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Residence permit 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
Permanent residence permit and naturalisation
Viewed 4365 times since Fri, Mar 22, 2013
Question: I have been living in the Netherlands since April 2007. I switched jobs in May 2008 and had a gap in between of 1 year. I applied for a permanent residence permit recently but technically I have not been continuously employed for the tot... Read More