Work / Residence Permit Abroad

A business visa will only be given to foreign visitors who are invited into the country for one of the following reasons of visiting:

  • Business visit
  • Research
  • Lecture or presentation
  • Exchanges in the field of science, technology, education, culture or sports
  • Attendance of various expositions or exhibitions

A work permit will be necessary for reasons of visiting not mentioned above.

The procedure of applying for a business visa differs per country and per nationality.

Most countries require the following documents in order to apply for a business visa:

  • Flight details
  • Hotel reservation
  • Letter of invitation
  • Letter of guarantee
  • Proof of medical insurance
  • Medical examination
  • Valid residence permit
  • Municipal Administration (GBA) registration

Procedure working permit / residence permit application

The procedure of applying for a work or residence permit differs per country and per nationality (in China this even differs per province)

A sponsor is necessary in order to apply for a working permit. This can be, for example, an Inter Company or a client.

The following requirements need to be met for the application of a working permit for, for example, China:

  • Minimum of a bachelor degree
  • A minimum of 1 or 2 years of working experience after graduation
  • A minimum salary

Most of the time, the following documents are necessary for this application:

  • A certificate of conduct (Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag; VOG)
  • Diploma
  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage certificate
  • Secondment contract / assignment agreement / local contract
  • Resume (Curriculum Vitae)
  • Medical examination

The medical examination can take place in the Netherlands or in the country of destination during a pre-visit.

The necessary documents need to be translated and legalized by various authorities in either the Netherlands or in the country of origin.

Residence permit

It might be necessary to apply for a residence permit on arrival in the country of destination. The expat will receive full guidance throughout the application process of this permit.

We offer you:

  • Immigration advice
  • Application work permit
  • Application residence permit
  • Translations and legalisations of necessary documents
  • Personal guidance

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