Welcome to Voorschoten!

We are happy that you have chosen the municipality of Voorschoten: a authentic and centuries old dutch village. On this page you can find information about all that Voorschoten has to offer as your place of residence, education, stay-over or to recreate.

Voorschoten is a typical family-village wich has many recreation facilities, sports associations and numerous possibilities of quality restaurants and bars. Voorschoten is also home to the British School in the Netherlands with a British and international curriculum.

Furthermore, Voorschoten offers widespread opportunities to explore arts and culture and enjoy the lively shopping center.

This page contains all sorts of useful information. For instance, how to register in the Netherlands from abroad, how to exchange your foreign drivers license, municipal tax arrangements and what to do when you wish to fell a tree.

Contact the municipality

For information on a particular subject, you can contact the municipality in multiple ways.  

Digital service desk. We have more than 25 municipal services made available in English via Products and services by means of E-forms. The E-forms can be used 24 hours a day in order to make use of municipal services.

Contact by phone

You can contact the municipality on weekdays between 08:30 and 17:00 via telephone number 14-071. Dialing these five numbers is sufficient to reach us. In case you are calling from abroad, please contact us via  telephone number (0031) (0)88 – 654 96 00. You want to be called by the municipality? Please fill in the form.


You can contact the municipality via WhatsApp 06 - 15 07 39 01.

Face to face contact at the Townhall

The municipality of Voorschoten works only by appointment. You can schedule an appointment during the week from 8:30 to 17:00. On Thursdays we are open until 20:00. You can make an appointment via our website or you can call us on 14 071. The visitingadress of the Townhall is: Leidseweg 25 Voorschoten.


You can also contact the municipality by sending an email to gemeente@voorschoten.nl. For security purposes, we advise you not to send personal information via email.

More information?

Please visit our English municipallitywebsite:



Visiting addres

Leidseweg 25 
Phone number: 14 071
Email addres: gemeente@voorschoten.nl
Website: http://www.voorschoten.nl/english-voorschoten