International Welcome Centre Utrecht Region (IWCUR)

Are you new to the Netherlands and Utrecht Region? The International Welcome Centre Utrecht Region is there to help you settle in. You can visit the centre to arrange your residence permit, municipal registration, and receive information about living, working, and studying in Utrecht Region. All services are free of charge.


It is important to arrange all the official procedures when relocating to Utrecht Region. In some cases, you will need a residence permit or visa to enter and stay in the Netherlands. If you are going to live and work in the Netherlands, you need to register with the municipality. The International Welcome Centre can help you complete these formalities.

More information and overview of the formalities

Practical information

You may have questions about living in the Netherlands. The International Welcome Centre is happy to provide you with information. They offer useful information in English about housing, education, healthcare, transportation, and more. You can also drop by for a free one-on-one chat with one of their information officers.

Visit for more information

Contact International Welcome Centre Utrecht Region


Stadskantoor Utrecht, Second Floor
Stadsplateau 1, 3521 AZ Utrecht



+ 31 (0)30 - 286 00 00
For English: press 1