Expat Holland (The Netherlands)

The Netherlands

The Netherlands - Efficient, safe, and open-minded, the Netherlands is a charming country where historical architecture, canals and flower markets enchant visitors. Not only an easy country to explore, Holland is also easygoing, with cultured and unassuming people.

The Netherlands Discussion Forum - Latest Posts

  What Expats Need To Know When Moving To The Netherlands
  An Expat Guide to Working in the Netherlands
  An Expat Guide To Having A Baby In The Netherlands
  Help a student out! (+ giveaway)
  Choosing A Primary School In The Netherlands
  Experienced English Teacher: One on One Tutoring
  How to Rent a Property in Amsterdam
  Useful Tips For Expat Parents Moving To The Netherlands
  Survey Help for Study on Middle East & North Africa Expats

Expat Focus Columnists - The Netherlands (Holland)
Linda Janssen
Tom Zachystal

  What Expats Need To Know When Moving To The Netherlands

Articles - Netherlands

Expats from another European Union country planning to live in the Netherlands for more than three months must register with the nearest Municipality Administration (GBA) and will need various bits of documentation to register.

As with most countries, moving to the Netherlands will deliver something of a culture shock but expats will soon find ways to fit in. While the expat may make friends they shouldn't be surprised about not being invited to family events - the Dutch have tight family networks and keep them that way.   more ...

  Netherlands - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Articles - Netherlands

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at the Netherlands and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

  An Expat Guide to Working in the Netherlands

Articles - Netherlands

With around 95% of the population in work, and unemployment continuing to fall, the Netherlands provides good prospects for those seeking work. The average annual salary is around 48,000 euros and workers aged 15 and above are entitled to a minimum wage.   more ...

  An Expat Guide To Having A Baby In The Netherlands

Articles - Netherlands

The Netherlands practises a calm and informed approach to pregnancy, which is deemed to be a healthy and normal state and not a medical condition which requires intense scrutiny. While this can be frustrating when you are trying to get a referral for something you are seriously worried about, it is also a welcome break from the hysteria that is sometimes attached to this natural life event.   more ...

  Choosing A Primary School In The Netherlands

Articles - Netherlands

With around 7000 primary schools to choose from, newcomers to the Netherlands need clear information to identify the best fit for their child. We answer the key questions on primary education options to help you begin your search.   more ...


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