Salary Criteria Highly Skilled Migrants 2021

2 December 2020, The Netherlands – Each year the IND increases the income requirements for highly skilled migrants. What kind of impact does this have for you as an expat or for you as an employer? In the year 2020, a Highly Skilled Migrant or Intra-Corporate Transferee of 30 years or older had to have a gross income of €4,612 per month. In 2021 the monthly income has increased to €4,752. See the new criteria below:

​Highly skilled migrants 30 years or older ​€ 4,752 gross per month
​Highly skilled migrants younger than 30 years ​€ 3,484 gross per month
​Reduced salary criterion ​€ 2,497 gross per month
​European Blue Card ​€ 5,567 gross per month


Please keep in mind that for each application that is submitted on or after the 1st of January 2021, the new salary threshold must be met. For questions, feel free to contact us or call the phone number +31 (0) 85 – 620 4900.