Netherlands Startup Visa

Startup-visa

Why Launch a Start-up in the Netherlands?

How to Get a Netherlands Start-up Visa

How We Can Help You

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Embark on an exciting entrepreneurial journey in the Netherlands with the Netherlands Start-up Visa, designed to help innovative minds turn their dreams into reality.

Why Launch a Start-up in the Netherlands?

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur with a vision for innovation? The Netherlands beckons you with its irresistible blend of life and business advantages. Renowned globally for its safety, education system, ease of doing business, and exceptional quality of life, this picturesque country is the perfect canvas for your entrepreneurial dreams.

  • Life in the Netherlands: The Netherlands consistently ranks as one of the safest countries in the world, offering a secure environment for you and your family. Its top-tier education system ensures that your children receive the best education possible.
  • Business Benefits: The Netherlands is a hotbed for innovation and entrepreneurship. It’s home to a thriving start-up ecosystem, world-class infrastructure, and a highly skilled, multilingual workforce. The country’s strategic location within Europe provides easy access to a vast consumer market.
  • Ease of Doing Business: The Netherlands is known for its business-friendly policies and transparent regulations. Setting up and operating a business here is a streamlined process.
  • Quality of Life: Dutch cities consistently rank among the most liable in the world. With a high standard of healthcare, excellent public transportation, and a rich cultural scene, you’ll enjoy an outstanding quality of life.

How to Get a Netherlands Start-up Visa

To turn your dream into reality, you’ll need a Netherlands Start-up Visa. Here are the key requirements:

  • General Requirements: Meet the standard eligibility criteria
  • Reliable Mentor: Partner with a facilitator and formalize the collaboration in a signed contract
  • Innovation: Ensure your start-up is innovative, whether it’s introducing new products or services, utilizing cutting-edge technology, or adopting innovative work methods
  • Active Involvement: Play an active role in your organization, going beyond being just a shareholder or financier
  • Step-by-Step Plan: Develop a comprehensive business plan that includes organizational structure, roles, legal form, personnel, goals, and detailed plans for your innovative product or service
  • Registration: You and your facilitator must be registered in the Trade Register of the Chamber of Commerce.
  • Income Requirements: Prove your financial stability, either through personal bank statements or support from another legal entity or individual

How We Can Help You

As an accredited facilitator with a proven track record of successful start-up visa residents, we’re your trusted partner on this entrepreneurial journey.

Here’s how we can assist you:

  • Visa Application Support: We’ll guide you through the start-up visa application process.
  • Mentorship: Our experienced mentors will provide invaluable guidance during your stay.
  • Training: Access study sessions to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for your start-up’s development.
  • Consultation: Tap into the expertise of our mentors and consultants to refine your project.
  • Business Plan: We ensure your business plan adheres to best practices and meets all formalities for approval.
  • Accommodation: We offer cost-efficient housing options with the convenience of meal arrangements.
  • Language Courses: Take advantage of English and Dutch language courses to enhance your communication skills and integration into Dutch society. 

Fees

TypeFee
Assistance to apply for a start-up visa for a 12-month residence permit in the Netherlands, including a facilitator for visa application€ 2 000
Assistance to apply for a start-up visa for a 12-month residence permit in the Netherlands including a facilitator for visa application & Assistance with the preparation of the business plan, proposal, and other required documents in order to apply for a start-up visa€ 6 000

For an extra fee, additional services can be provided – the exact fee would depend on the exact content of the service you would require:

  • Legal assistance registering the company and preparing the reports
  • Short-term study programs
  • Courses on English or Dutch language
  • Other assistance

Ready to take the first step towards your Netherlands Start-up Visa? Let’s make your entrepreneurial dreams a reality!

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