Coming to the Netherlands as an Entrepreneur

If you want to move to the Netherlands as an entrepreneur or self-employed person, there are several steps you should take. Depending on your nationality and how long you stay, you may need a visa or residence permit. Find out which steps apply to your situation.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel restrictions

Due to the corona pandemic, there are travel restrictions and quarantine measures in place for travel into the Netherlands.

  • EU / Schengen area travellers: All travellers from a high-risk area within the EU / Schengen area must show a negative COVID-19 test result, when travelling to the Netherlands by air, ship, international train and bus. Find more information here.
  • Non-EU / Schengen area travellers: Check if travel to the Netherlands from your country of residence is restricted on the Government.nl website.