The Expatcenter provides a one-stop-shop service for international companies and their highly skilled migrant employees, as well as scientific researchers.

Welcome to the Expatcenter Amsterdam

The Expatcenter services

With simplified processes and applications, the Expatcenter aims to better meet the needs of international companies and their expatriate employees in...

The 30% ruling via the Expatcenter Amsterdam

The Expatcenter Amsterdam officially cooperates with the Dutch Tax Office (Belastingdienst) in regards to the 30% ruling.

About the Partnership Programme

The Expatcenter Partnership Programme aims to meet the needs of expatriates by offering helpful information and contact details of local expat-related...
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About the Expatcenter

About us

The cities of Amsterdam, Amstelveen, Almere, Haarlem, Hilversum, Haarlemmermeer and Velsen, together with the Immigration and Naturalisation Services ...

Expatcenter FAQ

Find answers to all our frequently asked questions about moving to and living in Amsterdam. Such as registration in the city, information about permit...

Contact the Expatcenter

The Expatcenter is conveniently located in the World Trade Center (WTC) in Amsterdam's Zuidas district.


  • MVV amendment simplifies procedures for start-up permit applicants

    On 1 October 2015, a significant amendment was made to the start-up visa process. Start-up entrepreneurs no longer need to apply for and collect a provisional residence permit (MVV) at the Dutch Embassy of their country of residence, before they can submit and collect their start-up permit in the Netherlands. This change makes it much easier to start up, saving entrepreneurs a great deal of time and money.

  • Expatcenter corporate newsletter September 2015

    Stay tuned in to the fields of HR, immigration and highly skilled migrants via the Expatcenter's corporate newsletter. This is the newsletter from September 2015.

  • Expatcenter SAIL 2015 networking event & seminar

    During the 9th edition of SAIL Amsterdam - the biggest nautical event of its kind in Europe drawing in 600 vessels and 2.3 million visitors - the Expatcenter held a networking event and seminar on board the Clipper Stad Amsterdam.

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