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America | USA

Dutch American Friendship Treaty (DAFT) If you are a US national and you would like to set up a business in the Netherlands, you can make use of very favorable regulations to work and reside in the Netherlands. No work permit is required. Why? US nationals may invoke the Dutch American Friendship Treaty (DAFT). The […]

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Japanese-Dutch Trade agreement For Japanese nationals it is less complicated to obtain a residence permit to start a business in the Netherlands than for other non-EU nationals. This is due to the Japanese-Dutch Trade agreement. For any other type of work, Japanese must obtain work authorization.  Starting a business in the Netherlands To start a company […]

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Association Treaty To Turkish nationals and their family members more favorable rules apply than to other non-EU migrants, thanks to an Association Treaty between the EU and Turkey. This Association Treaty is applicable to Turkish citizens and their (Turkish or non-Turkish) family members. In this respect, family members are: Working in the Netherlands There are several options […]

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United Kingdom

Brexit – The rights of UK citizens in the Netherlands after Brexit Last update: 01 September 2022 On 31 January 2020, the UK officially left the EU with a deal. The Withdrawal Agreement entered into force on 1 February 2020. There was a transition period until 31 December 2020. During this period, EU law still applied to […]

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