Number of regular residence permits granted in the Netherlands 2017, by reason

Total number of regular residence permits approved by the Netherlands in 2017, by reason*

Number of regular residence permits granted in the Netherlands 2017, by reason This statistic shows the total number of regular residence permits approved by the Netherlands in 2017, by reason. It shows that there were three major groups that received regular residence permits: those coming to the Netherlands for family reunification or formation, students, and workers. Over 40 percent of the people receiving a residence permit for the Netherlands in 2017 came for the purpose of family reunification or formation.
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Total number of regular residence permits approved by the Netherlands in 2017, by reason*

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Number of granted permits
Studies17,240
Family reunification: husband/wife13,735
Family reunification: child under 1812,340
Other family reunification4,890
Blue Card11,310
Scientific research2,750
Other work3,685
Victim human trafficking155
Other5,480
Number of granted permits
Studies17,240
Family reunification: husband/wife13,735
Family reunification: child under 1812,340
Other family reunification4,890
Blue Card11,310
Scientific research2,750
Other work3,685
Victim human trafficking155
Other5,480
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This statistic shows the total number of regular residence permits approved by the Netherlands in 2017, by reason. It shows that there were three major groups that received regular residence permits: those coming to the Netherlands for family reunification or formation, students, and workers. Over 40 percent of the people receiving a residence permit for the Netherlands in 2017 came for the purpose of family reunification or formation.
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