- 14 January 2014
- 13 April 2015
This section is especially designed for residents settling in Delft, Den Haag (The Hague), Leidschendam-Voorburg and Rijswijk. The information provided is related to the first things that need to be done shortly after you arrive. It leads to organisations and websites, where more answers to your questions can be found.
HousingThere are many options to choose from when looking for accommodation in The Hague region. Renting or buying, a house or an apartment. Here you will find some general information and websites to help you find accommodation.
Education & ChildcareThe Hague lives up to its name as an international city of education, with the largest selection of international schools on offer in the Netherlands. The Hague and its suburbs also offer a large number of private English-speaking playschools, day care facilities and after school care. On this page you will find useful information on different international schools and childcare facilities in The Hague region.
HealthInternationals moving to The Hague region will be happy to learn that Dutch health care is among the very best in the world, although it may take some time getting used to it. The most important things to arrange when dealing with medical matters are listed on this page. Also listed are useful sites, where you can find all sorts of health institutions in the region.
FinanceIn this section you will find all the information on banking and taxes (government and municipality).
TransportIn this section you will find all the information on parking, driving and public transport in The Hague region.
Waste DisposalIn this section you will find information on waste disposal in The Hague region.
Exchange of Driving LicenseSince 1 May 2014, the Medical Statement (eigen verklaring) can be purchased at The Hague International Centre. The Medical Statement is sometimes required in order to exchange a foreign driving license.