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New salary criteria for highly skilled migrants in the Netherlands per 1 January

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The income requirements for 2020 have been published in the Dutch Government Gazette. As of 1 January 2020, the following salary criteria apply:

 Highly skilled migrants younger than 30 years€ 3,381.00 gross per month
 Highly skilled migrants 30 years or older      € 4,612.00 gross per month
 Reduced salary criterion*€ 2,423.00 gross per month
 European Blue Card  € 5,403.00 gross per month

*The highly skilled migrant is a holder of the permit 'orientation year for highly educated persons' or meets the requirements for the permit 'orientation year for highly educated persons'.

New recognised sponsors in 2019

Did you know that 1150 new organisations were recognised as sponsors in 2019? This is recognition for the residence purposes of labour, au pair, cultural exchange and study. Want to know more? Check out the online register.

Source: IND

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