• I am planning to bring my family member, how does this work? Is registration of my family members at the municipality required? Legalizing documents, how does this work? [...]

  • What's the orientation year about? For how long is the orientation year permit valid? Can I work during the orientation year? And can I apply for internships? Also, [...]

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

  • What is a citizen service number (BSN)? Everyone in the Netherlands has a registration number: the citizen service number (burgerservicenummer, BSN) is assigned to Dutch citizens at birth. [...]

  • What is a Highly Skilled Migrant in the Netherlands? The highly skilled migrant ruling came into effect in 2004. The ruling means that highly skilled migrants enjoy a special status [...]