Schedule your appointment
At the Rotterdam Expat Centre you can book an appointment to register with the municipality to receive a BSN. And you can make an appointment with the IND to collect your residence permit, and/or to provide your biometrical information. This service is called the One-Stop-Shop.
NB At the Rotterdam Expat Centre you can only register in the municipalities of Rotterdam or Schiedam, if you have an address in another municipality, please schedule an appointment at your respective city hall. The municipalities of Capelle aan den IJssel and Vlaardingen are not part of Rotterdam
Please note that you cannot register at the Rotterdam Expat Centre as a Non-Resident (RNI), please click here if you want to register as a non-resident.
Please ensure that you are eligible to schedule an appointment at the Rotterdam Expat Centre. Click here to see a full list of the groups that can make use of the one-stop-shop (also visible on the next page). If you do not fall under one of these groups, please schedule an appointment at city hall.
Your appointment at the Rotterdam Expat Centre can be cancelled by us if you do not fall under our target groups.
You need to print out and bring a number of documents to your appointment. You can find more information on what documents are necessary in your case on our webpage about long term municipal registration.
If you are going to live in Schiedam and wish to register at Rotterdam Expat Centre and you fall under the target groups, you can book an appointment with us on a Monday afternoon. To do so, please fill out this form.
If you are going to live in Schiedam your appointment will be cancelled if you use the green buttons to make an appointment instead of filling in the form mentioned above.
The following buttons will take you to the appointment page depending on what type of appointment you require. Please read carefully which types of services you need.
Appointments can only be scheduled on our website. It is not possible to do so by phone or email.
If you need more information, please check our webpage about long term municipal registration.
Please confirm that you meet the following criteria in order to schedule an appointment at Rotterdam Expat Centre
I am a(n):
- Highly skilled migrant (more info)
- European Blue Card recipients (more info)
- Intra Corporate Transferee(ICT) (more info)
- Scientific researcher (more info)
- Recent graduate from outside the EU/EEA (Orientation year student) (more info)
- Entrepreneur (more info)
- All EU citizens that receive the 30% ruling
- Family members of those that fall under any of the previously mentioned categories (more info)
Are you not sure if you meet these criteria? Please contact the Rotterdam Expat Centre or click here.
Please schedule your appointment at municipality of Rotterdam and/ or the IND
Unfortunately, you don’t meet the criteria. We kindly ask you to schedule an appointment with the municipality of Rotterdam for the first registration (calling +31 (0)10-2671625) and/or the IND to collect your residence permit.
Are you an EU/EEA or Swiss citizen?
Please check the list of all EU/EEA countries here.
Did you receive the confirmation letter from the IND?
As soon as your application at IND is approved, you will receive a confirmation letter from the IND. In this letter you will find your V-number. The V-number is needed to book your appointment with Rotterdam Expat Centre.
*If you come to collect your residence card please check whether the card has been sent to the Rotterdam Expat Centre or another location/city.
We are sorry, but you can't book an appointment yet...
You have indicated that you haven’t received your confirmation letter of the IND yet. This means that at this moment, you cannot book an appointment at Rotterdam Expat Centre.
Please contact your employer for further consultation regarding the confirmation letter of the IND.
Would you like to make a combined appointment? (IND + Registration)
You can book a combined appointment to collect your residence permit or to provide your biometrical information at the IND and to register for your long-term BSN with the municipality.
Book your appointment
You can now book your appointment at the Rotterdam Expat Centre, for registration with the municipality and/or IND.
* You are required to bring all the documentation ready and filled in when coming to the appointment
Currently, we only have the ABN AMRO bank at Rotterdam Expat Centre on Monday morning and Thursday morning until 15:00.
Please let us know if you have a preference for a different bank.
We’re almost there. To make an appointment you have to fill in this form.