New income thresholds for Highly Skilled Migrants
The 2019 salary thresholds for the Highly Skilled Migrants (HSM) in the Netherlands are published.
As of January 1, 2019, the salary thresholds for Highly Skilled Migrants (HSM) in the Netherlands will change to the following gross monthly amounts (excluding 8% holiday allowance):
- Highly Skilled Migrants 30 years or older: €4.500
- Highly Skilled Migrants younger than 30 years: €3.299
- HSM subsequent to graduation* or after search year/highly educated persons: €2.364
- European Blue Card Holders: €5.272
*conditions can apply
The new salary thresholds apply to applications filed after December 31, 2018. For applications submitted in 2018, the current (2018) salary thresholds are applicable.
The new salary thresholds do also apply for the ICT work- and residence permit applications.