WHAT IS THE BSN NUMBER?
The BSN number is required for you to be able to start a job in the Netherlands, but also when opening a bank account, declaring income tax or other tax related matters, using the Dutch healthcare system, apply for Dutch benefits and so on. Safe to say this BSN number is an important one to organize upon arriving to the Netherlands.
What are the costs of the BSN number?
There are no costs in getting a Dutch BSN number. You must however make an appointment with the city hall to register for a BSN number.