"The EU Blue Card is a measure to attract and retain highly qualified third-country workers as part of an approach based on the needs of the Member States of the European Union."
In the following Member States of the European Union and European Economic Area the EU Blue Card can be applied for.
France (including French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte and La Reunion)
Liechtenstein - (EEA)
The Netherlands (excluding Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten + Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius)
Norway - (EEA)
Portugal (including the Azores and Madeira)
Spain (including the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands)
Iceland - (EEA)
13 April 2017 The Secretary of State of Social Affairs has confirmed that holders of an EU Blue Card are also allowed to start a business besides their work as...
6 April 2017 As of 5 April 2017 employees holding a GVVA (Single Permit for Residence and Work) are allowed to continue working pending the renewal...
31 March 2017 As of 1 April 2017 highly skilled migrant workers (holding a ‘ kennismigrant ’ permit), are also allowed to start working as an entrepreneur...
20 March 2017 As of 28 March 2017 nationals of Georgia no longer need a Schengenvisa to travel to the Schengenarea for a stay up to 90 days. Required for visa...