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Coronavirus vaccine rollout in the North

Coronavirus vaccine rollout in the North

  News posted on: January 7, 2021

With the Coronavirus vaccine rollout getting underway in the Netherlands, our media partners at The Northern Times have produced a Q&A-style article full of information that may be of use. […]

Best Wishes for 2021!

Best Wishes for 2021!

  News posted on: December 18, 2020

IWCN Closed early unexpectedly

IWCN Closed early unexpectedly

  News posted on: December 17, 2020

16 December:  Due to illness of the IND representative, the IWCN needed to close unexpectedly on Wednesday, 16 December, and will also be closed on Thursday and Friday, 17 and […]

2nd Lockdown in effect 15 December for 5 weeks

2nd Lockdown in effect 15 December for 5 weeks

  News posted on: December 14, 2020

As reported by The Northern Times, the Netherlands is again in lockdown as of 15 December and for at least 5 weeks. The highlights of the lockdown are given in […]

COVID-19 Coronavirus symptoms from WHO

COVID-19 Coronavirus symptoms from WHO

  News posted on: November 18, 2020

ICAP survey on the impact of coronavirus on the international community

ICAP survey on the impact of coronavirus on the international community

  News posted on: November 16, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is having a major impact on the international community in the Netherlands, in terms of both jobs and way of life. The International Community Advisory Panel (ICAP) […]

IWCN Holiday Closure

IWCN Holiday Closure

  News posted on: November 11, 2020

The IWCN will be closed for the holidays on the following dates: Monday 21 December 2020 through Sunday 3 January 2021. During this time, we will not be able to […]

CoronaMelder app ready to use

CoronaMelder app ready to use

  News posted on: October 14, 2020

The CoronaMelder app can help stop the spread of the Corona virus by warning you if you have been near someone with coronavirus. In this way, you can avoid unknowingly […]

New Corona virus regulations

New Corona virus regulations

  News posted on: October 14, 2020

In recent weeks coronavirus has had too many opportunities to spread again. The Dutch government therefore decided on 13 October that stricter measures are needed to bring down the number […]

Cross-border British workers after Brexit

Cross-border British workers after Brexit

  News posted on: October 13, 2020

The IND have just updated their Brexit information pages with information on British cross-border workers – British nationals who live in the UK but are employed by a Dutch employer. […]

Registration starts for Dutch language courses at the Language Centre

Registration starts for Dutch language courses at the Language Centre

  News posted on: October 8, 2020

The Language Centre from the University of Groningen will be offering many Dutch courses again in October and November! The courses are offered at four different levels. For University of […]

Additional measures to help control spread of Corona virus

Additional measures to help control spread of Corona virus

  News posted on: September 30, 2020

During a national press conference, Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Hugo de Jonge announced new measures to reduce the amount of people coming into […]

Brexit permit update

Brexit permit update

  News posted on: September 8, 2020

British people living in the Netherlands who have registered in the municipal BRP after 1 August 2020 do not need to wait for an invitation letter before applying for their […]

Corona Virus – Staying after your study or research

Corona Virus – Staying after your study or research

  News posted on: September 7, 2020

In April a group of international graduates started a petition to extend the search year to accommodate the decline in vacancies and networking opportunity. In a written response to questions […]

Brexit Newsletter 20 August

Brexit Newsletter 20 August

  News posted on: August 24, 2020

The August 2020 edition of the Brexit newsletter has been published.  The topics in this edition are: Extra IND biometrics desk in Amsterdam for UK nationals IPKD couriers deliver residence […]

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Survey for international graduates or researchers

Survey for international graduates or researchers

  Event Date: September 7, 2020

Did you complete a degree (bachelor, master, PhD) or an internship in the Netherlands since June 2019? Or will you graduate by December 2020? As a result of the global COVID-19 […]

Dutch embassies/consulates make issuing MVVs priority for knowledge workers

Dutch embassies/consulates make issuing MVVs priority for knowledge workers

  News posted on: August 17, 2020

The re-opening of (some of) the Dutch embassies and consulates for visa services is a priority of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as long as the local situation COVID-19 situation […]

‘Become a Virtual Groninger’ game now live!

‘Become a Virtual Groninger’ game now live!

  News posted on: August 3, 2020

A new game to discover student life in Groningen is now available here. In this game, you can already experience what it is like to be a student in Groningen. […]

New Coronavirus adjustments to the Search Year (Zoekjaar) Permit

New Coronavirus adjustments to the Search Year (Zoekjaar) Permit

  News posted on: July 21, 2020

Everyone that completes a university degree or piece of research in the Netherlands is eligible to take a Zoekjaar or ‘Search Year’ Permit, which grants the holder the right to […]

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Flowently offers Dutch course in summer

Flowently offers Dutch course in summer

  Event Date: July 14, 2020

Wouldn’t it be great to practice your Dutch skills while having a drink on a terrace or wandering in the city, exploring unknown area’s? Flowently offers Dutch courses in several […]

EU Council recommends to lift travel restrictions for a limited number of countries

EU Council recommends to lift travel restrictions for a limited number of countries

  News posted on: July 1, 2020

The EU Council has recommended to lift the EU travel ban for only certain non-EU countries from 1 July. At the moment, the list includes the following countries: Algeria Australia […]

IWCN open for Brexit biometrics appointments from 6 July

IWCN open for Brexit biometrics appointments from 6 July

  News posted on: June 29, 2020

British citizens, who have been invited to submit an application for a Brexit permit by the IND and who have actually submitted their application, can now make an appointment online […]

Relaxed Corona regulations from 1 July 2020

Relaxed Corona regulations from 1 July 2020

  News posted on: June 26, 2020

The Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, announced further loosening of Corona restrictions at a press conference on Wednesday 24 June. The full set of what is and is not allowed can […]

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Speed “Connecting” Online Evening

Speed “Connecting” Online Evening

  Event Date: June 26, 2020

With restaurants, bars, museums, and cinemas now closed for more than two months, and social distancing rules in place, people around the world have been turning to virtual meet-ups, dates, […]

More freedom in public life

More freedom in public life

  News posted on: June 10, 2020

The Dutch government is relaxing COVID-19 measures taken to reduce the spread of the Corona virus. To read about what is and is not allowed, please visit this link.