highly educated persons
People who have graduated, obtained a Ph.D. or done scientific research can apply for the residence permit ‘orientation year highly educated persons’.
During the orientation year for highly educated people, there are no restrictions regarding work and pay. Before the orientation year ends, the person must have found a job as a highly skilled worker at a company which is recognized as a sponsor by the Dutch Immigration & Naturalisation Services (IND).
Did you know:
- Graduates, Ph.D. holders and scientific researchers from the Netherlands and abroad may be eligible to apply for the orientation year highly educated persons?
- You might be eligible to apply for the orientation year, even if you already have been in the Netherlands as a highly skilled worker?
- For a highly skilled worker, following the orientation year highly educated people, graduates and scientific researchers, a lower salary norm is applicable?
- You can apply for the orientation year more than once?
Dutch Umbrella Company is specialized in the rules-, regulations and possibilities concerning the orientation year for highly educated persons. As a recognized sponsor by the IND, we can offer you to continue your employment contract with us after your orientation year. We also take care of status change to a highly skilled migrant.
Are you interested, or in need of more information? Please do not hesitate to contact us. We will happily answer all your questions regarding the orientation year for highly skilled migrants. You can contact us by phone on +31 20 820 15 60 or by email via firstname.lastname@example.org.