In the Netherlands, there are separate visas for freelancers and employees of other companies. As I understand it one is only allowed to work for the company which has the employee permit for the employee with the permit.

Is it possible to freelance on such a visa? Is it possible to get, concurrently, a work permit sponsored by an employer and a freelance visa? Or is a work permit sufficient for freelancing?


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A similar question was asked before. Please see my answer here.

In principle, since March 2017 students, highly skilled migrants, and scientific researchers are given more room as entrepreneurs. Please see the linked answer for details.

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