The IND has recently calculated new cost prices. As a result, the fees for a number of residence permits and the permit recognised sponsor will be adjusted per 3 May 2018.

​The IND will reduce the fee for a number of residence permits. No rates will be increased. The new fees will apply to applications submitted on or after 3 May 2018. The fee will be adjusted for the following residence permits:

Application Current tariff New tariff per 3 May 2018
To work on a self-employed basis € 1.336 € 1.325
To work as a highly skilled migrant € 938 € 582
To stay as an EU Blue Card holder € 909 € 661
Seasonal labour € 802 € 570
Intra Corporate Transferee € 938 € 582
To gain work experience as a trainee or apprentice € 802 € 570
Study € 321 € 192
To look for a job after study, promotion or scientific research € 641 € 285
Exchange, whether or not within the framework of a convention € 641 € 283
Replacement, due to theft, loss, damage or change of personal details € 267 € 132
Extension* € 401 € 355
Recognition as a sponsor € 5.345 € 3.861
Recognition as a small business / sponsor start-up € 2.672 € 1.930

* The aforesaid rate for the extension is the standard fee rate.  There are some exceptions. For example, for the extension of the residence objectives ‘stay as family member’ and ‘study’.