In addition to the Dutch health insurance that is compulsory for all people who live or work in the Netherlands, you can also opt for other private insurances.
Residential premises insurance
Residential premises insurance is a compulsory insurance for expats who buy a house in the Netherlands.
Home / Household insurance
Household contents insurance covers damage caused by burglary, fire etc.
Life insurance compensates your family in case of your death.
Motor vehicle insurance
Motor vehicle insurance is mandatory for all vehicle drivers (at least for third party liability). The All Risk insurance package covers pretty much everything but there are other packages to choose from as well.
Love cycling? Bicycle theft is a big problem in the Netherlands so be prepared!
Accident insurance compensates you or your family in case of accident or death.
Legal assistance insurance / Aid insurance
Legal insurance covers costs of lawyers and other legal services, for example disputes such as social and labour issues, consumer conflicts and housing disputes.
Liability insurance protects you from claims initiated by another party.
Travel insurance is extremely useful for expats (and their families) who travel frequently. It covers the cost of flight cancellations, luggage loss and theft, medical costs etc.