What happens after the one-year Startup Visa in the Netherlands?

Since 2015, the Dutch government passed a regulation to encourage non-EU nationals to launch their business in the Netherlands with the Startup visa. Read here to learn more about the requirements. The Startup visa is valid for one year. So, what happens after the one-year period of your Startup visa?

Subsequently, you can apply for the Self-employed visa. You can read more about Self-employed visa here. With the application of your Self-employed visa, you would need to enclose a declaration by the facilitator who has guided you for at least 3 months. This declaration demonstrates that you have completed the guidance program. You can find the specific request about this on the Self-employed application form from the IND website.

The validity of Self-employed visa is up to 2 years. When you want to apply for an extension of your Self-employed visa, the main criteria is that you need to show that you have earned sufficient income from the activities under your registered company. The required amount of monthly income requirement of a Self-employed person can be found here.

Apply your Startup Visa in the Netherlands with the best support

  • Do you already have a business idea?

  • Do you still need to build it from scratch?

  • Do you need help with the Startup Visa application process?

  • Do you need to get connected with a Facilitator (Startup Accelerator) to support your visa application?

  • Do you need help with the development of Step-by-Step Plan as one of the requirements for Startup Visa application?

  • Do you need end-to-end support for your Startup Visa application, from business development of your idea to application submission?

If you say YES to any of the questions above, you are in the right place.

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We are specialised in business coaching and application process for your Startup Visa. We can provide you with the strategic shortcut to help you reach your goals with your Startup Visa application in the Netherlands in a guided and orderly manner.

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