Student visa is not required for students who wish to study in the Netherlands and come from member states of European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland. Students coming from third countries and wish to study longer than 3 months must have student visa and upon arrival to Netherlands they must apply for residence permit as well.
Student visa for Netherlands opens the doors of valuable education and respected diploma in a unique multinational environment. Dutch student visa allows students to work during their studies. There are no limitations for students who come from EU/EEA and Switzerland, while students coming from third countries can work 16 hours per week during semesters or full time during summer and they need work permit.
Student visa is valid for 3 months, upon expiration it’s being replaced with residence permit which is valid for a duration of studies plus additional 3 months.
Visa application procedure is conducted by education institutions in which student enrolled. Application for residence permit can go through education institution or student can apply alone upon arrival to Netherlands.
Visa fee application is usually 174 EUR, but it can vary depending on the education institution. The average processing time is up to 2 months.
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