Learn more about the necessities of living in Amsterdam: housing, education, finance, health and more.
If you're thinking about moving to Amsterdam, or have already arrived, there are likely many questions about everyday life in the city you need answered. These pages include information on buying and renting property, getting around, tips for families, healthcare, education, refuse collections & recycling, learning Dutch and the community activities that will help you settle in.
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Everyone residing in the Netherlands is obliged to take out health insurance, even if you are only living and working temporarily in the country.