Standard Amounts IND

Standard amounts Knowledge migrants 2022

Highly skilled migrants and European Blue Card

The income requirement only involves the wage amount that is set out in the contract expressed in money. Holiday allowance does not count towards the income requirement. A highly skilled migrant can off course still receive a holiday allowance.

Highly skilled migrants 30 years or older

  • € 4.840 gross per month

Highly skilled migrants younger than 30 years

  • € 3.549 gross per month

Highly skilled migrants following an orientation year for highly educated persons having graduated, having completed a doctoral programme or scientific research*

  • € 2.543 gross per month

European Blue Card holders

  • € 5.670 gross per month

* the lower amount for highly skilled migrant applies to you when you meet the conditions for the granting of a residence permit ‘looking for a job after study, promotion or research’. This means that the lower amount does not apply anymore once you have had a residence permit to look for a job and you did not apply for a residence permit highly skilled migrant immediately following the search year.

Normbedragen IND 2021

Highly skilled migrants and European Blue Card

The income requirement only involves the wage amount that is set out in the contract expressed in money. Holiday allowance does not count towards the income requirement. A highly skilled migrant can off course still receive a holiday allowance.

Highly skilled migrants 30 years or older

  • € 4.752 gross per month

Highly skilled migrants younger than 30 years

  • € 3.484 gross per month

Highly skilled migrants following an orientation year for highly educated persons having graduated, having completed a doctoral programme or scientific research*

  • € 2.497 gross per month

European Blue Card holders

  • € 5.567 gross per month

* the lower amount for highly skilled migrant applies to you when you meet the conditions for the granting of a residence permit ‘looking for a job after study, promotion or research’. This means that the lower amount does not apply anymore once you have had a residence permit to look for a job and you did not apply for a residence permit highly skilled migrant immediately following the search year.

Standard Amounts IND 2020

Highly skilled migrants and European Blue Card

The income requirement only involves the wage amount that is set out in the contract expressed in money. Holiday allowance does not count towards the income requirement. A highly skilled migrant can off course still receive a holiday allowance.

Highly skilled migrants 30 years or older

  • € 4.612 gross per month

Highly skilled migrants younger than 30 years

  • € 3.381 gross per month

Highly skilled migrants following an orientation year for highly educated persons having graduated, having completed a doctoral programme or scientific research*

  • € 2.423 gross per month

European Blue Card holders

  • € 5.403 gross per month

* the lower amount for highly skilled migrant applies to you when you meet the conditions for the granting of a residence permit ‘looking for a job after study, promotion or research’. This means that the lower amount does not apply anymore once you have had a residence permit to look for a job and you did not apply for a residence permit highly skilled migrant immediately following the search year.

Standard Amounts IND 2019

Highly skilled migrants and European Blue Card

The income requirement only involves the wage amount that is set out in the contract expressed in money. Holiday allowance does not count towards the income requirement. A highly skilled migrant can off course still receive a holiday allowance.

Highly skilled migrants 30 years or older

  • € 4,500 gross per month

Highly skilled migrants younger than 30 years

  • € 3,299 gross per month

Highly skilled migrants following an orientation year for highly educated persons having graduated, having completed a doctoral programme or scientific research*

  • € 2,364 gross per month

European Blue Card holders

  • € 5,272 gross per month

* the lower amount for highly skilled migrant applies to you when you meet the conditions for the granting of a residence permit ‘looking for a job after study, promotion or research’. This means that the lower amount does not apply anymore once you have had a residence permit to look for a job and you did not apply for a residence permit highly skilled migrant immediately following the search year.

Standard Amounts IND 2018

Highly skilled migrants and European Blue Card

The income requirement only involves the wage amount that is set out in the contract expressed in money. Holiday allowance does not count towards the income requirement. A highly skilled migrant can off course still receive a holiday allowance.

Highly skilled migrants 30 years or older

  • € 4,404 gross per month

Highly skilled migrants younger than 30 years

  • € 3,229 gross per month

Highly skilled migrants following an orientation year for highly educated persons having graduated, having completed a doctoral programme or scientific research*

  • € 2,314 gross per month

European Blue Card holders

  • € 5,160 gross per month

* the lower amount for highly skilled migrant applies to you when you meet the conditions for the granting of a residence permit ‘looking for a job after study, promotion or research’. This means that the lower amount does not apply anymore once you have had a residence permit to look for a job and you did not apply for a residence permit highly skilled migrant immediately following the search year.

 

Normbedragen IND 2017

New income requirements from 1 January:

The standard amounts in the context of the Minimum Wage and Minimum Holiday Allowance Act (Wml) are revised by the Minister of Social Affairs and Employment on 1 January and 1 July each year and published in the Government Gazette. The standard amounts are therefore valid until a new standard amount is announced by the Minister of SZW. In the work instruction you can read how you must have an income from 1 January 2017 to apply for or grant a residence permit. The new income requirements will be published on ind.nl on 2 January 2017.