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• Sponsors of highly skilled migrants are under a duty of information. They have to report significant changes to the IND within 28 days. • Employees can begin work once they receive their residence permit or ‘residence endorsement sticker’ (verblijfsaantekening) from the IND. Highly skilled migrants may perform self-employed activities on the side, but no side-jobs in employment. Dependent family members have full access to labour market.

• Permission also applies to those who obtained a degree in the last three years from a university listed in the top 200 of the most recent Times Higher Education World University Rankings, QS World University Rankings, or Academic Ranking of World Universities. • Visa is non-extendable, but if graduate finishes a different study program after expiry of first Search Year Visa, a second Search Year Visa can be issued.

SEARCH YEAR VISA

START-UP VISA

• Foreign students who have completed higher education can file with IND to remain in the country for a year to look for a job; full and unrestricted access to the labour market.

• One-year temporary residence permits enabling applicant to launch an innovative start-up in the Netherlands. • Start-up entrepreneur business idea must be innovative. Innovativeness is broadly defined.

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The Expat Survival Guide assists your first essential steps: finding a home and job, organising permits, setting up finances and healthcare,...

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The Expat Survival Guide assists your first essential steps: finding a home and job, organising permits, setting up finances and healthcare,...

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