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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 regular employment (as employee) without the need to have a work permit. The Dutch Secretary of State of Social Affairs, Mr Koolmees, has published this  measure on 11 December 2019 to make the Netherlands more attractive for foreign entrepreneurs from outside the European Union. Research has learned that a factor of importance for foreign entrepreneurs to remain the in The Netherlands is whether the spouse / (registered) partner can work as employee.

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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...

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