Netherlands Investor visa

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


Non EU/EEA or Non-Swiss nationals can obtain a temporary residence permit more easily If they have capital of at least 1,250,000 euros and invest that in Dutch business, they can get a regular residence permit for one year.

Application process:

1. Submit application and payment

2. Receipt and check application

3. Decision

4. Collect mvv (provisional residence permit)

5. Travel to the Netherlands



12 months



72 Month(s)





P. Residency

67 Month(s)


Processing time

12-13 weeks




What are eligibility requirements for the Netherlands Investor visa?

9 Eligibility Requirements

  • You invest a minimum amount of €1,250,000 in a company that is based in the Netherlands or in a fund that, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs, falls within the SEED regulation, a participation fund or contractual partnership that invests in a company in the Netherlands. Investing in real estate for private occupation is excluded.
  • You deposit the amount to be invested into a bank account of a Dutch bank or a bank of an EU Member State with a branch in the Netherlands.
  • Your investment must add value for the Dutch economy. This will be assessed by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO).
  • Investment should meet criteria like within 5 years 10 jobs be created, a contribution is made to increasing the innovativeness of the Dutch company or non-financial added value;such as specific knowledge, networks, clients and active involvement of the investor.
  • The capital which is invested has not been gained through illegitimate means.
  • You have not previously been in the Netherlands illegally.
  • You must have a valid passport or another travel document. A child may be included in the passport of one of the parents.
  • You must be willing sign an antecedents certificate providing information on your clean criminal record.
  • After having arrived in the Netherlands, you must be willing to undergo a medical test for tuberculosis.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Netherlands Investor visa?

6 Document Required

  • A copy of the passport with your identity details. Make copies of all the pages with travel stamps as well.
  • A declaration of clean criminal record.
  • A declaration of you have not been previously in Netherlands Illegally
  • A declaration of you t have not submitted any incorrect data during earlier residence procedures.
  • A statement from the bank’s Dutch branch showing that the minimum amount of €1,250,000 to be invested has been deposited in the Netherlands.
  • You must have his fingerprints and facial image (passport photo) taken to determine his identity.

Talent Migration data for Netherlands

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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