"Favourable conditions for family reunification and for access to work for spouses should be a fundamental element of the EU Blue Card."

direct contact

Call us You can reach us at
+31 (0)20 520 7050

EU Blue Card: Mandatory monthly salary payment

27 July 2020 EU Blue Card holders must receive their salary in the month that they are working, into a bank account into their name. This is mandatory as of 1 September 2020. Non compliance will result in cancellation of the EU Blue Card and a financial penalty for the employer of € 8,000. Read here the new regulation (Dutch).

With this amendment to the the EU Blue Card Scheme, the conditions are brought in line with the Dutch Highly Skilled Migrant Program.


Negative COVID-19 test result and declaration on arrival in the Netherlands

9 December 2020   The Dutch government published the requirement that as of 15 December, travelersto the Netherlands must be able  to show a negative...

EU Blue Card Salary Threshold 2021

1 December 2020 The 2021 salary thresholds for the EU Blue Card and Highly Skilled Migrant Permit are published .  The gross monthly salary mentioned below is...