These are resources you will find useful in the Netherlands. If you need more information, do not hesitate to contact any of the board members:
Kenyan Embassy in the Netherlands
How to apply for Kenyan E-passport
How to apply for a Kenyan Visa
Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Services
This official site will provide you with information on Study, Work, Dutch Citizenship, Exchange (which includes Aupair programme), Short Stay etc
112 for Police, Fire, Ambulance etc
It is important to register with your local Municipality (Gemeente) once you relocate to the Netherlands. You will be provided with a lot of useful information at your Gemeente (municipality). Please note that if you live in a small town/village, the Gemeente might be at just one location. If you live in a big city, there will be different locations so find the one in your area. E.g. Simply Google Gemeente (city) and find the nearest address. Here you will find information on;
- Education especially Dutch language and Integration workshops
- Civil Affairs (Registration of Birth, Marriage, Passports, IDs, Driving License)
- Move within the city/town (change of address/moving house) or moving into that city/town from a different city/town or country.
- Registering for a short stay (less than 3 months) or to work; BSN number
- Immigration and Registration; First registration for you and your family when you first move to the Netherlands.
- Information: You will also find important information about i) Family, parenting, and youth programmes, ii) Housing iii) Finding work iv) Parking permit v) Leisure/community activities in your area etc
To Register a business/organisation in the Netherlands (Chamber of Commerce).
This is the payment method for public transport in the Netherlands (Bus, tram, metro, train). https://www.ov-chipkaart.nl/home-1.htm#/
Kenesa Sacco (Kenya Netherlands Sacco) is a financial institution that is duly registered in Kenya and aims to empower our community to competitively invest in Kenya and hopefully in the Netherlands in the near future