Legal Services Counter

The Legal Services Counter (Juridisch Loket) provides clients with advice and information on all areas of law. All consultations are confidential and free of charge. The 250 lawyers of the Legal Services Counter have all the knowledge to help you and to act as your guide in legal matters.

What can the Legal Services Counter do to help?

The Legal Services Counter provides you with the correct answer to your legal question. For instance how to report a crime to the police, what rights you have during a police investigation? May be you want to know if you can stay in the Netherlands of what rules exist for rental agreements or health care? Job related questions are also welcome.

As a victim of human trafficking you might need a lawyer. We can inform you about specialized lawyers.

How do I get in touch with the Legal Services Counter?

Please visit to get started with the available information and practical tips. If you have unanswered questions and require personal advice, please contact the legal team of the Legal Services Counter by calling 0900 80 20 (€ 0.25 p/m).

If you are unable to call, please make use of the open consultation hours of the Legal Services Counter.

For opening hours and locations, please see:

Service provided by the Legal Services Counter

  • Legal assistance and referral (for the victim) to a lawyer.