An employer needs to apply for a combined work and residence permit to be able to employ a trainee from abroad. The purpose of the training in the Netherlands must be to gain experience that will benefit the position of the trainee in his/her home country.
Part of the application is a training program explaining why is it necessary for the training program to take place in the Netherlands. The maximum duration of a trainee work permit is 24 weeks, and this period can not be extended.
An employer needs to apply for a combined work and residence permit to be able to employ an intern from abroad. Key requirements for this type of application are:
The maximum duration of the work/residence permit for an intern is 6 to 12 months, depending on the type of degree program.
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