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Here you can find key listings of services in and around Tilburg.  In general, you may assume that any translated version of a website does not include all details from the Dutch version.

National Emergency Services

Police, fire & ambulance emergency 112 24-hour national gas and electricity emergency number 0800 9009 Non-emergency Police Line  0900 8844

Tilburg Hospitals

ETZ Hospitals  (Dutch Only) Includes: Elisabeth, Oisterwijk (013) 221 00 00 Tweesteden (013) 465 56 55 Waalwijk (0416) 68 22 22

Public Services

Embassies & Consulates in the Netherlands (English) National Postal Service (PostNL) (English) Telephone Book and Gold Pages (Dutch only)


The Fork for eating out in Tilburg and surrounding areas (English)  Visit Brabant for finding activities in and around Brabant (English)

Expat Assistance

Holland Expat Center (English) Here you will find procedures and the provisional information to help expats and their families to settle in and familiarize themselves within their new living and working environment.
AngloInfo (English) This website contains helpful information about living in the Netherlands.
Access (English) A non-profit organization whose aim is to assist the entire international English speaking community in the Netherlands through a telephone information service (staffed entirely by volunteers) together with a comprehensive database.
Numerous workshops are also scheduled throughout the year. From our “Expat Life” lecture – Coping with Expat Life as a Couple (English)
The presentation from our “Raising Multi-lingual Children” Lecture (English)

Expat Online Forums and News Agencies


Just Landed


ExpatFocus Expatica Expat Republic


CZ Healthcare insurance.   (English) From our CZ Healthcare lecture, the presentation shared by Jeroen Kuijlen, Commercial Director of CZ. (English)


From our Finances for Expat series, a mortgage presentation shared by Mark Zonnenberg from Berkenhout Finance on the process of deciding to rent, buy or build housing in the Netherlands.  (English)
The guide for Buying A House presented by SNS Bank includes the national mortgage guarantee, expat tax laws and regulations, fees, etc. Basically it includes all one needs to know before buying a house in the Netherlands. (English)


City of Tilburg (English) Dutch News (National) (English)

Online Translation

Google translation (English) Translates text and websites into several languages Interglot (English) Great translation site that includes correct conjugation and tenses of verbs.

Second-hand Shops

La Poubelle “kringloop” (Dutch Only)  Vincent’s Shop Tilburg (Dutch Only) 


Bus, tram or metro travel planning (English) Plan your route with national train, bus, tram, subway, ferry or boat information.
National Train Service (English) Amsterdam Airport – Schiphol (English) Rijbewijs.nl (English) Need to get a new license or exchange a foreign license?  This website can help get you started. Fietsnetwerk.nl (English) Your guide to getting around The Netherlands by bicycle!


Buienradar.nl weather forecast by the hour (Dutch only)

General information

Netherlands Tourism: Tilburg some general information on Tilburg (English)

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