Registration Appointment

Planning to stay in Rotterdam for more than four months? Then you have to register as soon as you arrive.

Please note: International newcomers travelling from a high-risk area are required to self-quarantine for 10 days by the Dutch government. Please follow government measures regarding testing and self-quarantine and do not visit the Rotterdam Expat Centre while in quarantine.

At Rotterdam Expat Centre you can book a combined appointment to register your long-term BSN with the municipality and/or collect your residence permit and/or to provide your biometrical information at the IND.

The one stop shop is only available for:

*Please note that international students should make their appointment at their respective campus or at city hall*

Please be aware
It is NOT possible to make an appointment at the Rotterdam Expat Centre to register as a non-resident (RNI), change your address, or hand in additional documents (birth certificate, marriage licence etc.).  For this you will need to schedule an appointment with the municipality of Rotterdam by calling: +31 (0)10-2671625.
Registration is only possible with an address in Rotterdam (the following municipalities are NOT part of Rotterdam: Schiedam, Capelle aan den IJssel and Vlaardingen and are separate. ).

Please check here what documents are necessary for the registration appointment.

More info
If you need more information, please check our webpage about long term municipal registration.