Highly Skilled Migrants: Salary thresholds 2020
The new 2020 salary thresholds for foreign employees -e.g. Highly Skilled Migrants, Graduates, Blue Card holders- have been announced. These amounts are applicable for new applications or extension applications, received by the Immigration Authorities (IND) on or after 1 January 2020:
- The monthly gross salary threshold for applicants of 30 years and older is EUR 4.612;
- The monthly gross salary threshold for applicants younger than 30 years is EUR 3.381;
- The monthly gross salary threshold for graduates from a higher Dutch educational institution, taking up employment within three years after graduation is EUR 2.423;
- The monthly gross salary threshold for Blue Card applications is indexed to EUR 5.403.
As a reminder, all amounts are calculated on a monthly gross basis, excluding holiday allowance, and will need to be received directly on the bank account of the individual. Allowances / benefits can only be included provided that the following cumulative requirements are met: specified, fixed/ guaranteed, paid structural on a monthly basis, in money (not in kind).
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