Checklist: upon arrival


  • Register at City Hall (if you will be living in the Netherlands for more than 4 months)
  • Be properly insured (you are by law obliged to be insured in the Netherlands)
  • Register yourself at a general practitioner and dentist
  • Get your Student ID card (you will receive this from the exchange coordinator)
  • Pick up your residence permit (if applicable, you will receive an email once it is ready)
  • Take a tuberculosis check (if applicable)