Working in The Netherlands

New Zealand - Netherlands working holiday scheme

The New Zealand - Netherlands Working Holiday Scheme offers an opportunity for young New Zealanders to visit the Netherlands for a period of up to twelve months with the objective of combining a holiday with work experience.

For comprehensive information about how to apply, what documents you will need to provide and what to do once you arrive in The Netherlands, please visit the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) website(external link).

For enquiries once you are in the Netherlands, please contact the Immigration and Naturalisation Service on telephone 088 043 0430

The same scheme offers young Dutch people the opportunity of a 12 month stay in New Zealand on similar terms. See the Immigration New Zealand website for further information on obtaining a Working Holiday Visa for New Zealand(external link).

Work permits for The Netherlands

For information on obtaining work permits for The Netherlands, and any other general immigration enquiries, please contact the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND)(external link) on telephone 088 043 0430.


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