Annual adjustment of salary criterion for highly skilled migrants 2020


The salary criteria for highly skilled migrants is adjusted annually with effect from January 1 on the basis of recent index figures for negotiated wages, as published by Statistics Netherlands. The following gross monthly salaries apply as of January 1, 2020 (excluding vacation allowance):

  • Highly skilled migrant 30 years and older            EUR 4,612
  • Highly skilled migrant younger than 30 years     EUR 3,381
  • Dutch graduates qualifying for orientation year  EUR 2,423
  • EU Blue Card                                                               EUR 5,403