Formalities

Once you arrive in Utrecht Region, there are some important formalities you must take care of. You need to register with the municipality where you live in order to obtain a citizen service number (BSN) and a DigiD. To register in Utrecht, you have to make an appointment with the International Welcome Centre. You can also visit the centre to arrange your visa and permits if necessary.

On this page, we inform you about everything you need to do when arriving in the Netherlands. After taking care of the formalities, you might want to know more about life in Utrecht Region. If you have other questions or require additional information about settling in, get in touch.

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