IN Amsterdam provides a one-stop-shop service for international newcomers in the Amsterdam Area.
1 May 2022
When visiting IN Amsterdam, please follow our appointment guidelines and the government's requirements for self-quarantining and testing on arrival in the Netherlands. Refer to the 'Check My Trip' website for guidance on your personal situation.
Information about coronavirus (COVID-19) in English
Waiting times for appointments
While almost all COVID-19 restrictions have now been lifted in the Netherlands, our appointment guidelines are not yet back to pre-pandemic levels. Currently, the waiting time for an appointment is still about eight weeks due to staff shortages and high demand for appointments. We are working to expand our staff capacity and continue to take precautions to keep both visitors and staff healthy, plus, we are offering a temporary discount on our service fees. Thank you for your understanding.
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:
As the war in Ukraine continues, Amsterdam is working to support those fleeing the fighting. Read the latest updates.
Local elections are coming up in March and hundreds of thousands of internationals are eligible to vote for their city council and district committee. If you meet certain conditions, you will automatically be sent a voting pass without needing to register. Read on to find out how, when, where and for who you can vote.
A new year always brings changes to rules and regulations. From tax rates to work permits, these changes will affect many internationals living in Amsterdam. Read on to find out more.