First days in the Netherlands

The first few days in a new place are always exciting and there's lots to do, sort out and discover. We've laid it all out for you below.

It's worth remembering that you need to carry ID with you at all times. This may be a passport, ID card or Dutch driving licence. You'll need it for if a police official or other official asks for proof of identity, but also, for instance, when buying alcoholic beverages at the supermarket.