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EU Blue Card salary threshold 2020 Netherlands

4 December 2019 The salary thresholds to obtain a work and residence permit for highly qualified migrants are published today. The salary threshold to qualify for the EU Blue Card in the Netherlands per 1 January 2020 is set at € 5,403 gross per month (excluding 8% holiday allowance).

The salary threshold to obtain a Highly Skilled Migrant permit is:

  • For foreigners above 30 years of age: € 4,612 gross per month (excluding 8% holiday allowance).
  • For foreigners under 30 years of age: € 3,381 gross per month (excluding 8% holiday allowance).


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 ,...

Per 1 January 2020 spouses of entrepreneurs can work without a work permit

18 December 2019 As of 1 January 2020 spouses and (registered) partners of entrepreneurs that hold a Dutch residence permit to work as entrepreneur, can work in...