Full service

relocation process

At Xelvin, we’re not just a recruitment agency; we’re your partner in making your international career in tech a success. We understand the unique challenges international tech professionals face when building their careers in the Netherlands. We pride ourselves on our comprehensive service and exceptional support tailored to your needs. Here’s what you can expect from us.

1-on-1 Guidance: You’ll receive dedicated guidance from a Xelvin consultant who will help you with all your appointments and arrangements during your first week in the Netherlands.

Full-Service Relocation Support: We take care of every detail, ensuring a seamless transition to life and work in the Netherlands. We assist in finding suitable housing, guide you through the process of obtaining a Dutch tax number, help you open a bank account, and facilitate the acquisition of health insurance (with the cost covered by the employee). Our team also provides expert advice on applying for the 30% tax ruling for non-Dutch employees

100% Employer Inclusion: We provide a full Dutch employment contract, translated into English, along with a competitive salary, holiday allowance, paid leave, and pension benefits.

Xelvin Academy: Access to our educational platform to further your technical skills.

Cultural Integration: Join our events like South African Sokkie, Irisch Gaelic football or Dutch language courses to immerse yourself in Dutch culture and enhance your language skills.

Xelvin in numbers


technicians since 2006


offices in the Netherlands


employees currently employed


different nationalities

Your international career starts with

finding your job

  • Interview with one of our Managing Consultants;
  • Create your own Xelvin profile;
  • Your profile will be presented to our clients;
  • You will receive an invitation for a job interview with one of our clients;
  • A preparation will be scheduled for your job interview(s);
Hopefully you’ll be

Signing your job

  • Job interview(s);
  • If you’re hired, we need your passport and proof of residence in order to draft up your contract;
  • Contract meeting; you’ll start with a 2-years Xelvin contract, with the aim to get a permanent contract at our client after these 2 years;
So you can start with the

Relocation Program

  • Our Housing Consultant will contact you for supporting you with finding housing;
  • You need to make sure that you have your birth certificate unabridged and apostilled;
  • We arrange your flight and  pick you up from the airport;
More relocation and


  • An appointment at the Dutch embassy to collect your visa;
  • Collect your starters folder at our office and tax registration;
  • Appointment with the tax consultancy agency;
  • Appointment at the Expat Center to get your registration number and your working permit;
  • Appointment at the municipality to register yourself;
  • You’ll receive support to open up a bank account and health insurance;

with last but not least:

  • Your first working day in the Netherlands

Apply now

and enjoy the ride