Dutch officials published the 2024 salary thresholds for highly skilled migrants and key personnel of intra-corporate transfers as well as EU Blue Card holders and recent graduates.

Key Points:

  • Effective Jan. 1, 2024, individuals who seek to apply for the following categories must show proof that their monthly income equals or exceeds the following amounts at the time of filing their application, excluding the 8% holiday allowance:
    • Highly skilled migrants/key personnel intra-corporate transferee:
      • Applicants 30 years or older: €5,331 (about US$5,745 — up from €5,008).
      • Applicants under 30 years: €3,909 (up from €3,672).
    • Foreign nationals who graduated from Dutch universities: €2,801 (up from €2,631).
    • Individuals who seek to apply for EU Blue Cards: €6,245 (up from €5,867).

Additional Information: Additional details on the income requirements can be found here. These thresholds apply to applications lodged on or after Jan. 1, 2024. Dutch employers should consider the new salary requirements in their business planning for calendar year 2024.

This alert has been provided by the BAL Global Practice Group.

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