Some services are not mandatory but are useful to arrange once living in the Netherlands. Perhaps you would like a dutch bank account, bring a pet or take your own car to the Netherlands.
Consider taking out a television and internet subscription. It is also good to read up on things like paying taxes and how pensions work in the Netherlands. If you would like to know which optional services are useful for you, continue reading.
Taking your car with Spanish number plate
When you come to live in the Netherlands and are registered in the Netherlands, you are not allowed to drive in the Netherlands with a foreign number plate. This has to do with tax liability. In the Netherlands, if you use the Dutch roads with vehicles you own, you pay tax on them. Click here to find out more about driving in the Netherlands.
Dutch bank account
Setting up a Dutch bank account is crucial for managing your finances. Visit a local bank branch to open an account, which will enable you to receive your salary, pay bills, and conduct day-to-day transactions seamlessly. Ensure you have your identification, residence registration, and Citizen Service Number (BSN) on hand when visiting the bank.