In our section Expat Info we explore many different topics. You will find information about Official topics like Holiday, Residence Permit, Driving license and many more. Use the Info menu on the top to navigate.
When you move to the Netherlands and you need a car to make your life a little easier you can consider leasing a car. In the section we explore your options.
In the Netherlands there are public holidays, listed below. There is no law that says employees must be given a day off work on certain public holidays. So no one has a legal right to a day off on a public holiday. Your Collectieve Arbeidsovereenkomst – CAO (collective labour agreement) or employment contract will tell you if you have the day off on public holidays.
The national emergency number is 112. You should call this number when you need urgent medical care for yourself of someone else, in case of fire or when you witness a crime, for example violence or burglary.
When you are moving to the Netherlands and want to have a dutch mobile phone number you can choose between a prepaid or a contract. The most dutch mobile companies are known in the rest of the world like Vodafone and T-mobile. If you want a contract you will need valid proof of identity (not a driving licence), official dutch bank statement and proof of bank account. A contract can be for 1 year or 2 years and with or without a mobile phone.
If you are registered in the Netherlands and you own vehicles you are required to pay motor vehicle tax. Vehicles are cars, vans, motorcycles, trailers, busses and lorries. In this section we explore more.
Are you looking for noterial services with an English speaking staff. We have listed the best notary offices in the Netherlands to help you with business, family, property or real estate law.