Will you be staying in the Netherlands for less than 4 months? For example for work or studies? Register with the Registration of Non-Residents (RNI). You will receive a Citizen Service Number (Burgerservicenummer or BSN). Make an appointment by calling 14 024 or +31 24 329 90 00. You can schedule an appointment up to 1 month in advance.

Location RNI-counter

Please note: your RNI-appointment is at the Tweede Walstraat 14 in Nijmegen.

What you need to know

  • If you will be staying in the Netherlands for less than 4 months and have to deal with the Dutch government, you are a non-resident
  • Register in Nijmegen or at one of the other RNI-counters in the Netherlands
  • Registration is free, if you need an extraction it will cost € 22,70
  • As soon as you are registered you'll receive a Citizen Service Number. You'll need this number when you interact with the Dutch government, educational institutions, healthcare and taxes

What you should bring with you