Dictionary of Dutchness


A VOG (Verklaring omtrent het gedrag) is a certificate of good behaviour that is supposed to prove that someone does not have a criminal record which would prevent him or her from doing his/her job. You need a VOG if you are a teacher or a taxi driver and may need one if you work with money or sensitive information. But VOGs are not compulsory for volunteer work with children or for health service workers.

All typical untranslatable Dutch words and expressions translated in the Dictionairy of Dutchness
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