Important information in your own language
When you are new to the Netherlands, there are many things unknown and complex. As long as you have not mastered the Dutch language, it is difficult to find the right information. Whereas you must settle all kinds of important affairs. On this website, you will find relevant information for refugees in your own language.
Work & income
How to integrate
If you are not granted asylum
Information for children
Are you younger than 18 years of age and looking for information about school, living in a reception centre, or Dutch culture? The Children's Helpline and the Dutch Council for Refugees have websites especially for refugee children. Go to: www.tell-me.nl
About the Dutch Council for Refugees
The Dutch Council for Refugees is an independent organisation that acts in the best interests of refugees and asylum seekers in the Netherlands. Our employees and many volunteers commit themselves to the protection of asylum seekers and refugees by providing personal support and representing their interests at their admission, reception, and social participation. We base our work on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Feedback on this website?
The Dutch Council for Refugees has compiled this website with utmost care. If you discover an error, please tell us about it in Dutch or English at firstname.lastname@example.org.