Moving to the Netherlands
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Connecting utilities, television, internet, telephone in the Netherlands

Getting utilities connected in the Netherlands


A guide to connecting utility services to your Dutch home, including water, electricity and gas providers, plus information on post offices and decorating your home.

Exchanging your foreign driver’s licence for a Dutch version

Exchanging a foreign driver’s licence in the Netherlands


If you have a driver's licence from outside of the Netherlands, certain nationalities must exchange it for Dutch driver's licence.

Connecting television, phone and internet in the Netherlands

Dutch communications: Connecting TV, internet, telephone and mobile


A guide on how to connect to telephone, internet, television and mobile services in the Netherlands, plus a list of the main communication providers.

The common challenges of expat repatriation

The common challenges of expat repatriation


Thinking about going home? We have put together a handy list of three challenges every expat encounters when repatriating abroad and how to overcome them.

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Stress-free tips for expats moving abroad


Whether you are moving to the Netherlands or leaving it for a new destination, it is always helpful to follow a step-by-step expat relocation list to ensure your transition overseas goes as smooth as possible. [Contributed by Royal De Gruijter & Co.]

Top 10 reasons for using a certified rental agent to find property in the N...


Looking for a rental property in Amsterdam or elsewhere in the Netherlands, and wondering where to begin? A certified rental agent can help you avoid the often-costly mistakes expats can unknowingly make when signing a lease in the Netherlands.

Relocation options for moving to the Netherlands


If you're moving to the Netherlands, what's the best way to send your furniture, belongings or car? This guide explains air freight, shipping and international moving companies in the Netherlands.

Integration difficulties into Dutch society can affect an expat's mental health

Integration difficulties into Dutch society can affect an expat's mental he...


For some expats, the challenges of being away from home and integrating in a new culture can lead to mental health risks. Kühler & Trooster explains how. [Contributed by Kühler & Trooster]

Guide to relocating overseas

Guide to relocating overseas: Important things to consider

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Moving your life overseas is no easy task but considering several factors before relocating — like finances, property and healthcare among others — certainly takes off the pressure from your impending move.

Tip for settling in a new country for expats

Top tips for settling into your new country as an expat


Despite an initial settling-in process, expats say they are loving life in their adopted countries and are there to stay, reveals new research from AXA PPP International.

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