- Population: 18 million
- The Wilhelmus is the oldest national anthem in the world
- The Netherlands is the healthiest country in the world for diet
- An entire province is made from land reclaimed from the sea
- The Netherlands has the highest English-proficiency in the world
Relocation to the Netherlands
Long known as one of the more welcoming and adaptable countries in Europe, the Netherlands is often considered perfect place for expats to settle into. With a population that is highly English speaking and highly educated, most people can expect to have an easy transition with day to day life, although there is still much assistance needed to get started. Eurohome’s local relocation team can help with your immigration paperwork and finding a home in the competitive markets of Dutch cities.
Are you planning to emigrate to The Netherlands? If so, there is plenty to do in preparation. Contact us today to discuss how we can help organize your relocation!
Eurohome Relocation has more than 20 years of experience in helping expats relocate worldwide. Our local team of specialists can assist with everything necessary to make a successful transition.
We are fully familiar and aware of how to navigate Dutch immigration regulations. We are available to teach our clients about typical cultural habits and etiquette. We can advise about necessary documentation as provide guidance to help our clients quickly settle in, acclimate, and feel at home.
Living as an expat in the Netherlands
The Netherlands is originally a trading country. For centuries, the Dutch have sailed the seas and traded with countries all over the world, and facilitated trading among other countries with their ports and logistics.
As a relatively small country, with borders not farther than 200 kilometers, the Dutch are used to having international neighbors. This makes the Netherlands a welcoming country to live in as an expat. Nearly everyone speaks English well, making it easy for expats to communicate with the natives.
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Learning the language, finding a school, and feeling at home in the Netherlands
Learning the Dutch language is often not worth the effort for many expats because nearly everyone in the Netherlands speaks English. However, if you are planning to stay for a longer period, then learning the language is appreciated. Bear in mind that the Dutch language can be difficult to learn because of some complex grammar rules. If you are interested in learning the language, we can recommend language institutes for you in your area.
The Dutch school system is differentiated and complex. In addition to schools with a religious background, schools in the Netherlands are often based on different educational theories. Our Dutch specialists can inform you about all the options and help you make the right choice for your children.
The Netherlands is known as a tolerant country. When you live in the Netherlands as an expat, you will not be judged on your cultural habits. It is also important to understand a bit about the Dutch culture too. Dutch culture is characterized by open-mindedness, emancipation, and humbleness.
Eurohome and relocation to the Netherlands
Eurohome is active on a global scale and handles a full range of relocation services in each country. Our main priority is to help each client make a successful transition into their new country by taking a proactive, highly organized and always communicative approach throughout the entire relocation process. Our experienced relocation specialists will personally provide valuable local information and are prepared to answer any questions our clients and their families will have about their new home.
Thanks to our participation in international relocation networks, such as ERC (Employee Relocation Council) and EuRA (European Relocation Association), we can assist you with your relocation no matter which country you are relocating to.