COC Netherlands (National and International)

To send us a mail:

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Nieuwe Herengracht 49
1011 RN Amsterdam
The Netherlands


[email protected] (Secretariat)


You can reach COC Netherlands by telephone on workdays from 9.30am to 5 pm. Central European Time.

Tel. +31 20 623 4596
Fax +31 20 626 7795


In URGENT cases outside of the office hours listed above, ONLY members of the press / media can contact COC Netherland’s mobile number for the press: +31 (0) 639 583 789 (no text messaging). Please consider Central European Time. Spokeperson: Philip Tijsma.

Press photos for COC and of the COC chairperson can be found on

Complaints & Whistle Blower Policy

Naturally we like to hear that we do our work well, but sometimes we might also make mistakes. In that case, please let us know. Read about our complaints & whistle blower procedure click here.


By public transportation

COC Netherlands is easy to reach by public transportation. From Central Station, you can take the metro (lines 51, 53 or 54)  to Waterlooplein. Leave the Waterlooplein metro station via the Nieuwe Herengracht/Hermitage exit. COC is about a 5 minute walk from there.

For further information and advice on travelling by public transportation (options, schedules, etc.), please consult

By car

Finding a place to park in the centre of Amsterdam is often very difficult. The closest car parks are “Stadhuis/Muziektheater” (also known as “Stopera”) and “Waterlooplein”.

From the Ring A10, take exit S-112 or S-116, in the direction of “Centrum” (city centre). Follow the signs marked “P Muziektheater” or “P Waterlooplein”.