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EU/EEA or Swiss citizens and family members

You wish to live and work in the Netherlands. You have the nationality of an EU/EEA country or Switzerland. Or you are a family member of an EU/EEA or Swiss citizen.

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Right of residence transition scheme for British citizens in the Netherlands

- ​The Dutch government has decided that, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, British citizens and th...

Visiting an IND-desk only possible by appointment

- ​Would you like to visit one of the IND desks? To make use of the products and services at the IN...

New fees as of 1 January 2018

- ​With effect from 1 January 2018, the fees are increased by 1.3%.

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Nice to know

  • You cannot apply for public funds, such as social welfare benefits. This does not apply if you have permanent residence for EU citizens.

  • Do companies, organisations or employers ask you for proof of lawful stay? You can show them this letter.

  • Are you planning to stay in the Netherlands for more than 4 months? You have to register in the Municipal Personal Records Database (BRP) in the municipality where you live.