Living in Emmen

First registration in the Netherlands

Icoon document

Are you coming to live in the Netherlands for the first time? In that case, you must register with the municipality in person.

Residence permit

Icoon aktetas

Coming from abroad and settling in Emmen? In that case, you need a residence permit.

Re-registering in the Netherlands

Icoon document

Coming from abroad and want to live in the Netherlands again? In that case, you must register with the municipality within five days of arrival, in person. 

Civic integration

Icoon personen

The Dutch Civic Integration Act states that people who want to come and live in the Netherlands must have an understanding of the Dutch culture and language.

Student accommodation

Icoon school

Going to study in Emmen and looking for a room? Please go to the website of Emmen maak het mee! for full information about studying in Emmen.

Moving house

Icoon huis

Moving house? Please notify the municipality you are moving to.

Waste

Icoon container

Area is responsible for collecting household waste in the Municipality of Emmen.  All information can be found on the Area website.
 

European Identification EIDAS

Icoon documenten

The municipality Emmen works with eIDAS for inhabitants of Europe who don't have DigiD as a login tool. We have five products for which you need to login with eIDAS.