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Knowledge Migrant Scheme Articles
Can a knowledge migrant or foreign student start a business and become self employed in the Netherlands?
Viewed 2836 times since Wed, Apr 5, 2017
Question:I am working in the Netherlands under the Knowledge Migrant Scheme. I would also like to set up my own business besides my paid job, Is this possible? Can I become a freelancer?Answer:As of 1 April 2017, highly skilled migrants, EU Blue Card... Read More
Salary requirement knowledge migrant 2016
Viewed 3086 times since Wed, Apr 13, 2016
The required salary for knowledge migrants/blue card holders for 2016 are:   knowledge migrant of 30 years or older: € 4,240 gross per month excluding holiday allowance knowledge migrant younger than 30 years: € 3,108 gross per month excluding... Read More
What are the salary requirements in 2012 under the knowledge migrant scheme?
Viewed 2493 times since Wed, Dec 21, 2011
  Minimum income requirements The income requirements have been revised effective as of 1 January 2012:   Highly skilled migrants from the age of 30 € 51,239 ... Read More
New salary criteria for knowledge migrants since 1 January 2013
Viewed 5776 times since Wed, Jan 9, 2013
Since 1 January 2013 there are new salary criteria for highly skilled migrants who fall under the knowledge migrant scheme:    - knowledge migrants aged 30 and older: € 52.010    &... Read More
How long is my residence permit which I got as a knowledge migrant valid?
Viewed 3112 times since Wed, Dec 21, 2011
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