Working in the Netherlands

You wish to work in the Netherlands. You need a residence permit for this: a single permit (GVVA), or a separate residence permit and work permit (TWV). Which permit you need, depends on the type of work you are going to carry out.

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Changed regulation for the Asian catering industry as of 1 October 2019

- ​As of 1 October 2019, there is no longer a quota for the number of residence permits for employe...

The latest Business Newsletter is available for business-related Recognised Sponsors October 1, 2019

- ​The new edition of the Business Newsletter is online.

The latest Business Newsletter is available for business-related Recognised Sponsors

- ​The new edition of the Business Newsletter is online.

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  • Employers, foreign employees, self-employed persons, scientific researchers and graduated international students can also turn to one of the 8 Expat Centers in the Netherlands.
  • Only an employer can apply for a work permit (TWV ). You cannot do this yourself.