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Pascal Tremblay

"With InterNations as my network, I have been able to make many friends learn the ins and outs about living in The Hague."

Lastri Sasongko

"Making new friends and contacts in the Hague was much easier once I began to attent InterNations events."

Enjoy living and working in Rotterdam

Are you an expat living in Rotterdam? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Dutch aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺWhere can I buy decent second-hand bikes for my kids?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for serviced apartments in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Rotterdam can take you hours. However, by using our Rotterdam expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Rotterdam. Beginning with culture and sights top tips about travel & accommodation - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Rotterdam.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Rotterdam. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Nairobi to living in Cairo.

Top Articles in the Rotterdam Expat Guide

  • Moving to Rotterdam

    Rotterdam is an important port city, with a diverse and international population, a favorable position that guarantees a mild climate, and a rich economic and industrial history: moving to Rotterdam can thus be a good choice for expats! Get first insights on the city, the climate, and visas.
  • Living in Rotterdam

    Former European Capital of Culture, home of one of the best universities worldwide and full of art and architecture, Rotterdam is a city that can for sure guarantee an exciting lifestyle, with many excellent services and facilities. Find out more on expat life in Rotterdam in this article!
  • Working in Rotterdam

    Rotterdam has historically had a strong local economy, and continues to do so to this day. This thriving, stable economy is based primarily around its port, and has for centuries been the center of the shipping industry in the Netherlands. Learn more about the economy, work permits and taxes in this article.

Information for the Expat Life in Rotterdam

Are you looking for specific information, such as international attorneys in town or a doctor speaking your native language in the Netherlands? On top of our expat guide, you will have access to our expat directory for Rotterdam, which provides you with a complete catalogue of all expat-relevant locales and relocation services in Rotterdam. Moreover, you also can take full advantage of our Rotterdam expat forum in order to look for tips and information from your fellow expatriates.

Become part of InterNations Rotterdam and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming Goededag from our expats living and working in Rotterdam.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Rotterdam? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in São Paulo or living in Belgrade!

Pascal Tremblay

"With InterNations as my network, I have been able to make many friends learn the ins and outs about living in The Hague."

Lastri Sasongko

"Making new friends and contacts in the Hague was much easier once I began to attent InterNations events."

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