The International Welcome Centre is here to help!
Whether you are a newcomer or current resident, we are here to help you settle in! Use our free services designed to advise and assist you during you stay.
Finding a place to call home. Your options range from suburban homes to rural living and efficiently laid out urban apartments, flats and townhouses.
Get yourself registered
Make it official – Get yourself registered. You can register at you municipality or through the International Welcome Centre Utrecht Region.
The DigiD is a digital signature identity verification that many organisations use to securely provide access to their online services.
Dutch healthcare is regarded as among the best in the world. It is mandatory to purchase basic health insurance, which you'll find nicely thorough.
Childcare and education
If you have children, finding a good school in the Utrecht Region and getting them settled in quickly is a priority. You've got many good choices.
How to get around
While you could well purchase daily and weekly transit passes, the easiest way to get around on mass transit is the ‘OV Chipkaart’ or Utrecht Region Pass.
Find your peers
Get to know new people in the Utrecht Region. Meet your peers and ask all of your questions about living, working and studying in the Utrecht Region.
Culture and Leisure
Discover Utrecht Region's lively arts scene, sporting facilities, and easily accessed nature.