Passing your Inburgering

Inburgering (integration) diploma is needed for some nationals to have the right to live and work in the Netherlands, to obtain a permanent residence permit, to apply for a Dutch passport. There are exceptions and exemptions, in order to check whether you are inburgeringsplichtig, consult Mijn Inburgering. The Inburgering exam consists of several parts: Reading, …

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Dutch Winter Holidays and Us

Wintertime, rich with holidays, is a busy and hectic period for many. But for expats, especially those with children, it can also be confusing, if they come from a country with different traditions: in addition to the dilemma what to buy for presents and where to celebrate, there's another one - what to celebrate and when, how to accommodate all those holidays from both worlds, how to explain to the little children all these differences and at what age to start. Do you have answers to those questions? Comment and share your experience.