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EU Blue Card: Mandatory monthly salary payment

27 juli 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.


Update: more travel restrictions per 23 Januari 2021

20 januari 2021 The Dutch government has announced further travel restrictions per 23 January 2021.  No longer exempted from the travel restrictions are:...

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...