By decision of 10 April 2019, the Civic integration decree was amended. This legislative amendment came into effect on 20 April 2019. Earlier, we reported that the proposal of the minister of Social Affairs and Employment to exempt employed candidates from the ONA test (‘Orientation on the Dutch labor market’) was delayed. From 1 April 2019 it was already possible however, for employed candidates to request an exemption pending the final amendment.
Today, 4 April 2019, the Dutch Government Gazette published an amendment on the Handbook for the Dutch Citizenship Act 2003.
Just like last year, Everaert Advocaten was present at the annual Job Fair event of the Korean Students Association in the Netherlands (KSAN).
Recently our firm has finalized several different cases successfully concerning dual citizenship.
Already in February 2018, the minister of Social Affairs and Employment suggested to exempt candidates with a job from the ONA test, the 'Orientation on the Dutch labor market' component of the civic integration exam.