• Both the EU Blue Card holder and the Dutch highly skilled migrant permit holder may qualify for a permanent EC long-term residence permit, under Directive 2003/109/EC, after a five-year [...]

  • The municipality is the local government of a place. Depending on where you live, you fall under the municipality of Amsterdam or Amstelveen. It is necessary to register with the [...]

  • Yes, you can travel to Schengen member states only. Before you travel, please check whether the countries of your destination are Schengen states. Your entry visa (MVV) allows you to [...]

  • There is nothing to worry about. If your nationality requires a visa (MVV) and residence permit (VVR), we will apply for both. You will collect the visa at the embassy [...]

  • A Regular Provisional residence permit (MVV) is used to enter the Netherlands; and a residence permit is a document that gives you the right to stay here legally. Citizens [...]

  • The Regular Provisional residence permit (MVV) is a special visa that is issued for a stay longer than 90 days. Your sponsor submits an application both for an MVV and [...]

  • If the employer is a recognised organisation with the IND, the permit should only take two weeks to process. If the employer is not, then they will have to first [...]

  • A vital requirement of the Dutch highly skilled migrant permit is that the company must be approved as a recognised sponsor by the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND). If [...]

  • The applicant must also satisfy the minimum monthly income requirements for highly skilled migrants which are (as of January 1, 2021): EU Blue Card: € 5,567 (€5,403 in 2020), [...]

  • Only ecognized organisations are able to submit applications on behalf of a highly skilled migrant. That means the ecognizedn has to be ecognized by the IND as a sponsor.