TIP 1:
Before you settle down in the Netherlands, is it necessary to have import documents like diploma’s and grade lists legalised. Your new employer will ask for them.

TIP 2:
Applying for a visa is something you shouldn’t forget when you want to settle in the Netherlands.

TIP 3:
As soon as you arrive you can report yourself at the City Hal in Eindhoven. You need to do this within 5 days after arrival. You need to make an appointment before. To book this appointment you can call the number: +31 40 2386 000 Don’t forget to ask where you need to be.

Please take the following documents with you during the appointment:

  1. A valid passport. If you are already a resident from the EU then an Identity card is also fine.
  2. Original marriage certificate, birth certificate, death certificate of important events
  3. Rental- or purchase agreement from your house
  4. Proof of deregistration if you come from Belgium, Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, Sint Eustatius or Saba

The city hall is located at:

Stadhuisplein 10
5611 EM  EINDHOVEN
Openinghours:

Monday 09.00 AM – 1.00 PM
Thuesday 09.00 AM – 1.00 PM
Wednesday 09.00 AM – 1.00 PM
Thursday 09.00 AM – 1.00 PM
Friday 09.00 AM – 1.00 PM

TIP 4:
Are you going to live together or move in with someone, think about a copy of passport from the owner/head resident.
A written statement from the main occupant / owner that he or she gives permission for this (possibly against payment for this).

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