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Can a person with Iranian-German dual citizenship use her Iranian passport to apply for student visa in the Netherlands?

One of my Iranian friends has also obtained German citizenship. Now, she has two passports: an Iranian and a German. However, she wants to just use her Iranian passport to apply for student visa from ...
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Getting dutch residence permit while I'm working in UK

My partner and I are both working in the Netherlands (We are non-EU citizens) and I'm thinking to leave the Netherlands and work in UK and my partner continue her work in the Netherlands. Can I apply ...
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Planning to rent my fully paid house for periods of 1-max 2 years. Any issue with it?

I own a fully paid house in NL (no mortgage). I would like to rent it for periods of 1 or max 2 years, every few years, and then go back living in it, once the rental contracts end. I've heard that ...
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Entering Netherlands on Schengen and then find a job on dependent visa

I'm moving on my wife's dependent visa (MVV) to NL. Can I apply for a Schengen and enter through that visa while I find a job and then exit and enter on the MVV visa.
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EU citizen living in two EU countries, working in one

Let's assume someone is a citizen of the Netherlands, he has a home address there, and has a job there at a Dutch company. Now, this person wants to move to Sweden to live with his partner there. He ...
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My employer miscalculated the 30% ruling and overpaid

I worked for a company from 2018-2021 for 3 years with the 30% ruling. Recently, they have discovered that they have overplayed my salaires since the 30% ruling was miscalculated. Hence, they paid me ...
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Dutch citizenship

My father was born in South Africa in 1952. Both his parents were Dutch citizens. Is it possible for him to obtain Dutch citizenship, or does the rule still apply where there is a 10 or 13 year ...
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How can I apostille a Russian document for use in the Netherlands without visiting Russia?

In the near future, I may need to apostille a Russian birth certificate for use in the Netherlands. Due to the war in Ukraine, it is not possible for me to visit Russia anytime soon. Is it still ...
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Am I eligible for a Dutch passport, born in South Africa to a Dutch Father

Am I eligible for a Dutch Passport? I have done extensive research and cannot seem to find a clear answer. My Dutch father and Dutch grandparents immigrated to South Africa in 1968 from Netherlands. I ...
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Study in the Netherlands for an non-EU citizen who lives in another EU country

I am a non-EU citizen teenager who has been living in an EU country for almost five years. I have come across this bachelor's degree course in another EU country that I really like. I want to apply ...
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Do accrued residency years transfer from France to the Netherlands?

I'm moving from France (currently work visa) to the Netherlands (will be partnership visa). I have lived 4 years in France. Will the 4 years I have accrued transfer to the Netherlands towards ...
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Change countries during 30% ruling

I moved to Netherlands 2.5 years ago and and have 30% ruling. Now I want to move to my girlfriend home in Belgium but still continue to work in the Netherlands. In this conditions do I still have ...
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Can a retired non-EU citizen (resident in Ireland) move to The Netherlands and still have healthcare/social rights?

I am an American retiree living in Ireland. After living here for 5 years, I will be getting a long-term resident permit. At that point would I be able move permanently to another EU country (The ...
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What is tuition fee and type of residence permit for the spouse of EU citizen for a Dutch Master degree after the completion of the pre-Masters?

I am non-EU citizen who is spouse to an EU citizen (non-Dutch working in the Netherlands as expat). A few days ago I got accepted to the pre-Master program after the successful completion of which I ...
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Internship in Netherlands with French visa

I am non-EU citizen with a French student visa, I got an offer to do a six months fully remote internship for a Netherlands company, thus I’ll be living in France the whole time. In the case, do I ...
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Aquiring a Dutch Passport - married for 30 years

My husband of 30 years has a Dutch Passport, my two sons as well. We lived in The Netherlands from October 1992 - September 1995. We went back to South Africa in 1995. Can I apply for a Dutch ...
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Obtaining Dutch citizenship

My mother's maiden name was Baroness Van Heerdt and her father was Baron Van Heerdt, but her mother was English. Coming from a line of Dutch nobility on my mothers side, would I be eligible for an EU ...
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Does the Netherlands "orientation visa" remain available to me if I received an MVV but do not travel?

