You are a
recognised sponsor. That means that the IND trusts you. Your applications for
residence permits are processed faster and you need to submit fewer documents. But
something is also expected of you. What exactly is set out in three legal
obligations: the duty of care, the duty of administration and the obligation to
- The duty of care.
You must ensure careful
recruitment and selection of an employee. And inform your employee about the
conditions that apply to a residence permit for living and working in the
Netherlands. The duty of care is your responsibility, even if you ask someone
else to do the recruitment and selection for you.
- The duty to keep and retain records.
keep records with information about your employee. For example, an employment
contract and payslips, as well as how you performed the duty of care. Then you
can show this information to the IND if asked.
obligation to provide information.
You must report changes to the IND on time.
Changes in your employee’s situation, for example dismissal or if your employee
starts earning less than the salary norm. And changes at your company, for
example if you change address or go bankrupt. Use the
notification form on ind.nl or submit it digitally in the Business Portal.
If you would like to know more about your duties, visit www.ind.nl.