Dual careers in the Netherlands

How is the Dutch pension system set up?

How to claim your AOW pension?

If you live in the Netherlands, you will receive a letter about claiming your AOW pension about four months before you reach your AOW pension age. After you receive this letter, you can claim your AOW pension.  If you submit a claim earlier, your claim will not be processed.

If you live outside the Netherlands, you should apply for your AOW pension six months before you reach your AOW pension age. How to apply will depend on the country where you live. 

My employer doesn’t offer any pensions. How can I arrange a pension myself?

What are the steps to start my own business in the Netherlands?

What are the general residence requirements for entrepreneurs?

How do I terminate/dissolve my company?

Can I transfer my business to The Netherlands?

What insurances should I consider as a self-employed professional?

What kinds of financial support for starters is available in the Netherlands?

What taxes do I have to pay for an incorporated business structure?

What taxes do I have to pay under an unincorporated business structure?

Are there any entities that can give support for starting a business?

How can I choose the legal form or business structure for my company?

What are the fundamental requirements that I will need to comply with in starting a business?

What issues should I consider in order to set up and develop a business?

What is the Start-up visa? And can I apply for it?

Can I renew a residence permit for entrepreneurs?

As a foreigner, am I entitled to start a business in the Netherlands?

If I get a small fee for my volunteer work, is this tax free?

Do I need a work permit in order to volunteer?

Are there also volunteering opportunities if I can’t commit for a longer term?

What kind of volunteer work is available in the Netherlands?

Where can I find out about opportunities to do useful voluntary work or join social clubs?

Can you give me some key insights into Dutch business culture?

What are my legal rights and obligations when I have a temporary employment contract?

What are my legal rights and obligations when I have a permanent employment contract?

What are my legal rights and obligations when I have an employment contract with an employment agency?

What are the rules for dismissal?

I have some legal issues with my employment contract. Where can I get a legal assistance?

What are the official public holiday in the Netherlands?

What vacations am I entitled to in the Netherlands?

Which possibilities are available for special leave?

I receive unemployment benefits from my own country. How do I maintain this once I move to the Netherlands?

What are the requirements to be eligible for unemployment benefits?

What is the procedure for claiming unemployment benefits?

What is the transitievergoeding (transition compensation)? And do I qualify for it?

What type of benefit is available if I don’t have any revenue/income?

What kind of benefit is available if I become ill?

What kind of benefit is available if I remain ill for a long time?

What is the pension age in the Netherlands and who is entitled?

I will be relocating to the Netherlands or I am new to the Netherlands and have yet to find work. I don’t speak Dutch and would be happy to receive any advice from you with regards to employment possibilities and opportunities in the Netherlands.

Where can I find information about international jobs in the Netherlands?

What kind of CV and cover letter is customary to support job applications in the Netherlands?

What steps should I take to prepare myself for my interview?

Can I get some support and advice in looking for a job in the Netherlands?

Where can I find job openings for students?

If I want to apply for a job, would I need a work permit as a student?

Will I be paid during my internship?

Do I need a work permit to work in the Netherlands?

Does Dutch employment law apply to me?

What is a CAO (collective labour agreement)?

How do I know that my contract is in accordance with Dutch law?

Which information is usually included in an employment contract?

I want to know whether or not the employers in the Netherlands are obliged to pay a majority of the employee’s travel to work expenses, and if they're not, is there a way I can claim it back in taxes?