"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)
11 June 2018 The Dutch government has decided on 8 June 2018 that Croatian nationals can also make use of the ‘freedom of movement of persons’ within the...
18 May 2018 EU Directive 2016/801 will take effect on 23 May 2018. This Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 regulates...
3 April 2018 Highly skilled migrants (‘kennismigranten’) did already have the legal right for a search period of 3 months after premature termination of...
30 March 2018 The government filing fees for the EU Blue Card is lowered as of 3 May 2018. Also other work related residence permits, like the highly skilled...