Everything about living in Amsterdam, with official information for expats on permits, registration, visas, the 30% tax ruling and news from the City of Amsterdam and Expatcenter.

Living in Amsterdam

About Amsterdam

Amsterdam's appeal lies in its rich cultural heritage, diverse and creative culture, commercial dynamism and high quality of life. Ultimately, the city's strongest asset is its people: the people who live here, the people who work here, the people who study here, and the people who visit here.

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  • living
  • quality of life
  • culture

Who is here: Amsterdam international profiles

  • metropolitan area
  • living
  • quality of life

30% tax ruling

  • 30% tax ruling
  • highly skilled migrant
  • employment
  • eu citizens
  • expatcenter
  • personal finances
  • legal
  • official matters
  • resources
  • rights
  • taxes
  • visa

Housing

Learn more about finding a home, rentals, buying a property and housing rights in Amsterdam.

Registration

  • bsn
  • registration
  • eu citizens
  • expatcenter
  • highly skilled migrant
  • municipal services
  • official matters
  • resources
  • visa

Work

Find out about work and employment opportunities in Amsterdam: job searches, recruitment, starting a business and more.

Study

Improve your prospects by studying in Amsterdam: universities, work placements, international schools and more.

Expatcenter

  • expatcenter
  • highly skilled migrant
  • immigration

'My First Month' booklet

Get settled in Amsterdam by checking out the Expatcenter's 'My First Month' booklet.

'My First Month' booklet

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