Help provides information about living, working, travelling and doing business in the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Can’t find information about your country or region?

Dutch diplomatic representations abroad communicate in various languages. If you can’t find the country or region you’re looking for, it may appear in a different language version of (scroll down to the bottom of the screen to change the language).

Documents on

On you will find various documents in PDF format. You will need a program to read and print PDF files. These programs are available for various operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS and Linux, and can usually be downloaded for free. One example is Adobe Reader.

Videos on

The videos on this website are subtitled and audio descriptions are also available. Click ‘CC’ in the video player for subtitles or ‘AD’ to switch on the audio description. You can also view the videos in full-screen mode and adjust the volume. You can download the videos in various formats.

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Changes to

Current events and policy changes affect the website’s content. The Dutch version of is updated first. Changes to the other language versions are made later, because the information first has to be translated.

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