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Freedom of movement of workers Croatia postponed

5 June 2015 The Dutch government decided that the freedom of movement of workers from Croatia is postponed until 1 July 2018. This means that employers intending to employ Croatian nationals will need a work permit until that date.

When Croatia joined the EU on 1 July 2013, the Dutch government decided that the freedom of movement was postponed until 1 July 2015. So this period is postponed with another 3 years. The Netherlands can postpone the freedom of movement of workers until 1 July 2020.

There is an exception to the work permit requirement for Croatians who have been working with a valid work permit for a year. In that case a work permit is no longer required.


Electronic registration of stay third country nationals in Schengenarea

26 October 2018 The European Parliament and the European Council have adopted a regulation to establish an Entry and Exit System (EES) which will register...

Most expats from India, USA and UK visiting IN Amsterdam

21 September 2018 The Expat Center Amsterdam, recently renamed to International Newcomers Amsterdam ( IN Amsterdam ) has published some figures about the number of...