Information for residents, entrepreneurs and organisations.
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Contact information from the municipality of Groningen.
P+R sites, car parks and on-street parking.
If you are going to study in Groningen for longer than 4 months, you must register at the municipality. You will receive immediately your citizen service number (BSN) at our office.
Register within 5 days after arrival if you will spend at least 4 out of the next 6 months in the Netherlands.
Report your move within 5 working days after you have moved.
Change your address within 4 weeks before or within 5 days after the move.
If you plan to stay abroad for more than 8 months within a period of 1 year or if you plan to return to your home country.
The address of a family member, acquaintance or organisation that receives your post.
There is a person registered at your address who does not live there (anymore).
You want to invite someone from abroad for a maximum stay of 3 months.
For people who reside in the Netherlands for a period shorter than 4 months and have dealings with the Dutch government.
You live abroad and need an RNI extract.
You can have a document registered in the Key Register of Persons (BRP).
You are a student and you have a complaint about a landlord or intermediary.
Your partner has the nationality of a country outside of the European Union.
Search a lost item or report a found one.
Bike towed away, Collecting a bike, Bike stolen.
Underground containers, paper, glass, textile, chemical waste and recycling.
Check these websites for practical information on living in Groningen.
Groningen is a city with many international contacts. Knowledge institutes in Groningen attract international teachers, students and researchers.