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Startup Visa

START YOUR BUSINESS IN THE NETHERLANDS – Does your business bring an innovative solution to the Dutch market? The government issues one-year residence permits for foreign startups. To apply, you need a registered facilitator like Impact Hub Amsterdam. Read more below or pre-apply now to make us your facilitator! 

What we offer

Our startup visa programme includes support during the startup visa application process, a 12-month Impact Hub membership with access to our global network, business support in the form of an incubator, accelerator, or 1-on-1 business consulting (depending on the stage and needs of your company), quarterly check-ins, and a final evaluation. Prices start at €2.827. 

Startup requirements

  • You comply with IND Norms for a startup visa
  • You have solid entrepreneurial skills, proven by previous experience
  • You have a viable business plan, which you will be able to deliver within a year
  • You can develop an impact-driven product or service that is currently not available on the Dutch market
  • Your business has both financial and social or environmental goals, which you can describe in detail and quantify
  • You already have a support network in The Netherlands. This is not a requirement, but it can significantly contribute to the success of your business
  • Questions? Read the FAQ by RVO
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