IN Amsterdam provides a one-stop-shop service for international newcomers in the Amsterdam Area.
Updated 26 August
IN Amsterdam is open for appointments only
The IN Amsterdam office is open for appointments from Monday to Friday. We are continuously evaluating the situation and new updates will be published here. Please read our appointment guidelines for your safety.
How can you reach us?
Email correspondence preferred
Our phone lines have been forwarded to the mobile phones of staff members who are working from home. This temporarily affects our availability. Calls are answered from 09:00-12:00 and 13:00-17:00 (not between 12:00 and 13:00). Please send us an email, rather than a leaving a voicemail, if you’d like us to return your call. Thank you for your patience.
The !WOON helpdesk for tenant support is closed for drop-ins. Book an appointment with a consultant by emailing Dafna Eccles.
Birth and marriage certificates
If you are required to present a birth or marriage certificate, you can schedule an appointment to do so when we resume our usual services. You will not receive a fine if the obligatory time period passes before then. To register a child's birth certificate, call us on +31 (0)20 254 7999.
Services provided by the IND
Appointments are required for services provided by the IND. You can also check the IND's frequently asked questions on immigration procedures at this time.
Additional information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) for international residents and companies
For the latest information from local and national government please see:
Self-quarantine upon arrival in the Netherlands
If you are travelling to the Netherlands from certain countries and regions, you must self-quarantine for 10 days upon arrival – even if you do not have any symptoms or have tested negative for COVID-19. This is because it has been assessed that there is an increased risk of infection in these areas. View the list of countries for which self-quarantine is presently required (the list is updated regularly by the Dutch government). If you must self-quarantine and you have an upcoming appointment with IN Amsterdam, please contact us to reschedule.
We serve companies and their highly skilled migrant employees, scientific researchers, international entrepreneurs and international graduates, simplifying immigration processes and helping international newcomers settle into the Amsterdam Area. The IN Amsterdam procedure includes immigration elements such as:
A recent survey conducted by the International Community Advisory Panel (ICAP) assessed the experiences of internationals who had relocated to the Netherlands to join a partner.
A new law in the Netherlands is changing the way organs are donated.
Self-employed entrepreneurs and freelancers have until autumn to apply for temporary income support thanks to the Tozo scheme.