Most migrants from outside the European Union have to take the civic integration exam in order to obtain a Dutch residence permit or apply for Dutch citizenship.
According to the Dutch immigration law, certain foreign citizens who intend to stay in the Netherlands for a longer period than three months must apply for a provisional residence permit (MVV).
A certificate of conduct in the Netherlands is sometimes necessary in order to find work in this country.
UE or Swiss citizens, who have spent some time in the Netherlands and have decided they want to remain in this country indefinitely, can start the procedure for obtaining a permanent residence permit in this country.
People who intend to stay in the Netherlands for a period longer than 4 months are compelled by the law to register in the population database of the municipality.
The citizen service number in the Netherlands or BSN is very important for anyone how stays for a short or longer period of time on the Dutch territory.
There are many situations in which an European citizen has family members of other nationalities, who intend to move as well in the Netherlands.
According to the Dutch immigration Law, a residence permit is necessary for US citizens who intend to live and work in the Netherlands.
The Dutch immigration legislation stipulates special conditions for the citizens of the EU/EEA countries. They don`t need a Dutch visa or permit.
According to the Dutch immigration law, Belgium citizens who relocate to the Netherlands have to register with a municipality in order to stay legally in the country.