Battle for Brains relocation and immigration for expats to the Netherlands


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Immigration training

As a service on demand, Battle for Brains can train your staff in the latest immigration regulations.

Tax assistance

The application of the 30% tax rule can be daunting. Call us for assistance!

Salary requirements Highly Skilled Migrants 2017

The new salary requirements applicable for the Dutch Highly Skilled Migrant procedure as of January 1, 2017 are made available.

The gross monthly salary can be calculated on the basis of guaranteed salary components agreed upon in advance and paid out in money. Salary components paid “in kind” and any profit related bonuses cannot be taken into account. The salary must be paid electronically into the bank account of the Highly Skilled Migrant on a monthly basis.

The monthly amounts (exclusive of allowances) are as follows:

  • Highly Skilled Migrants under the age of 30, €3.170,= (excl. holiday pay);
  • Highly Skilled Migrants of 30 years or older, €4.324,= (excl. holiday pay);
  • Highly educated / recently graduated, € 2.272,= (excl. holiday pay);
  • Blue card holders, €5.066,= (excl. holiday pay).