The recently announced lockdown has quite an impact, but luckily the Welcome Center will stay open! Highly skilled migrants can still come to the municipality hall (stadskantoor) of Enschede to arrange their first registration (obtaining […]

Opening hours during Holiday Season : In addition to the official holidays, Friday December 25 (& Saturday December 26 ) and Friday January 1 januari, our office ( in the World Trade Center Twente building)  […]

Option to change your policy before January 1 If you have a mandatory Dutch health insurance (‘Basisverzekering’) then you have the option to change your health insurance policy and/or provider once every year. In November […]

British citizens living in the Netherlands, who need their biometrics taken (fingerprints, signature and photo) needed for the application process due to Brexit, can now make an appointment in Enschede. The British citizens received a […]

Learning Dutch is a good way to speed up integration, connect better with colleagues and neighbours and learn more about local culture. Apart from these practical reasons, it’s a nice way to meet other people […]

Updated 16-7-2020 The situation and new measures regarding COVID-19 (Corona) changes almost by the day. The Expat Center East Netherlands will keep you posted about the effects of the measures on our services. Should you […]

For the most up-to-date information about the virus please see Residents with questions can contact: If there are any further questions, please call the national information line: 0800 1351 or +31 (0)20 205 […]