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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).


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