Effective 1 January 2018, several changes will be enforced in relation to the minimum salary requirements for migrants entering the Netherlands for work purposes and the associated government filing fees  per application. The new requirements must be complied with, for both initial and extension applications submitted on or after 1 January 2018.

Changes to minimum salary requirements

  • Knowledge migrants and EU Intracompany Transferees over 30 years old: EUR 4,324 per month will increase to EUR 4,404 per month
  • Knowledge migrants and EU Intracompany Transferees under 30 years old: EUR 3,170 per month will increase to EUR 3,229 per month
  • EU Blue Card: EUR 5,066 per month will increase to EUR 5,160 per month

Changes to government filing fees

  • Knowledge migrants and EU Intracompany Transferee applications: EUR 926 will increase to EUR 938
  • Blue Card applications: EUR 897 will increase to EUR 909
  • Registrations as an accredited sponsor for companies with 50 or fewer employees worldwide: EUR 2,638 will increase to EUR 2,672
  • Registrations as an accredited sponsor: EUR 5,276 will increase to EUR 5,345