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The Netherlands – EU Blue Card holders who lose their jobs can now stay in the Netherlands for three months to look for another job

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Bronsgeest Deur Advocaten, leading law firm in the Netherlands specialised in HR and employment law.
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From 1 April 2018, EU Blue Card holders in the Netherlands are entitled to stay in the country to search for a new job for a period of three months upon termination of employment, regardless of the reason for the termination – provided their residence permit card is still valid.