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The European Union Blue Card is a residence and work permit for highly skilled migrants from outside the European Union. The EU Blue Card is implemented to attract highly skilled non-EU nationals to come to work in the European Union. This website provides information about the EU Blue Card in general, the conditions to qualify for the EU Blue Card and how to apply in The Netherlands. This website also contains information about the Dutch Highly Skilled Migrant (HSM) Program.

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The Dutch Highly Skilled Migrant Visa is a national work and residence permit that coexists besides the EU Blue Card. Employers and there highly skilled non-EU employees can choose between those two options. 

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Corona and Travel to the Netherlands

18 March 2020 The European Union decided that all non-essential travel from third countries to the Schengenarea is restricted for at least 30 days. Please...

Schengen Visa: New Rules for Multiple Entry Visa and increase in Filing Fees

23 February 2020 The Schengen Visa Code has been amended and these new rules on short-stay visas apply from 2 February 2020. Background for these changes are the...

Government filing fees 2020 for EU Blue Card

29 December 2019 The Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) has published the government filing fees for 2020. The filing fees for the EU Blue Card ,...

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