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Working Holiday Program

For which foreigners?

Foreigners from Argentina,  Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Japan, Uruguay, South Korea and Taiwan can easily obtain a residence permit for the Netherlands. It is a residence permit to get acquainted with Dutch culture and society. This permit allows this group of foreigners also work under some restricted conditions.

For Argentinians, Canadians, citizens of Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan the Working Holiday Program applies. For Australians and New Zealanders a similar program is called the Working Holiday Scheme.

Conditions

To be eligible for this residence permit, the foreign national must not be older than 30 years. Furthermore, the foreign national must demonstrate that he has sufficient means of subsistence to be able to buy an airline ticket to the country of origin.

Work without work permit

Foreigners holding a WHP / WHS permit are only allowed to do 'incidental work'. Incidental means:

  • In any case not working on a fulltime employment contract with a duration of one year. A shorter period, or part time is allowed.

The residence permit issued is valid for no longer than one year, and can not be renewed.

Foreigners holding a Working Holiday Program or Working Holiday Scheme permit that wishes to remain in the Netherlands following the expiry of their residence permit, may apply for another, indicating the purpose thereof. Candidates then have to be able to meet the requirements of the residence visit being applied for.

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Testimonials
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9.9
When we started to our work and residence permit process, Sander had been very helpful and professional attitude.Each step was carefully calculated and organised.Thank you Sander for helping and assisting.I think you are the best..
10
Gurcan Keskınbora
5 June 2024
When I began my search to become a Dutch citizen through the Option Procedure, I reached out to several law firms in Holland. Only one responded back to me and that was Kroes Advocaten. I corresponded with Inge and she was extremely...
10
Jason
29 May 2024
I initiated my application through Mr. Sander Groen, and I find him a very responsible, honest professional and gem of a person. Sander is very polite, attentive to the details, ensures timely communication and his work clearly demonstrates his...
10
Suharsh Prem Chandna
25 May 2024
Kroes Advocaten hebben mij geholpen met mijn aanvraag voor een definitief verblijfsvergunning. Ze waren super behulpzaam en vriendelijk gedurende het hele proces en mijn aanvraag werd binnen een maand goedgekeurd.
10
Jaqui
22 May 2024
My experience with Inge was very positive and she had a direct impact in finding a successful resolution to a complicated case. She worked closely with myself and my employer in order to figure out the best solution tailored to our unique...
10
Ro
15 May 2024
Sander Groen is a remarkable legal expert in the field of immigration law. He is known for his unparalleled expertise, unwavering commitment, and compassionate approach. Sander is an invaluable asset to anyone who needs assistance in navigating...
10
Vijay Kabboor
13 May 2024
I have had the pleasure of working with Jelle for the past few years. I work for a major international company but was the first employee to be based here in NL. Jelle was able to solve all of our issues and always got back to us very...
10
Matt
13 May 2024
It was very nice to take services from Kroes Advocaten. Dilara worked a lot on my case , her efforts made my case approved in IND. I recommend her and recommend kroes advocaten for new cases like me.
10
Muhammad Kaleem
6 May 2024
Esther Wolthuis assisted me in obtaining the PR in the Netherlands. Her advice and work on the application were undoubtedly on point, and we were able to receive a favourable decision from immigration authorities in a surprisingly short time.
10
Paulina
2 May 2024
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