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Catch all the latest news and developments from the Expatcenter, the one-stop-shop service for highly skilled migrants arriving and recently arrived in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.


  • Decreased sponsor fees for small businesses

    In its continuing efforts to attract international talent to the Netherlands, the Dutch government has announced that the fees paid by businesses to become a recognised sponsor will change.

  • Work permit requirements for Japanese nationals

    The rules regarding work permits for Japanese nationals in the Netherlands are set to change next year. As of 1 January 2017, Japanese nationals will no longer be eligible for the single permit system, which combines both resident and work permits.

  • Partnership between Diemen and Expatcenter Amsterdam

    On Thursday 23 June, Kajsa Ollongren and Jeroen Klaasse, the Alderpersons for Economic Affairs of Amsterdam and Diemen respectively, will sign an agreement on Diemen’s affiliation to the Expatcenter Amsterdam.

  • The Expatcenter’s new online appointment tool is ready for use!

    We have recently been running a pilot of our new online appointment tool. The results are positive, and we are ready to implement the tool for corporate clients and intermediaries scheduling appointments at the Expatcenter.

  • Expatcenter newsletter May 2016

    Stay tuned into what’s happening in town, from updates on Amsterdam’s bustling cultural life to information about city life for locals. This is the Expatcenter newsletter for May 2016.

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