Expat Holland

There are dozens of websites offering advice and information for expats and international workers in the Netherlands. Here is an easy-to-use overview of the main sites, including information for international students, French, Italian and Polish expats.

Advice and Information: national sources
Access: A volunteer-run organisation offering free information and services, including courses and community events.

Erasmus Student Network: Dutch university and college chapters of the International student organisation.

Expatica: Long-established information source for expats, plus forums, dating and classified.

Expatise: Not for profit centre offering advice and information on international labour mobility

Foreign affairs ministry: information for Dutch expats abroad and visitors to the Netherlands.

I am expat: Social network-orientated website with general information and advice

Italiani in Olanda provides some practical information and tips in Italian to people who live or want to come to The Netherlands

Internations: An online community and guide for expats in the Netherlands

New to Holland: Official government website covering immigration and integration

Nomad Parents offers information and tips about raising children in the Netherlands.

Polonia.nl: Information portal for the Polish community in the Netherlands, including cultural, economic and political news and events.

Holanda Hispanica: Website for Spanish speakers in the Netherlands

Xpat.nl: Essential information for residents and new arrivals online, in print and for ipads.


Almere city council

World Trade Centre

City council website
Amstelveen web

City council website

City council website
Arnhem Nijmegen Cool Region
International Resource Centre

Breda city council

Delft city council
Delft INA

Eindhoven city council
Eindhoven expat centre
Eindhoven Expats
Eindhoven news
Eindhoven Life

Expat Center Twente
World Trade Centre Twente

City council website
Connect International

Haarlem Shuffle
City council website

City council website

Connect International

Leiden city council
Expat Centre
Home in Leiden

Maastricht City Council
International Maastricht Region Community
Maastricht Net – cultural links
Southeastern Netherlands expat site
Maastricht Region Portal

Nijmegen city council
Expats in Gelderland
Arnhem Nijmegen Cool Region

City council expat desk

The Hague
City council international centre
Rijswijk town council website
The Hague Online
Archipel Willemspark Community Association

Utrecht city council
Invest in Utrecht

Living in Wassenaar
Town council website


The website Expats in Holland aims to provide expats with a quick and easy reference guide to local information providers and services which cater to the city’s international residents.

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All of our Cities

Expat Holland also covers other cities:

Expat Amstelveen http://www.expatamstelveen.com
Expats in Almere http://www.expatsinalmere.com
Expats in Amsterdam http://www.expatsinamsterdam.com
Expat Arnhem http://www.expatarnhem.com
Expat Breda http://www.expatbreda.com
Expats in Delft http://www.expatsindelft.com
Expats in Eindhoven http://www.expatsineindhoven.com
Expat Enschede http://www.expatenschede.com
Expats in Groningen http://www.expatsingroningen.com
Expats in Haarlem http://www.expatsinhaarlem.com
Expat Hilversum http://www.expathilversum.com
Expat Leeuwarden http://www.expatleeuwarden.com
Expats in Leiden http://www.expatsinleiden.com
Expats in Maastricht http://www.expatsinmaastricht.com
Expats in Nijmegen http://www.expatsinnijmegen.com
Expats in Rotterdam http://www.expatsinrotterdam.com
Expats in The Hague http://www.expatsinthehague.com
Expats in Tilburg http://www.expatsintilburg.com
Expats in Utrecht http://www.expatsinutrecht.com
Expat Wassenaar http://www.expatwassenaar.com

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