Documentation and registration are an important part of life in the Netherlands.
On arrival in the Netherlands you will need to go to the Foreign Police to apply for a Residence Permit. You will also need to register with the Local Council. And register with the IND, Immigration and Naturalization Services.
The Hague Relocation can provide the list of documents required for registration, set up appointments and accompany you to these appointments.
Obtaining a Dutch driver's license
If you want to drive a car or motorcycle in the Netherlands you must have a valid driving licence. Your foreign driver’s license is valid for 185 days only, after this period you will need to apply for a Dutch driving license.
Importing a vehicle
Before driving on Dutch roads each imported car must have a Dutch registration number. The Hague Relocation can help you with this application.
You will need a parking permit in most of the residential areas in The Hague. The Hague Relocation will be happy to obtain one for you.
Moving to the Netherlands? Download the checklist.