Checklist - During your exchange

Essential

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)

Optional

Open a Dutch bank account
Attend our orientation programmes
Buy a bicycle
Buy an OV-chipkaart (public transport chip card)
Buy a mobile phone or Dutch SIM card
Become a member of one of the student organisations
Buy an Erasmus Sport Pass