The Expat Centre Leiden (ECL) offers government services, information and provides a network for internationals living or working in the Leiden region. Internationals can be registered by making an appointment, receive a BSN and receive information about living in the Netherlands.

For some services, a service fee will be charged.

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CURRENT UPDATED WAY OF WORKING DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
As a result of the measures taken by the RIVM regarding the coronavirus, we have facilitated a temporary visiting address and adjusted opening hours until further notice. Our helpdesk is currently not open for walk-in visits, but we are still here to answer your questions.
You can contact us by email at info@expatcentreleiden.nl or you can contact any of our partners directly for information in specific expertise. Please find their contact information here: https://www.expatcentreleiden.nl/en/partners

Current visiting address :

For service partners and companies: Handelshuis Leiden ( Tourist Information), Stationsplein 26, 2312 AV, Leiden

For registration and helpdesk: Stadskantoor Leiden, booth 0.22 ( LEVEL building), Bargelaan 190, 2333 CW, Leiden

  • Mondays | 9:00-12:15 - for registrations (appointment only)
  • Wednesdays | 9:00- 16.30 - for registrations (appointment only)

Walk-ins without an appointment are temporarily not permitted to minimize contact due to the coronavirus.

It is possible to make a videocall appointment to ask questions on healthcare, housing, finding work, schooling, learning Dutch and more. Book a timeslot, currently only available on Tuesdays, for your videocall appointment here

You can find more information about appointments here.