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Expatcenter Amsterdam

The Expatcenter provides a one-stop-shop service for international talent: companies and their highly skilled migrant employees, scientific researchers, international entrepreneurs and international graduates. The Expatcenter helps with residence and work permits (including the startup visa), registration with the municipality, the 30% tax ruling and many other official matters.

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...

Forms & downloads

Here you can download some of the essential forms (in PDF format) used by the Expatcenter, Belastingdienst and IND to simplify procedures for employer...

Amsterdam Salon

Join the Amsterdam Salon, an international network combining Amsterdam’s bustling cultural life with social events and professional and cultural excha...

About the Expatcenter

About us

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

FAQ: Expatcenter

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

Expatcenter highlights

News

  • 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.

  • Expatcenter newsletter April 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 April 2016.

  • New improvement to the Orientation Year permit for international graduates

    There has been a significant improvement to the Orientation Year scheme, a measure aiming to retain foreign talent for the Dutch labour market that allows recent bachelor’s and master’s graduates (both from Dutch and international universities) to search for work in the Netherlands with a special Orientation Year work and residence permit.

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