Hiring and relocating international employees

Do you employ or are you looking to hire international staff for your company in the Netherlands? This page presents an overview with important information and ways to help your new employees feel at home in Utrecht Region.


Are you looking for employees from abroad? We have made a checklist to guide you through the recruitment process and inform you about the essential procedures.

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Relocation guide

Once you have found your new employees, there are many things they need to know and arrange when relocating. The Utrecht International Center's relocation guide will help them along the way.

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The important first steps

It's important your employee arranges the formalities early on in the relocation process. They might need to file a permit to work in the Netherlands and  register with the municipality to receive a BSN number. Click the link below to find more information about these and other formalities and make an appointment to arrange them.

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Growing your business

Do you want to grow your business in the Netherlands and internationally? SPIN Ideas’ team helps startups, scaleups and corporates to grow their business sustainably, with a strong focus on marketing strategy, strategic partnerships and creating the right business connections.

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Become a partner

Become a partner of the Utrecht International Center and help your international employees on arrival and throughout their stay in Utrecht Region and connect with other internationally oriented corporates. You will among others receive a discount on a valuable Feel at Home Training for your international staff. Discover the benefits of our partnership programme.

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