Consider the following situation: I am a national of a country that requires a visa to the EU for practically any purpose (i.e, am not visa-exempt) I am eligible for the Netherlands one-year ...
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Approx net postdoc salary in Netherlands

I’m planning to move to NL for a postdoc position. My gross monthly salary will be 3703 euros and I’m pretty sure I’ll qualify for the 30% tax ruling. I’m unmarried and so will be moving there alone. ...
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Is it worthwhile to hire a tax consultant in the Netherlands

My tax situation is not overly complicated, and I wonder if I should hire a professional or do it myself. Basically I have employment income, plus stocks which I earn from the company, and that’s the ...
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Is it possible to rent housing in the Netherlands as an international student (EU) without going there beforehand?

In order to apply for accommodation, I have read that (which may not be completely true) this sequence of actions should be taken: Register with an RNI municipality in the Netherlands Receive a BSN ...
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Drunk driving in the Netherlands

When I was younger, I lived in the Netherlands and got my driving license there, although I'm originally from the UK and have a British passport. When I was at university and living back in the UK, I ...
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Highly skilled migrant : Unemployment & 30% Ruling in the Netherlands

I started to work in Netherlands as as highly skilled migrant on October 01, 2022. Then, unfortunately, I was unemployed on November 25. After that my 30% Ruling was approved. At this stage I am ...
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Working with German Niederlassungserlaubnis in the Netherlands remotely?

I got my Niederlassungserlaubnis (through Blue card) and now technically I should be able to work in EU countries (excluding Denmark, Ireland) without restriction. I have a job offer from the ...
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Is 30% Dutch Tax Ruling Applicable if Resided in Belgium for Less than 6 months?

I have recently got a job offer in the Netherlands, and I was wondering if I am eligible for the 30% tax ruling. My issue is that during the previous 24 months prior to beginning my job, I resided in ...
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How long is a driving license obtained through 30% ruling valid in the Netherlands?

I'm trying to exchange my driving license in the Netherlands through 30% ruling, but my current Iranian driving license is going to expire in less than a year. Would that affect how long my Dutch ...
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Acquiring Dutch Nationality (Dual?)

My father was born in New Zealand (1962) to a fully Dutch father and NZ mother, but was issued Dutch nationality papers in 1986. He has never lived in the Netherlands. It doesn't look like he renewed ...
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What is the penalty for not closing an account in Netherlands?

I am an EU citizen. 11 months ago, I opened an account with ING bank in the Netherlands. I was working in the country and needed an account to receive my salary. However, I never received a debit card....
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Can I become a Dutch citizen through my grandparents who were both born in The Netherlands

Both my mother's parents as well as my father's mother were born in the Netherlands. Both my mother (1974) and my father (1969) were born in South Africa as well as myself (2000). All other family ...
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Remote working in Netherlands with Residence Permit while wife is in University

My wife recently acquired a student visa through the University of Amsterdam. I'm working remotely for a US-based company. We're both US citizens. Our original plan was for me to get a residence ...
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Accepted an offer for an apartment, but did not sign the contract. Is it legally binding?

I will soon move to The Netherlands and I have been looking at apartments online. I have filled out some applications and Rental Agency A assigned an apartment to me via their platform. I was asked to ...
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In NL do I need to pay back my salary if I'm leaving before end of month

I just resigned from a company (first month) and unfortunately they have paid me a full salary already. How is it supposed to be handled? In previous companies, it was a risk we were ready to take but ...
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How to search for rented house in Netherland as an Indian Expat who does not know Dutch?

