The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in London, United Kingdom

Living and working in the Netherlands

Living in the Netherlands
If you come to the Netherlands to live, work or study, you are likely to have some questions about the arrangements you need to make. The New to Holland website will guide you to the government organizations you may have to deal with. You can also find out more about life in the Netherlands, on this website for 'expats'. 

Working in the Netherlands
Are you a European citizen already working in the Netherlands or considering working in the Netherlands? If so, the brochures " New in the Netherlands''  and Working in the Netherlands will help you. It contains basic information about work, social security, accommodation, medical expenses, education and learning Dutch. The brochure also explains where you can find further information.

Apart from that, you will find answers to many frequently asked questions on

If you want to find out what requirements you have to meet and what documents you need if you want to work in the Netherlands, please use the Residence Wizard of the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND).

Useful contacts for expats arriving in the Netherlands for the first time can be found here