Welcome to The Hague Region

'Welcome to The Hague' information mornings are hosted by the City of The Hague and ACCESS to welcome new international arrivals to The Hague, Delft, Leidschendam-Voorburg and Rijswijk. 

Family members are welcome and encouraged to attend. This morning programme includes an overview of useful resources for finding information, a chance to have questions answered by ACCESS volunteers, an opportunity to meet fellow internationals, a visit to The Hague Public Library as well as a short informative guided visit to the historic centre near City Hall.


Welcome to The Hague Region in 2018

9 March
Registration deadline: 06 March

8 June
Registration deadline: 05 June

14 September
Registration deadline: 11 September

30 November
Registration deadline: 27 November


Time: 9:30
Location: The Hague International Centre in the Atrium of City Hall, Spui 70





 Arrival & coffee at The Hague International Centre at City Hall, Spui 70. 


 Start of the Programme at Haagse lobby which includes a presentation about '     Living in the Netherlands: who are the Dutch?' and an introduction to the support resources provided by ACCESS and the City. Following the presentation, we will take a guided tour of The historic Hague centre.


 Return to The Hague International Centre for coffee & networking opportunities  and a chance to have more questions answered.


 End of programme












Children are welcome although no special children's programme will be organised.



The information morning is free however registration is required.
To register, please go to: http://register.access-nl.org.




"Thanks for your welcome. The people were very nice, and this day was a very important introduction to beginning your life and your career here. I recommend this opportunity to anybody who needs it." - Giuseppe Randisi, Italy


"It was really very informative and now I know where to go for my queries. I feel more comfortable living in this city now, knowing that I have ACCESS as a resource for information." - Aarti Chavan, India


"Today’s expat’s introductory was fantastic. It was full of important facts covering areas of history to present day requirements for our daily lives." - Stephen Caruana, Australia


"I was amazed how much I learned in terms of the history of The Hague. The tour to The Hague city centre was very good and interesting. I’d definitely recommend it to all new residents!" - Willieth Mussa, Tanzania


"As always Dutch hospitality is so nice. The new website looks terrific!" - Aulle, France


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