Minimum knowledge migrant salary for 2017 has been announced:
The income requirement only involves the wage amount that is set out in the contract expressed in money. Holiday allowance does not count towards the income requirement.
Highly skilled migrants 30 years or older
- € 4,324 gross per month
Highly skilled migrants younger than 30 years
- € 3,170 gross per month
Highly skilled migrants following an orientation year for highly educated persons having graduated, having completed a doctoral programme or scientific research*
- € 2,272 gross per month
* the lower amount for highly skilled migrant applies to you when you meet the conditions for the granting of a residence permit 'looking for a job after study, promotion or research'. This means that the lower amount does not apply anymore once you have had a residence permit to look for a job and you did not apply for a residence permit highly skilled migrant immediately following the search year.