Frequently asked questions

On this page we will delve into frequently asked questions about relocation of personal and immigration procedures.

When can my non-EU employee start working?


  • When can my non-EU employee start working?
  • Your company’s situation; are you a recognized sponsor?
  • What is your employee’s situation

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What is the salary Highly Skilled Migrants must receive?


  • What is the salary Highly Skilled Migrants must receive?
  • Salary highly skilled migrants
  • Our highly skilled migrant permit service

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What are the requirements for the 30% ruling?


  • What are the requirements for the 30% ruling?
  • Fast track 30% ruling service
  • Required salary for 30% ruling eligibility

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How do we become Recognised Sponsor of the IND?


  • How do we become Recognised Sponsor of the IND?
  • Your company’s situation; are you a recognized sponsor?
  • The conditions

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Can my employee bring family to the Netherlands?


  • Non EU partner/children of non-EU employee
  • Non EU partner/children of EU employee

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What are the immigration procedures for working/living in the Netherlands?


  • What are the immigration procedures for working/living in the Netherlands?
  • EU citizens
  • Work and Residence permits

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What are the criteria to hire a non-EU employee?


  • What are the criteria to hire a non-EU employee?
  • Employment permits for non-EU employees
  • Residence and employment permit combined

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I want to employ an expat, what now?


  • I want to employ an expat, what now?
  • Compliance
  • Becoming a recognized sponsor

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Hiring Ukrainian employees

Update: Hiring Ukrainian employees to work in the Netherlands The process of hiring Ukrainian employees has been simplified by the Dutch immigration authorities. Since 4 March 2022, Ukrainians fall under the Temporary Protection Directive which allows them to live and […]

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30% ruling will be capped per 2024

Amendments in the 30%-ruling benefit  The 30%-ruling is a tax ruling for people who move to the Netherlands from abroad. The ruling compensates for so-called extraterritorial costs, meaning the extra costs that an employee makes by moving to a different country. […]

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6 tips if you have relocating employees to the Netherlands

Settle Service has been assisting international employees for over 30 years. More people than ever before are choosing to make The Netherlands their new home. And we mean waaaay more people. The market is really flooded! This is causing big challenges around housing, schooling and registrations. Do you have relocating employees to the Netherlands? In this article you will find 6 tips to make sure your employee’s relocation […]

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