Life as an expat is about more than just the law. That’s why Legal Expat Desk works with organisations that help the expat community with other matters: from arrival and integration to learning how to adjust to your new life in the Netherlands.
On our expat partners’ websites you can find answers to your day-to-day questions about life in the Netherlands, as well as expat news, events and advice.
Click on our expat partner logos to visit their websites (links open in new windows).
Established in 1986 as the Administrative Committee to Coordinate English Speaking Services – ACCESS – in short, was the grass root initiative of the members of the international community in the Netherlands who felt the pressing need for an organisation that would answer their needs, provide peer support and help cope with the challenges of expatriate living. Today, ACCESS provides information and guidance to the international community through their helpdesk, website and expat centres in The Hague, Amsterdam, Utrecht and Leiden. Visit the ACCESS site
Created by expats for expats, IamExpat is an English-language online media platform providing up-to-date information, news, job listings, housing services and lifestyle tips for internationals in the Netherlands since 2009. Visit the IamExpat site
IamExpat also organises the annual IamExpat Fair in Amsterdam and The Hague; a truly international one-day event designed to connect and support the expat community in the Netherlands. Visit the IamExpatFair site
Undutchables Recruitment Agency, the international business recruitment pioneer in the Netherlands, has a proven track record in international job matching and placement. They help both starters and executive candidates, fluent in languages other than Dutch, advance their careers in the Netherlands. Visit the Undutchables site
Based in The Hague, the Women’s Business Initiative International (WBII) is an international association of women entrepreneurs striving to succeed. The main purpose of the association is to empower women entrepreneurs to achieve their business goals through: learning and development, peer support, events and activities. WBII provides information, training, support, motivation and the network needed to succeed for women wanting to start or running a business. Visit the WBII site
IN Amsterdam (formerly Expatcenter Amsterdam) provides a one-stop-shop service for international newcomers in the Amsterdam Area. IN Amsterdam serves companies and their highly skilled migrant employees, scientific researchers, international entrepreneurs and international graduates. Visit the IN Amsterdam site
DutchNews.nl provides Dutch news and current affairs in English for an international audience. You can follow the news online, on your mobile phone, via the newsletter and social media – and it’s absolutely free. The team aim is to provide broad coverage of the main Dutch news so that non-Dutch speakers are kept up to date with events and know what their friends and work colleagues are talking about. Visit the DutchNews site