NETHERLANDS – New Minimum Salary Levels for 2019

Effective 1 January 2019, the Dutch immigration authorities (IND) have announced new minimum salary levels for knowledge migrant workers (aka Highly Skilled Migrants), graduates and Blue Card applicants coming to the Netherlands.

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NETHERLANDS – New Minimum Salary Levels for 2019

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Newland Chase and Expat Management Group.

NETHERLANDS – Self-Employed Activities Permitted for Intra-Corporate Transferees

Effective 1 October 2018, third-country nationals working in the Netherlands with an intra-corporate transfer (ICT) permit can perform self-employed activities alongside the main working activities for which their residence permit in the Netherlands has been initially granted, according to a recent decree.

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NETHERLANDS – Cross border workers no longer limited to 90 out of 180 days

Effective immediately, third country nationals resident in another member state (for example Belgium or Germany) who work in the Netherlands with a work permit but return to their country of residence at least once a week (so-called “cross border workers” or “frontier workers”) are no longer limited to 90 days stay in the Netherlands in any 180-day period.

The Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) has removed the reference to this limit from its website and confirmed to Newland Chase that cross border workers are indeed exempt from the 90/180 days limit.

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NETHERLANDS – Cross border workers no longer limited to 90 out of 180 days

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NETHERLANDS – Croatian Worker Restrictions Lifted from 1 July 2018

The Dutch government decided on 8 June 2018 to lift the current work authorisation requirements for Croatian workers from 1 July 2018.

From that date, Croatian nationals will have the same access to the Dutch labour market as nationals of other EU Member States

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NETHERLANDS – Croatian Worker Restrictions Lifted from 1 July 2018

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NETHERLANDS – Right to Search Period Extended to EU Blue Card Holders

Effective 1 April 2018, EU Blue Card holders in the Netherlands whose employment is terminated for any reason are entitled to a “search period” of up to three months to find a new job as long as their residence permit card is still valid.

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NETHERLANDS – Right to Search Period Extended to EU Blue Card Holders

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NETHERLANDS – Reduced Application Fees

Effective 3 May 2018, the Dutch immigration authorities (IND) have announced adjusted fees for immigration applications. Many fees will be reduced, and none will rise.

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NETHERLANDS – Reduced Application Fees

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Newland Chase.

NETHERLANDS – New Minimum Salary Levels for 2018

Effective 1 January 2018, the Dutch immigration authorities (IND) have announced new minimum salary levels for knowledge migrant workers (aka Highly Skilled Migrants) and Blue Card applicants coming to the Netherlands.

Read more here:

NETHERLANDS – New Minimum Salary Levels for 2018

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Newland Chase and Expat Management Group.