I amsterdam's Local portal is your English-language hub for learning about life in the city, whether you're moving to Amsterdam, newly arrived or an established citizen. Here you can look up official information for expats about permits, registration, visas, the 30% tax ruling and news from the City of Amsterdam and Expatcenter. It's also a great place to learn more about working in Amsterdam, explore study opportunities, find out about housing and healthcare, or to explore the cultural offerings in the city. All in all, it's a place to help you make the most of living in Amsterdam.
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If you live in an Amsterdam city district or neighbourhood that relies on waste collection rather than ground containers for refuse, please keep in mind that collection schedules may be affected by the public holidays over Easter and later public holidays.
Since 26 March 2017, public transport users in Amsterdam can no longer use cash to pay for their ticket on GVB buses.
There are expected traffic disruptions around the Easter weekend. Visitors to the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area coming by car are advised to seek out up-to-date information in advance of their trip.