Work in NL

Working and living in the Netherlands

If you come to work and live in the Netherlands, there is a lot to arrange. This website explains your rights and obligations, what you need to arrange and what agreements you have to make. The information will help you to live and work here healthily, safely and fairly. The website also provides links to the correct organisations to help with any questions you may have.



Measures you can and should take

Registering in the Netherlands

At your municipality or at an office for non-residents


Obligatory insurance for important healthcare costs 


Living in the Netherlands

What you need to know for living here safely and fairly

Travel between home and work

What is involved in travelling to and from your work

Contract and wages

Know what you earn for your work


Working healthily and safely

Work under the right conditions


What to do if you are dismissed


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