IN Amsterdam

IN Amsterdam provides a one-stop-shop service for international newcomers in the Amsterdam Area.

18 November 2021

Phone scam warning

Please be cautious and alert to potential phone scammers. Never give away your citizen service number (BSN) or other personal details over the phone, unless you are speaking to a governmental institution. Government institutions will usually contact you by post (online or offline), and never from a mobile phone number (starting with 06). More info (in Dutch).

Service update: Longer waiting times for appointments

Please note that our offices will be more difficult to reach in the coming period. This is due to several factors resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. If you are unable to reach us by phone, please email us at We appreciate your patience and understanding in this time. Read more.

Important: before visiting IN Amsterdam

At your appointment, we kindly ask you to keep a 1.5-metre distance from others, disinfect your hands on arrival and follow our other appointment guidelines until further notice.

Follow the government's requirements for self-quarantining and testing on arrival in the Netherlands. If you are uncertain about your personal requirements, please take a moment to try out the 'Check My Trip' website to access the latest forms and guidance.

Information about coronavirus (COVID-19) in English

For the latest information please see:

Learn how IN Amsterdam can help you

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:

Are you an international newcomer, employer, or are you interested in becoming a partner? Choose a topic below:

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IN Amsterdam news: Dutch immigration policy and HR updates

  • Learn about the coronavirus entry pass in the Netherlands

    The current rules of social distancing and opening hours are valid at least until 19 December. While certain entertainment is still available during the day, to make use of social and leisure facilities such as bars, restaurants, concerts, cinemas and theatres, you must have a valid coronavirus entry pass.

  • Service delays at IN Amsterdam

    Our offices are difficult to reach lately and waiting times for appointments are longer than usual. 

  • Coronavirus vaccinations without appointment

    Are you resident in the Amsterdam Area and have you not yet made a coronavirus vaccination appointment? Then pop into one of the locations in Amsterdam where you can receive your first or second vaccine dose without an appointment.

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