Over the past years, the Dutch immigration policy has shifted from a restrictive to a more selective policy of admission of foreigners. Especially when it concerns the need for talent, the Netherlands has created more efficient and effective procedures. The Dutch government aims to create an attractive environment and welcomes knowledge workers and talent from abroad. The Dutch government has recently accepted a proposal on modernisation of the migration policy.


The role of the employer in all of these procedures is increasingly important. If the immigration authorities recognize you as an employer, it will simplify and accelerate the recruitment process significantly. In this section, you can read more about your role as employer and the conditions that apply to you in the immigration process, including: Highly Skilled Migrants, Labour Migrant, Scientific Researchers, and the European Blue Card.