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You may need an entry visa or residence permit when coming to study in the Netherlands. Find out what might apply to you.


Requirements residence permit

If you hold a non-EU or non-EEA nationality and do not have a residence permit for the Netherlands, you will usually need an entry visa and a residence permit for study purposes.

Check the requirements


Financial requirements

Before AUAS Immigration Affairs can send in your application to the IND all financial requirements must be met.

Find out how

IND Desk

Collect your residence permit

AUAS notifies you when your permit is ready. You must then make an appointment to pick it up from IND.

Pick up your card


Maintain your residence permit

If you are following a Bachelor's, Master's or Associate Degree's programme and have a residence permit for study purposes, you must meet several requirements.

Check the requirements

Immigration and municipality

Finishing your studies

As your AUAS studies come to an end, you need to take some steps with regards to immigration and your local municipality.

Find out what to do



Not able to find what you are looking for? Check the Frequently Asked Questions about immigration.

Get your answer

Questions and support

Contact Immigration Affairs