By Marlies Koggel, Firm: Courdid

Family members of self-employed people will no longer need to apply for a work permit in the Netherlands from 2020.

From the beginning of 2020, family members of self-employed individuals are allowed to work as

employees without having to meet the requirement of being in possession of a Dutch work permit. At the

moment, a work permit is required for family members of self-employed individuals to work as employees.