Checklist - After your exchange

Cancel your accommodation and pay the final month’s rent
Return your keys to get the deposit back for your housing
De-register at City Hall (if applicable). You can do so at
Cancel your Dutch health insurance. Be sure to file your insurance claims before leaving
Return all your library books, cds, dvds, magazines etc. from the EUR and/or public library
Close your bank account (if applicable). Bank charges will be continued, if you do not close your account. When moving to another city in the Netherlands, inform the bank of your new address
Settle/cancel any outstanding contracts or subscriptions (i.e. mobile phone.) otherwise they may be renewed automatically. Please check the conditions of your contract, because in some instances you are required to cancel 3 months before the contract is due to end
Forward important emails and/or export contacts from your ERNA account, as your ERNA account will be discontinued two months after your unenrolment date
When you have furniture, books or a bike that you would like to leave behind in the Netherlands, you could try to sell them, for instance at the ESN-Rotterdam Marketplace group on Facebook
Non-EU/EEA students who would like to stay in the Netherlands, need to change their residence permit. When you decide to continue your studies at another Dutch institution, you must ask the new institution to register you at the Dutch Immigration Department (IND) as we will automatically deregister you. Please see the Nuffic website for more information > international students > alumni > continuing your studies
When you would like to work in the Netherlands, students who obtained a degree in the Netherlands have the option to apply for a so called ‘orientation year permit
Read more at the Nuffic website > international students > alumni > working after your studies