How to fill in names in forms in the Netherlands

When filling in forms in the Netherlands, many internationals struggle when confronted with voorletters and tussenvoegsel and wonder what and why they need to fill in these parts of the form. In most forms one is asked to indicate voornaam, voorletters, achternaam, and sometimes there is also a field called tussenvoegsel. Voornaam is the name […]

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ExpatINFO Holland

by John Graham-King   ExpatINFO Holland is a new English-language online resource for the international community in the Netherlands…expat workers, trailing spouses, foreign students, visiting professors, diplomats, love-pats and anyone who may not fully understand the Dutch language.   ExpatINFO Holland’s mission is to provide useful information across the entire Netherlands experience lifecycle, whether that […]

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Dutch language resources

The best way to learn Dutch is to fully immerse into the language and join the worldwide 23 million native speakers in the Netherlands, Flanders, Suriname, or the 4 million people who speak Dutch as a second or foreign language. You can also start with listening to a local radio (online), watch local TV, get in contact […]

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