Admission Procedures

Entrance Criteria

Thank you for your interest in the HSV International Primary School. On this page you can find essential information about our admission process.

The International Department admits children from 4 till 11 years of age and occupies three locations around the centre of The Hague:
Nassaulaan 26 (NSL)
Van Nijenrodestraat 16 (VNS)
Koningin Sophiestraat 24A (KSS)

Please note, the Admissions department of the International Department does not handle applications for the Dutch Department’s bilingual program. If you wish to enrol your child into the Dutch Department, click here.  Please note that the Dutch Bilingual program is intended only for families who are permanently residing in The Netherlands and at least one parent speaks fluent Dutch.

Admission requirements for the International Department stipulate that children must be:

  • either of non-Dutch nationality with parents working temporarily in the Netherlands ;
  • of Dutch nationality, returning to the Netherlands having already received international education in English for at least two years and need to continue their education in English;
  • or of Dutch nationality, expecting to leave the country within two years, where the child will attend an international or English speaking establishment.


Children may be admitted at any time during the school year subject to the availability of places.

Application Form and Necessary Documentation

Please complete and submit an Application Form together with a copy of the pupil’s passport and recent school reports (if applicable). Proof of eligibility in the form of a letter from the employer or copy of the temporary contract are also required to complete a child’s application.

Admissions Contact Information

If you have a query relating to your child’s application, do not hesitate to contact us either by telephone or email:
Telephone: +31 (0)70-324 3453


Completed applications can be emailed or be posted to:

Admissions Office, HSV International Primary School
Koningin Sophiestraat 24A
2595 TG Den Haag, the Netherlands