Highly Skilled Migrant 2020 salary thresholds

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Highly Skilled Migrant 2022 salary thresholds

The new income thresholds for 2022 are published

The gross monthly salary thresholds are indexed annually. The below thresholds apply as from 1 January 2022. The gross monthly salary has to be fixed, guaranteed and must be paid directly to the foreign national’s bank account.

As of 1 January 2022, the salary thresholds for Highly Skilled Migrants in the Netherlands will change to the following gross monthly amounts (excluding 8% holiday allowance):

Per 1 January 2022:

  • Highly Skilled Migrants 30 years or older: € 4.840
  • Highly Skilled Migrants younger than 30 years: € 3.549
  • Highly Skilled Migrants subsequent to graduation* or after search year/highly educated persons:  € 2.543
  • European Blue Card Holders: € 5.670

* conditions apply

The age based Highly Skilled Migrant salary thresholds also apply to Intra-Corporate Transferee Directive residence permit applications.

The new salary thresholds apply to applications filed after 31 December 2021 . For applications submitted in 2021, the current (2021) salary thresholds are applicable, see below:

Untill December 31 2021:

  • Highly Skilled Migrants 30 years or older: € 4.752
  • Highly Skilled Migrants younger than 30 years: € 3.484
  • Highly Skilled Migrants subsequent to graduation* or after search year/highly educated persons: € 2.497
  • European Blue Card Holders: € 5.567

* conditions apply

The age based Highly Skilled Migrant salary thresholds also apply to Intra-Corporate Transferee Directive residence permit applications.

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