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.
The income amounts, considered by the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) as adequate financial resources for applications for family reunification, are revised every 6 months. You will find the new standard means requirements as of 1 January 2020 below.
From 1 March 2020 employers and self-employed from other EU Member States who are posting a worker in the Netherlands must notify this in advance via the online portal or will risk a € 12.000 penalty.
As already announced in our article of November 20th, as of 1 January 2020 family members of self-employed persons will have free access to the Dutch labour market and can therefore work in employment. Family members of self-employed persons that do not have free access to the Dutch labour market yet, can apply to change their residence permit according to the new rules mentioned above.