Visas & Immigration

When relocating to the Netherlands it's essential to know all the necessary information about the immigration process. Our expert guides lay out everything you need to know about visas and immigration in the Netherlands, from getting a work permit to applying for citizenship.

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Visas and immigration in the Netherlands

Thinking about going Dutch? Find out what you need to know about visas, permits, immigration, and more in the Netherlands.

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Family and partner visas in the Netherlands

If you have a family member living in the Netherlands, find out if you’re eligible to join them with a family or partner visa.

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Netherlands work visa

Work-related visas in the Netherlands

Find out all about work visas in the Netherlands, including who needs one, how to apply, and the different types of permits available.

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The Burgerservicenummer: getting a BSN in the Netherlands

You won’t get far in the Netherlands without a Burgerservicenummer: for all official and financial matters, the Dutch BSN is a must-have.

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Permanent residence Netherlands

Permanent residence in the Netherlands

After living in the country for five years, foreign nationals and their family members can apply for permanent residence in the Netherlands.

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Dutch citizenship

How to get Dutch citizenship

If you become a citizen of the Netherlands, you will have the same rights as other Dutch nationals. Find out more about Dutch citizenship.

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Dutch passport

Getting a Dutch passport

Find out all you need to know about Dutch passports for expats, including benefits, eligibility, and how to apply for one.

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Netherlands student visa

Student visas in the Netherlands

Some students require a visa to study in the Netherlands. Find out whether you need one, how to apply, and what to do after your course.

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Highly skilled migrant residence permit for the Netherlands

Find out if you are eligible for a highly-skilled migrant residence permit in the Netherlands and what rights it gives to your family.

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