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Ana Risson


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I am here to help

I am your dedicated partner in making the Netherlands feel like home. I specialise in assisting expats with everything they need to settle seamlessly – from essential local insights to school choices, navigating the Dutch healthcare system, and finding the perfect place to call home. Let me guide you through your Dutch adventure with expertise, care, and a warm welcome to your new life in the Netherlands.

Expatriating requires a lot: a new country, a new culture, a new language…

Our goal is to provide personalized guidance to make living in the Netherlands smoother for expats. We'll help clarify any uncertainties and offer solutions to common challenges. Our team specializes in a variety of areas, making sure you're supported throughout the transition.



  • A general overview of the country;
  • Types of schools and recommendations;
  • Guidance on neighbourhoods and cities;
  • Explanation of health care plans and the Dutch health system;
  • Tailored maid service based on your needs.


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  • Assistance for finding a suitable house in the Amsterdam area;
  • With in-person and online visits;
  • Offers and negotiations, contract review;
  • And support during inspection and check-in.

Many expats are unaware of the changes that await them

  • Difficulty understanding the education system
  • Uncertainty about the Dutch healthcare system
  • Questions about the cost of living
  • Language barriers
  • Need for guidance on preferred living locations (cities and neighbourhoods)
  • Difficulty finding housing


Rental services

In co-operation with Home Connections, a relocation agency specialised in expats, we offer a fast and personalised service in the search for a new home in Amsterdam. The Dutch property market is extremely agile and competitive. Thanks to our networking and connections, we seek to offer properties before they hit the market. In addition to looking for a property, we guide our clients on the best neighbourhoods, types of houses and other needs according to the client’s profile.

Our services are for those who:

  • Need guidance on moving to the Netherlands, including registering with the city hall upon arrival.
  • Seek assistance in navigating the Dutch and international school systems.
  • Require clarification on the healthcare system in the Netherlands.
  • Have day-to-day queries and concerns.
  • Want to learn more about the local culture.
  • Need help finding a suitable residence.


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I recommend the consultancy! She clarified important points, was very attentive to any queries and was willing to make different suggestions. Excellent support for anyone who wants to live in or visit the country!

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Thank you for all of the information you provided us both during the skype call and in the summary you sent us. We have found it extremely helpful and it’s helping us complete our research. As we’re sure you can imagine, there is so much to think about and consider.

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Carolina Carneiro

Simply necessary!!! Anyone who is thinking about coming to the Netherlands or already here should seek advice from Ana. She resolved all our doubts and calmed our spirits. Wonderful!!!! We just have to say thank you 💙

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Meet Ana

A Brazilian journalist and expert on living in the Netherlands

Since 2004, Ana has called Amsterdam her home, over the past decade, she has been providing clear and concise information to foreigners regarding changes and communicating the rules of the Netherlands. She has helped the Portuguese-speaking community prepare, adapt and settle in the country. Known locally as "Ana de Amsterdam," she is a mother of three and fluent in four languages, including Portuguese, English, Spanish and Dutch. Ana previously worked in the Dutch financial market from 2006 to 2021, but now dedicates her time to assisting expats. She provides guidance and support to those planning to move to the Netherlands through courses, e-books, and individual advice.

Get in touch


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KvK nr: 73061115 | Btw nr: NL002443812B30

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