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  • ICT permit relaxed, WHP permit restricted

    Along with students and highly skilled migrants, holders of a residence permit for an intra company transfer (ICT permit) can now also take up work as a self-employed person. With this decree, the Minister intends to stimulate the Dutch knowledge economy and keep talent in the Netherlands.

  • International exchange Hong Kong - the Netherlands

    As of this year young Hong Kong citizens between 18 and 30 years of age can take part in a cultural exchange with the Netherlands - and vice-versa.

  • International exchange programme with Japan and Taiwan

    From 1 April 2020, young people from Japan and Taiwan will have the opportunity to spend a maximum of 1 year in the Netherlands to learn about Dutch culture and society in a mutual exchange programme between our countries.

  • Residence within the context of WHP/WHS exchange: only incidental work is allowed

    Update 2019

    Holders of a residence permit Working Holiday Program (WHP) or Working Holiday Scheme (WHS) and their employers should beware: only incidental work is still permitted.

  • Restrictions WHP permit lifted

    Holders of an exchange permit in a Working Holiday Program (WHP) will soon be free on the labor market again.

  • WHP permit restriction cancelled

    The restriction that participants in an exchange program are only allowed to work for 12 consecutive weeks for the same employer, has been cancelled as of 1 October 2019.

  • 香港和荷兰的双边工作假期计划

    作为一名朝气蓬勃的年轻人,你是否有时候会忽然想开始一场说走就走的旅行?作为一个文艺青年,你是否会非常期待到其他国家短暂地生活或者工作一段时间,体验当地的人文,历史以及社会呢?那么香港和荷兰之间于今年开展的一项文化交流活动你一定不会错过。