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New law establishing statelessness and Dutch citizenship

On October 1, 2023, the Law on Determination of Statelessness entered into force. One of the reasons for this new law is criticism from the Advisory Commission on Aliens Affairs (ACVZ) on the Dutch approach to statelessness. Before this law entered into force, the Netherlands did not have a procedure in place to determine statelessness. […]

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Proposal for dual citizenship bill

On October 24, 2023, a draft legislative proposal amending the Dutch Citizenship Act (RWN) was published. The accompanying Explanatory Memorandum can be found here. An earlier version of this bill was released in 2016. The Advisory Division of the Council of State issued an advisory opinion in February 2017. In October 2023, the initiators came […]

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Non-Ukrainian third-country nationals with temporary right of residence retain temporary protection for now

There has been much discussion recently about the position of so-called “third-country nationals” with a temporary residence permit in Ukraine (further: third-country nationals). Some of them fled the war in Ukraine in early 2022 and were granted rights in the Netherlands based on a generous application of the Temporary Protection Directive (hereinafter: the directive).  The […]

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Publication in the Global Legal Group’s International Comparative Legal Guide

Everaert Advocaten is proud to announce that Marcel Reurs and Muhyadin Mohamud have authored the chapter on corporate immigration laws and regulations in the Netherlands for the latest edition of the Global Legal Group’s International Comparative Legal Guide. For practical insights into corporate immigration law in the Netherlands, please feel invited to read their chapter which can be accessed […]

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Lawyers for Lawyers: “A call for concern on human rights defenders”

On Tuesday May 9th, 2023, followed by the introduction by Irma van den Berg from SIX Advocaten, also chairman of Lawyers for Lawyers, Claudia González Orellana from Guatemala, and Salah Hammouri from Jerusalem received a warm welcome from the office of Everaert Advocaten. Both later delivered us an unforgettable and inspiring speech. Claudia González Orellana is granted the […]

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Interview Hermie de Voer on the Netherlands Nationality Act

On May 28th 2023, as part of the Electoral College festival, Eelco Keij (SNBN) conducted an interview with one of our partners, Hermie de Voer. In the interview, Hermie shed light on the Netherlands Nationality Act (Rijkswet op het Nederlanderschap), with special attention to double nationality. The interview (in Dutch) can be viewed here:

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Internet consultation on the bill to ‘modernise’ the Netherlands Nationality Act [Rijkswet op het Nederlanderschap]

On 13 March 2023 a consultation was started regarding the bill to amend the Netherlands Nationality Act (RWN). The consultation is ending on 15 May 2023. Anyone may and can respond to the bill until that date. The bill introduces an option procedure for former Dutch nationals who had dual nationality but lost their Dutch citizenship after 1 April […]

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In memoriam: Carl Everaert

To our great sadness, Carl Everaert passed away on 12 April 2023. Carl was the co-founder and namesake of our firm. Carl was born in Surabaya on 27 June 1946 and moved to Voorburg with his parents and brothers at the age of 12. He studied law in Utrecht and, after his military service – […]

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Webinar for foreign art students 2023

DATE: Monday, May 15, 2023TIME: 4.30 pmREGISTRATION: Our annual free lecture for international art students who want to stay in the Netherlands after graduation, will take place as a webinar again this year. The webinar will address the following: Lotte van Diepen will answer these questions and any other immigration related queries you may have. To […]

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