Moving to The Hague? Here’s what you need to know

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Moving to Hague, Netherlands.

Although The Hague may not seem like a popular destination to move to, it regularly attracts expats with its attractive job market. In fact, over 50,000 of The Hague’s 500,000 population are foreign nationals, making this Dutch city a sophisticated and prosperous destination with a healthy international community. If work or personal reasons are seeing you moving to The Hague, we’ve put together some tips on what to expect…



If you’re worried about education for your children in The Hague, then there’s no need. There are plenty of high-quality international schools available. All of the schools throughout the Netherlands receive public funding, meaning it’s completely free up until the age of 16. Children attend school for eight years, starting at the age of five. After that, they receive recommendations from teachers regarding their further academic options. When it comes to your choices, there’s The Hague’s American School, the British School of the Netherlands, as well as The Hague’s European school, plus many more.


The Hague has a total of 44 neighbourhoods as well as eight districts. Neighbourhoods that are particularly popular with expats moving to The Hague are Kijkduin, Marlot as well as Belgisch Park. The Hague is a fairly safe place and those moving can expect to find plenty of neighbourhoods such as Benoordenhout that are family friendly. If you’re after a neighbourhood with a bit more going on, then it might be a good idea to consider the characterful Duinoord neighbourhood. Made up of lots of late 19th-century architecture, it’s gained a reputation for having a bohemian atmosphere.

Cost of moving

The cost of moving to The Hague will vary depending on your individual circumstances. It all comes down to how much you plan on bringing with you to start your new life. Remember, if time is pressing, then Lopa removals can provide you with a quick turnaround, delivering your belongings to your new home in just 2-5 days. Our service is also extremely reliable and safe, with insurance cover included in our services. Additionally, we can provide you with a cost-effective solution, and can have your items delivered to The Hague from just £299 including VAT.

Talk to Lopa Removals today about your plans to relocate to The Hague; we’ll be more than happy to provide you with any assistance you may require.

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