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NETHERLANDS – Delays For Knowledge Migrant Residence Permits

The Immigration and Naturalisation Department (IND) in the Netherlands has alerted employers to a delay with Knowledge Migrant residence permit decisions. Due to implementation problems with the new online application system (INDIGO), applications are currently taking around six weeks to be processed. Normal processing time is four to five weeks.

The IND is committed to solving the problem as soon as possible, but backlogs are expected to continue till the end of the year.

Action Items

  • Note delays to processing of Knowledge Migrant residence permits and plan accordingly

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