Living in Amsterdam

I amsterdam's Living portal is the English-language hub for learning about life in the Amsterdam Area, whether you're moving to the city region, newly arrived or an established citizen. It's a place where you can look up official information for internationals, learn more about settling into life in the Amsterdam Area and read the latest news. All in all, it's a place to help you make the most of living in Amsterdam.
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  • What 2020 holds for Amsterdam

    Along with major events such as EURO 2020 and the 10th edition of SAIL, 2020 will bring many changes for residents of Amsterdam.

  • Rules, regulations and tax changes in 2020

    Winter has landed and we’re racing towards a new year and new decade. The first day of the year is a time of celebration, but also when new rules and fiscal policies come into effect. Read on to stay on top of the rules, regulations and tax changes that apply from 2020.

  • Celebrate Thanksgiving in Amsterdam

    It doesn’t matter if you’re from the US or just fancy filling up on a delicious feast ending with pumpkin pie, we’ve picked out some of the best Thanksgiving celebrations in Amsterdam.

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