Practical information

Are you looking for information about life in the Netherlands and Utrecht Region? Or do you have questions about relocation, housing, employment, childcare or healthcare?

The information officers at the International Welcome Centre’s information are happy to provide you with information and a free welcome bag filled with brochures and goodies. Prefer to read up on it? Check out the information below. 

Have a chat

The information officers at the International Welcome Centre's helpdesk, who are expats themselves and volunteers of ACCESS, are happy to answer all your questions related to living, working or studying in the Netherlands and Utrecht Region. With over 30 years of experience helping internationals settle down in the Netherlands, you can trust them to help you out with current and accurate information about your individual situation! They can help you adjust to a new culture, language and way of doing things.

Just drop by the information desk at the International Welcome Centre for a free one-on-one conversation, and receive a welcome bag with useful brochures and goodies. Find the opening hours and visiting address in the link below. You can also send them an email with your questions or plan a Zoom meeting.

Visit us

Do you also want to help out fellow internationals and meet new people? Become a volunteer at our helpdesk. Click here for more info.

Read up on it

Do you prefer to do some online researching? You can find loads of information in English about topics such as housing, education, transport, culture, language courses, childcare, healthcare in the Netherlands and much more on the International Welcome Centre’s website. Check it out in the link below. 

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