Getting married in the Netherlands is a pretty straightforward procedure. However, there are some bureaucratic hurdles which you have to get past before you can tie the knot with your loved one. You are not allowed to enter into a marriage in the Netherlands if you:. The first thing you need to do is to give notice of your intention to marry ondertrouw , at least two weeks before the ceremony itself. You can do this at your local municipality office, so long as you or your partner is officially registered at that office. Note that once you have received this notice you have to have your marriage within 12 months, otherwise the notice becomes invalid and you will have to apply again.
Since the dawn of time, man has risked life and limb to hunt down its prey. And even harder, the Dutch dating game. The things I do for my readers. The Dutch male. Every man is different, so of course I will have to generalise. The tips I will provide are just ways of helping to at least get as far as a good conversation. Better still the things that expat women should not say to Dutch men.
Your guide to living, working and studying in the Netherlands
Simon Woolcot Dating 94 Comments. A female friend and sometimes running partner of the Shallow Man was having a massage in a place in the Rivierenbuurt. The Shallow Man has met many an expat lady that has been on dates with Dutch men that have not led to happy endings. Several disappointed, international antelope, have asked me where they went wrong in their pursuit of the Dutch Lion. The Shallow Man, is, as always, sensitive to the needs of his expat flock.
Simon Woolcot The Netherlands 9 Comments. The Shallow Man, formerly of London, and for over nine years, resident in Amsterdam, has become something of an expert in navigating the choppy and touchy waters of intercultural relationships with the Dutch. I had no intention of moving here at all, but then in Sofia, while working at a Dutch multinational I fell in love with the man who is now my partner.