Coronavirus update

Expat Centre Maastricht Region is closed until further notice
As a result of the far-reaching measures concerning the containment of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Expat Centre Maastricht Region is closed until further notice. It is, therefore, not possible to walk-in or make an appointment at the Expat Centre. 

However, if you do have urgent questions, please contact us via our contact form or contact us via telephone + 31 (0)43 350 5010 (Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00).  
We will reply as soon as possible, but an answer may take a little longer than usual.  

Municipal registration (BSN)
You can contact the gemeente Maastricht directly to request an appointment for registration: +31 (0)43 350 4040 (Mon-Fri 8:00-17:00).
Please note: this is only possible for internationals residing in Maastricht.

Appointments for the Fast Track Procedure for registration in other municipalities are not possible until further notice.

The IND will physically not be available at the Expat Centre Maastricht Region until further notice. All IND appointments will be cancelled. We will not be able to issue residence permits or take biometrics. For replacement of residence permits please contact the IND directly, they will assess urgent requests on a case-by-case basis.

Brexit biometrics appointments can be rescheduled later.

Information for entrepreneurs and business owners​​​
The Dutch government is doing its best to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus. It is also taking measures to help businesses that are affected by the crisis. If you have questions about these measures, please have a look at their website:

Join the Maastricht International Virtual Online Community for 2020.
MIVOC-20 is joint initiative from Maastricht University, News in English – RTV Maastricht and Expat Centre Maastricht Region. We are pleased to welcome you as a member of this platform and help you stay in touch with other internationals during these times of social distancing caused by the Coronavirus. JOIN HERE

Social Media
As soon as we know more about the current situation, we will inform you.
Meanwhile, keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram and -most important- stay safe!
Our apologies for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Information for cross-border workers can be found here:

For more information about the Coronavirus, go to: