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Participation statement to be mandatory part of civic integration exam

A ‘participation statement’ is to be made a mandatory part of the Netherlands’ civic integration process. This means that all ...

News item | 08-07-2016 | 14:00

Reduced fee for civic integration examination abroad

The fee for the examination taken by migrants travelling to the Netherlands to marry or be reunited with family is being reduced ...

News item | 17-12-2015 | 12:08

Government: staying means participating

Refugees with a residence permit must start participating in Dutch society as soon as possible. Learning the Dutch language and ...

News item | 27-11-2015 | 17:38

More compliance checks on EU workers’ rights and employment conditions

As of 18 June 2016, the Netherlands will have more scope for enforcing the Posting of Workers Directive. By introducing a ...

News item | 09-10-2015 | 17:54

Minister Asscher to consider Dutch language and culture courses for foreign imams

Minister of Social Affairs and Employment Lodewijk Asscher has written to the House of Representatives today to announce that he ...

News item | 03-06-2015 | 11:58

More about changes in the basic civic integration exam for those abroad

The form of the basic civic integration exam is going to change. The main change is that the exam will no longer be taken by ...

News item | 22-09-2014 | 14:54

Focus on work in civic integration exam

From 1 January 2015, the civic integration examination will contain a stronger focus on work. The Government wants to get more ...

News item | 27-06-2014 | 16:05

As of 1 November 2014 the basic civic integration exam for those abroad will change

The changes primarily lie in the way in which the exam is taken. Whereas the exam is currently taken by telephone, as of 1 ...

News item | 21-05-2014 | 17:11

A single permit for work and residency from 1 April

Foreign nationals coming to the Netherlands to work for a period longer than three months will receive a combined residence and ...

News item | 01-04-2014 | 15:11

Laws taking effect

News item | 01-04-2014 | 14:05

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