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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New income requirements for highly skilled migrants and Blue Cardholders published

- ​The Minister of SZW has revised the income requirements for highly skilled migrants, Blue Card H...

Temporary solution passport problems Venezuelans

- ​Due to a paper shortage in Venezuela there are problems for Venezuelan citizens obtaining or ren...

New fees as of 1 January 2018

- ​With effect from 1 January 2018, the fees are increased by 1.3%.

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Nice to know

  • 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.