Why start up a business in the Netherlands? The Netherlands is in the top 5 of the most competitive economies in the world. have much to offer foreign entrepreneurs and investors.

The accessibility by road, rail, ports and airports is excellent. In addition, our digital infrastructure is one of the fastest and most reliable in the world.


There are certain conditions that apply to everyone. In addition to these conditions, the following conditions apply to you and your facilitator: 

Ø  Collaboration with a reliable and experienced facilitator.

Ø  The product or the service is innovative.

Ø  The start-up entrepreneur has a (step-by-step) plan in order to move from idea to business.

Ø  The start-up entrepreneur and the facilitator are both registered in the Trade Register of the Chamber of Commerce.

Ø  There are sufficient financial means (resources) to be able to reside and live in the Netherlands.


Benefits of Start-up residence

1.    The period of validity of the residence permit is up to 1 year. It you can extend it


2.    Family members of start-up entrepreneurs are allowed to work without a work permit.