"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)
14 May 2019 In October 2013 the ‘golden visa’ was introduced in the Netherlands. Foreign investors can obtain a Dutch residence permit if they invest €...
15 April 2019 A total of 19,840 visa and work permit applications for highly skilled migrants , EU Blue Cards and intra corporate transferees were filed in...
10 April 2019 The Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) recently published an updated list of nationalities that do not have to undergo a...
24 March 2019 The Labour Inspection imposed a penalty of € 8,000 to a company employing an EU Blue Card holder, because this EU Blue Card holder did not...