Amsterdam is widely known to be a vibrant startup hub – little surprise in a country with such a rich history of trade and commerce. Factors such as socially progressive attitudes, tax advantages and great quality of life too contribute to make Amsterdam a great place to start a new business.

FAQ startup permit

As of 2015, a new regulation makes it possible for ambitious entrepreneurs to apply for a temporary residence permit for the Netherlands. Below is an ...

First start-up permit awarded

04 Mar 2015
On Wednesday, 4 March, Fred Teeven, the former State Secretary for Security and Justice, awarded the first start-up residence permit to the New Zealan...