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Netherlands Visa Consultant in Dubai

The Netherlands introduced a new work permit on June 2021 that is still unknown to many. The program name is Essential Start-up Personnel and it will be a pilot program. As an employer, if you have an innovative and scalable start-up, and you want to attract international talent you could do it easily now. On the other hand, for the foreign workers, from 1 June 2021, the residence scheme ‘Essential start-up personnel’ gives you the opportunity to more easily work in the Netherlands with specific high-quality expertise. The new work permit will cost up to €345. for a foreign worker.

This new residence scheme is based on employee participation of 1% in the start-up company. With this form of remuneration, the new scheme is in line with the remuneration structures that are common within the start-up ecosystem. The residence scheme is part of a pilot that will run for 4 years from 2021 to 2025. The scheme for the residence permit will continue for 1 year after the pilot.

Requirements for residence permit essential start-up personnel

The main conditions for the residence permit essential start-up personnel are:

  • The employee will work in paid employment at a start-up, innovative and scalable company.
  • The employee receives a salary that is at least equal to the reduced salary criterion for highly skilled migrants. It should be Gross income per month without a holiday allowance of €2,543.
  • The employee receives employee participation in the form of shares, certificates, or (virtual) options equal to at least 1% of the capital in the start-up company.
Required documents such as:
  • You have a valid passport or another travel document. A child may be included in the passport of one of the parents.
  • Job contract signed by both the parties
  • Job contract meets the salary requirements
  • Medical report
  • Security clearance certificate
  • NLQF report from IDW
  • Visa Application form & receipt


Netherlands work permit Benefits:
  • Free education for children
  • Free medical insurance for the whole family
  • Can travel across 28 Schengen countries with this visa
  • The applicant can take along the spouse and children
  • Citizenship in 5 years of staying within the country
  • Pension for 60 & aged above people
  • No IELTS required as English proficiency proof
  • No Bank Statement required
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