International (WBII) is an international not-for-profit association. We are a community for women business owners, sharing knowledge and experience. We offer a wide variety of events and opportunities to connect, support and grow your business. The pro-activeness of our members enriches and enhances the value of the network.

Women’s Business Initiative International

The ICN was set up to support the objective of allowing the growing number of Irish people settling in the Netherlands to maintain contact with each other and to provide support for sporting and cultural activities. Along with its monthly e-newsletter, the club is organised both on a national basis and with Local Activity Groups.

ICN – Irish Club Netherlands

Whether you’re temporarily overseas or ‘going Dutch’, Democrats Abroad Netherlands brings us all together to keep connected to the political process back in the US. In Dutch, there’s just one word (stem) for ‘vote’ and ‘voice’. And we couldn’t agree more. Your vote is your voice — and we’re here to make sure you’re heard!

Democrats Abroad

A home for expatriate life stories! The Expatriate Archive Centre collects and preserves the life stories of expatriates worldwide for future research. We are located in The Netherlands but our outreach is global. We are here to serve researchers around the world!

Expatriate Archive Centre