Essentials

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When moving to a new home in Germany, a few regulations need to be followed. Germany has rules for everything and as they say, if it isn’t regulated then it’s not permitted. A few other snippets of information may serve to make the transition smoother during relocation.

 
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Inform of address

Registration in Neuss

Those moving to Neuss will find that in Germany everyone taking up residency needs to register. In general, anyone who plans to remain here for more than three months will need to visit the local authorities, ideally within the first week after arrival. The process in Neuss is thankfully straightforward.

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Bürger- und Ordnungsamt Neuss

Markt 2

41460 Neuss , NRW

Germany

Phone: +49 2131 903 212

 
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For the youngsters

ISR International School on the Rhine

ISR - International School on the Rhine in Neuss is an accredited, private and international all-day school starting at Kindergarten. Many choose ISR because the academic program prepares students for the world-wide renowned International Baccalaureate, simply known as IB.

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ISR International School on the Rhine gGmbH

Konrad-Adenauer-Ring 2

41464 Neuss , NRW

Phone: +49 2131 403 8811

Fax: +49 2131 403 8829

 
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Four legged friend

Pets in Neuss

Germans, on the whole, love and respect pets and are very friendly towards dogs. Dogs need to be registered within two weeks of arrival at the citizens office (Bürgeramt), which issues the relevant forms that need to be completed and submitted together with proof of residency.

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Bürger- und Ordnungsamt

Markt 2

41460 Neuss , NRW

Germany

Phone: +49 2131 903 232

 
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A must do to steer

Driver License in Neuss

When driving in Germany it is necessary to convert a foreign driver's license to a local German version (Führerschein) within the first six months. Neuss belongs to a larger administrative region hence this process needs to be instigated in the offices of the Rhine County of Neuss.

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Strassenverkehrsamt Rhein-Kreis Neuss

Oberstrasse 91

41460 Neuss , NRW

Germany

Phone: +49 2131 928 9090

 
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Gateway to Neuss

Plane

Neuss benefits from an ideal location close to three airports in Cologne, Dusseldorf and Weeze. Düsseldorf can be considered most important due to its vicinity. Cologne Bonn and Weeze can offer good alternatives about one hours drive away.

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Flughafen Düsseldorf GmbH

Flughafenstrasse 120

40474 Düsseldorf , NRW

Germany

Phone: +49 211 421 0

Fax: +49 211 421 6666

 
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New neighbours

Society & Folk

Experience the hospitality offered by German society to knows just how peaceful the country is. This nation and the folk here have changed much over recent years and people are much more laid back, friendly and humerous than first meets the eye.

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Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung

Dorotheenstrasse 84

10117 Berlin

Germany

Phone: +49 30 182 720

Fax: +49 30 181 027 20

 
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Help from home

Consulates in NRW

The state of North Rhine Westphalia (NRW) is an extremely powerful centre of commerce and trade. This, teamed the fact that many nationalities have been attracted to the region equates to a good reason for diplomatic ties to be formed by many countries.

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Staatskanzlei des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen

Stadttor 1

40219 Düsseldorf , NRW

Germany

Phone: +49 211 837 01

 
#8

Time out

Library in Neuss

For a small annual fee, membership to the library in Neuss gives access to some one thousand books and four hundred DVDs. The library also offers readership of approximately 1,700 international newspapers and magazines. English langusage films screen during summer.

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Stadtbibliothek Neuss

Neumarkt 10

41460 Neuss , NRW

Germany

Phone: +49 2131 904 201

Fax: +49 2131 902 471

 
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Things to do

Events in Neuss

The annual stage performances of the Shakespeare Festival stun audiences in the cosy, if minimalistic Globe theatre during the summer. The other, the International Dance Weeks, brightens up the winter months with powerful emotional displays of artful movement.

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Neusser Marketing GmbH & Co. KG

Oberstrasse 7-9

41460 Neuss , NRW

Germany

Phone: +49 2131 908 300

Fax: +49 2131 277 389