For an Indian who (does not know Dutch language) is relocating from India to Netherlands what are the easiest way to search for rented house? Given the conditions that: He need to work form Home for ...
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German resident permit and living in Netherlands

My fiancé is an Indian National with a German student resident permit with more than a year of validity. Can she stay in the Netherlands, let's say for over 3 months (with her address still registered ...
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ING bank Netherlands closed account with negative balance

I'm a foreigner and on 12.1 I closed my ING orange account by MijnIng with last balance 0,60 eur. All went smoothly. About a week later I got a letter "Afschrift Betaalrekening" and there ...
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Can refugees who have obtained Dutch citizenship lose it?

Many refugees in NL are becoming Dutch citizens. Is there any law that allows NL to withdraw their NL nationality? I am not asking about the obvious reasons, like if they are a threat to the country ...
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Notifying Dutch Immigration/Naturalization when moving abroad

I live in the Netherlands and I am currently holding Permanent Residence (PR) status. Soon I will be moving to Sweden and staying temporarily with my sister while searching for a new job. I would like ...
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Dependent Resident permit in Netherlands for spouse with German Resident Permit(Student)

I'm an Indian national with Highly Skill Migrant permit working in the Netherlands for over 5 years now. My fiancé (also Indian) has a German student resident permit till 2023 as she just completed ...
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What is the path for someone who has got "highly skilled migrant" permit to gain citizenship in Netherlands?

If my future employer provides me a highly skilled migrant permit for Netherlands, I am wondering if and how I could get Netherlands citizenship many years later? If a citizenship is not possible, ...
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Overstay in Germany

I arrived at Bochum Germany in Aug on a Intra-Corporate Transfer (ICT) visa and I did request for an appointment regarding the residence permit for which I have also sent the documents. I did not ...
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side job as Freelancing on highly skilled migrant visa

I am on Highly Skilled migrant visa on Netherlands. I do freelancing on upwork along with a fulltime job. I receive freelance income in USD. I want to know if the freelance income that I receive in ...
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Can I send a letter within the Netherlands online?

Is it possible to "send" a letter to an address in the Netherlands without physically sending it? That is, using a website where you upload the letter (say, as a PDF), pay some fee, and get ...
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Moving from the Netherlands to Spain while temporarily keeping Dutch employment contract for a few months?

My girlfriend and I are currently living in Amsterdam and are planning to move to Spain in February. She has an employment contract with a Dutch company that extends to Aug 2022. Will it be possible ...
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What is the limit of income to lose social housing and social support in the Netherlands

I live with my family in the Netherlands. My family is my wife and my daughter. I receive "Uitkering" support from the state. I also have a flat under social housing. Neither me nor my wife ...
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ABN AMRO hiked its fees on accounts when you live outside NL - what to do?

Starting July 2021, ABN AMRO has introduced a steep fee on accounts of people living outside NL: Between 2 and 15 EUR / month just for having the account, depending on the country you live in. This ...
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Netherlands - language requirements for 'highly skilled migrant' visa applicant's family (3rd countries)

I have a very hard time finding accurate info about this. If a Rotterdam company is willing to sponsor me (a non-EU/Turkey country national) for a highly skilled migrant visa and I would bring my wife ...
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Spanish resident to work in the Netherlands [closed]

I am a Spanish resident (not a Spanish citizen, RESIDENCIA LARGA DURACION) that would like to work for the summer up to 3 months in the Netherlands. Can I do it and what it will be the procedure?
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US/EU dual citizen, move to the Netherlands while working for US company

I work remotely for a US company and am currently located in Houston. I am an American citizen. I happen to have a Spanish citizenship, hence am also a EU citizen. How feasible would it be to continue ...
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Can you get married on a visitor visa in the Netherlands?

If I live in the Netherlands as a non-Dutch EU citizen and would like to marry my non-EU-citizen fiancee (with the intent of having them come and stay) there, the immigration service's website seems ...
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Am I eligible for a Dutch passport or citizenship?

Long History short: My mother married my father (actually step-father (Dutch Citizen)) when I was 8 years old and proceeded to raise me as his own child. Now I am 26 and I was wondering if I was ...
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