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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...

About the Expatcenter

About us

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

Brexit Information Point

Following the United Kingdom's referendum on membership of the European Union, held in June 2016, the so-called Brexit decision has raised fresh quest...

Expatcenter highlights


  • The Expatcenter introduces new director

    The Expatcenter Amsterdam welcomes Els Bosma as the organisation’s newly appointed director.

  • Corporate newsletter February 2017

    Stay tuned in to the fields of HR, immigration and highly skilled migrants with the Expatcenter’s corporate newsletter. This is the newsletter from February 2017.

  • Open Amsterdam event collaborates with internationals

    On Thursday, 26 January 2017, The Expatcenter Amsterdam hosted their annual corporate and community event, Open Amsterdam. The event was an opportunity to discuss the Expatcenter’s international talent strategy and to collaborate on finding ways to improve the quality of life of Amsterdam’s international community, making it an ideal city to live and do business in.

  • Get to know the new Intra Corporate Transferee permit

    The Fragomen roundtable event held on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 in Amsterdam explains the impact of the recently implemented Intra Corporate Transferee (ICT) initiative.

  • Amsterdam wins award for expat support and marketing slogan

    Amsterdam has received awards for its exceptional support of expat employees and the city’s business marketing slogan in the inaugural fDi Strategy Awards, presented by fDi Intelligence.

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