EU Protection for Ukrainians

Special Protection Status Today, the EU has decided to activate the Temporary Protection Directive  to offer quick and effective assistance to people fleeing the war in Ukraine. Under this proposal, those fleeing

Leniency for Ukraine

Ukraine In the light of the tragic events which are currently unfolding in the Ukraine, the Dutch Immigration service (IND) has announced today that it will treat Ukrainian nationals residing

Income requirements 2022

Income requirements 2022 The IND has published the income requirements for 2022 for the various residence permits. Below is a selection of the most important income norms. For a complete

Income criteria highly skilled migrants 2022

Income criteria 2022 Today the income criteria for the highly skilled migrant scheme for 2022 have been published in the Government Gazette (Staatscourant). These salary standards also apply to residence

Humanitarian non-temporary

The humanitarian non-temporary permit (or “continued residence” as it used to be called) is a bit of an odd one amongst Dutch residence permits. Although, it is a temporary residence

Op 4 augustus jl. heeft de Raad van State een belangrijke uitspraak gedaan voor LHBTI asielaanvragen. Voorheen moest een LHBTI cliënt door middel van haar/zijn verklaringen de IND kunnen overtuigen

Chavez Vilchez, caretaking parent of Dutch child

What is Chavez Vilchez? On 10 May 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court) ruled in the Chavez-Vilchez judgment that a third-country national (persons who do

The orientation year for highly educated people

The residence permit for work ‘orientation year highly educated’ is intended for people who have graduated, obtained a degree (bachelor’s or master’s) or have carried out scientific research and are

New scheme for essential startup personnel

As 1 June 2021 a pilot will start to make it easier for innovative start-ups to bring foreign personnel with special expertise to the Netherlands. The pilot will initially last

Moving to NL with children

Moving to the Netherlands with your children, or bringing your children to the Netherlands, naturally will also require applying for a residence permit for them. The permit is based on family