Are you planning to relocate to the Netherlands and looking for someone to assist you with a smooth transition? Or are you looking for someone to help relocating your international employees?

CGCB International has experience in the relocation of personnel of corporate companies from all over the world to the Netherlands.

Our relocation services include:

Register at the municipality

Everyone must make an appointment with the population register department of the municipality where he/ she will live. This appointment should be made within five days after your arrival in the Netherlands. A provisional proof of registration will be granted, which is need to apply for a residence permit at the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND). When the IND has received your request for a residence permit, they will notify the municipality and complete your registration. At that moment, also a Burger Service Nummer (BSN) will be issued to you. The complete procedure will take a few weeks. We will help you with making an appointment at the municipality.

Apply for a working permits

If you are a non-EU resident or if you are from outside the European Economic Area you need to obtain a residence permits for workers. We assist you with, or take over the complete procedure in getting a valid work permit for your employee(s). We will help you with the application at the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND). The most common procedure is the knowledge migrant procedure (TEV), which will take up to two weeks.

The most important residence purposes for expats are the following:

  • Highly Skilled Migrant
  • Working as an employee
  • Scientific researcher
  • Admission Scheme for Highly Educated Persons
  • Students


We assist you with finding a eligible apartment or house. Based on the wishes and requirements of the employer and employee, we will compile a short list of most suitable properties.  We will conduct site visits together with your employee. Finally, we will assist you with negotiating and finalizing the rental contract, the utilities and furnishing if needed.

30% tax rule

The 30% reimbursement ruling (better known as the 30% ruling) is a tax advantage for highly skilled migrants moving to the Netherlands for a specific employment role. When the necessary conditions are met, the employer can grant a tax free allowance equivalent to 30% of the gross salary subject to Dutch payroll tax. We will help you with finding out whether you are eligible and help you with the application.


  • Assisting with opening of a healthcare insurance according Dutch standards (mandatory);
  • Assist you with opening a Dutch bank account + additional insurances;
  • Converting or applying for a valid driving license + insurance;
  • Help with the utilities, including gas, water, electricity, internet and telephone provider;
  • School search for children;