Immigration law

The Student Immigration Office will apply for your legal residence conform to the Immigration Law. The aim of this law is to make the Netherlands more welcoming for specific groups such as highly-skilled migrants and students. For those groups immigration procedures will be speeded up.

One of the main changes for international students will be the monitoring of their study progress. Students who don’t make enough progress risk losing their residence permit.

The entry visa application is also combined with the application for a residence permit. On our website we will keep you informed. Click here for updated information.