Working in the Netherlands

Working in the Netherlands

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Working in the Netherlands

Welcome to the website of werk.nl. UWV (Employee Insurance Schemes Implementing Body) hosts this website. UWV provides jobseekers in the Netherlands with information and advice and helps them to find a job. UWV also administers employed persons insurance plans.

Do you intend to come and work in the Netherlands? Then UWV can help you. Here, you will find useful information about what needs to be arranged in order to work in the Netherlands, which requirements you have to fulfil and how you can best prepare yourself.

Do I need a permit to work and live in the Netherlands?

If you are a national of a country that is part of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area or Switzerland, you are legally entitled to stay, work and look for work in the Netherlands. You ...

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UWV can help you if you want to work in the Netherlands

The UWV is the Employee Insurance Agency in the Netherlands. Below you will find information on how the UWV can assist you in looking for work in the Netherlands, how to register as a job seeker in th...

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Looking for work in the Netherlands

Do you want to work in the Netherlands? Then start looking for work before leaving for the Netherlands. See the list below for suggestions as to how to find a job in the Netherlands.

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Applications in the Netherlands

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Or a company or organisation you would like to work for? Then it’s time to apply. But how do you apply effectively in the Netherlands? Werk.nl provides a few tip...

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Working and living in the Netherlands

Are you familiar with how Dutch society works? Do you speak Dutch? How will you find accommodation? How can you get insurance? It is important to understand these and other practical issues before le...

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Information about the labour market in the Netherlands

Before moving to the Netherlands, it is highly recommended that you find out about the economic situation and the labour market in the Netherlands. This will tell you a lot about your chances of findi...

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