"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)
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