Welcome to Oegstgeest
Information about Ukraine from the government
On 24 February Russia launched an attack on Ukraine. The Netherlands strongly condemns the Russian attack on Ukraine. It is an act of war for which Russia will pay a heavy price. The Netherlands is in close contact with the EU, NATO and other allies.
Information for refugees from Ukraine
When you are new to the Netherlands, there are many things unknown and complex. As long as you have not mastered the Dutch language, it is difficult to find the right information. On this website, you will find relevant information in your own language.
The national measures taken to prevent spread of the new coronavirus are also affecting the Municipality of Oegstgeest’s service provision.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or remarks. We are happy to help you out. Pay attention please: As of wednesday march 18th our doors are open and we can only be reached by telephone between 9 am and 12 noon.
On 29 March 2017 the United Kingdom has announced to withdraw from the European Union. This exit (Brexit) has consequences for British citizens and their family members who wish to continue living in the Netherlands. Brexit will also have consequences for EU entrepreneurs doing business with the UK.
New residents registration
Why, how and when to register in the Netherlands. The rules apply to both European and non-European citizens.
Education and childcare
Read more about our schools and the childcare possibilities in Oegstgeest.
Sports and recreation
Find out more about the great sports and recreation facilities in Oegstgeest.
Waste management and recycling
Prevention, reuse and recycling of rubbish contributes to a better environment as well as to a smaller amount of household waste and therefore lower waste fees.
Construction and Development plans
Read more about the Surroundings Permit, development plans and the water desk.
Getting married in Oegstgeest
Oegstgeest is a lovely place to get married. Besides a splendid and monumental Town Hall, we have the smallest wedding room in the Netherlands.
Local government and History
Oegstgeest is one of the earliest inhabited places along the coast. Read more on our history and local government.
Dog owners can use various facilities in Oegstgeest. To prevent nuisance to others as much as possible, there are rules about walking your dog.