Checklist moving to the Netherlands

If you will be living or working in the Netherlands for more than 90 days, you will be considered to be emigrating to the Netherlands. What you will need to arrange before moving depends on your situation.

Attention: If you have lived in the Netherlands before, please see the step-by-step plan for moving back to the Netherlands.

This checklist shows you which organisations you need to deal with for each part of the process. If you can’t find the information you’re looking for, contact the organisation in question.

Things to arrange before you leave

Before you leave, be sure to have checked and arranged the following things.

Things to arrange immediately after your arrival

Be sure to arrange the following things once you arrive in the Netherlands.

Things to arrange later

What else you will need to arrange once you’re living in the Netherlands depends on your situation. See what you will need to arrange and what options are available.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.