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Make an appointment: individuals

International newcomers in the Amsterdam Area who are EU citizens or highly skilled migrants can use IN Amsterdam for municipal registration. Request an appointment below.

Please refer to our visitor guidelines for up-to-date information on appointments and visits.

In order to use IN Amsterdam for municipal registration you will need to first complete the below form to request an appointment. After you have completed the form please call IN Amsterdam at +31 (0)20 254 7999 to schedule a date and time for the appointment.


EU employees or highly skilled migrants who work for a company that is officially recognised as a sponsor by the IND. Employees or the company they work for must also have an address in Amsterdam, Amstelveen, Haarlem, Haarlemmermeer, Almere, Hilversum, Diemen or Velsen.

Required documents for registration (for each individual):

  • Valid passport (identity card is acceptable for EU citizens only)
  • An original birth certificate* - necessary for children, European citizens and their partners (EU and non-EU), self-employed entrepreneurs and startup professionals and people with an orientation year residence permit
  • If applicable, an original marriage certificate*, divorce decree, adoption certificate or family book. Even if the partner is not joining, a marriage needs to be registered. Therefore it is necessary to bring this declaration, which must be signed by both parties.

    *The certificates need to be presented in Dutch, English, French or German. Otherwise a translation by a sworn translator is necessary and authentication may be required. Please note that authentication refers to apostille or double legalization.
    *Marriage or birth certificate must be presented within three months after your first appointment. You
    must make a new appointment for this.
  • Proof of address. Registration is only possible with a printed and signed copy of one of the following documents:

Please note that service fees may apply and that payment in cash is not possible.

Note: you are only able to register with the municipality if you are staying in the Netherlands for four months or longer.

You can easily find and download the forms you need for different procedures here.

Privacy statement

In order to make a registration appointment for you, your personal data will be recorded in the registration system of IN Amsterdam, a division of the City of Amsterdam (Gemeente Amsterdam). The purpose of this data processing is to make an appointment with the right people for the right procedures at the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) and the municipality. Your data will not be transferred to third parties. The City of Amsterdam will process your data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Read more about how your personal data is processed by visiting IN Amsterdam - Processing of personal data and find more information at

If you have any questions about how your personal data is processed, please contact the Data Protection Officer by emailing

If you are an intermediary (relocation agent, immigration lawyer, tax advisor, company contact, etc.) you will need to use a different form. Click here for the correct form for intermediaries.