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What visa and/or residence permit you will need to live and study in the Netherlands depends, in the first place, on your nationality.

Once you have been admitted to a course at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, you need to arrange your visa and/or permit. Which documents you will need to live and study in the Netherlands depends on your nationality.


Please select your nationality and follow the instructions provided in the checklist.

Group I

No visa or permit needed

EER students are permitted to live, work and study in the Netherlands on the basis of international laws. Please be aware, however, that sometimes a residence or work permit is necessary.


Checklist for Group I


Group I
Austria,
Belgium, Bulgaria,
Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic,
Denmark,
Estonia
Finland, France
Germany, Greece
Hungary
Iceland, Ireland, Italy
Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg
Malta, Norway
Poland, Portugal
Romania
Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
United Kingdom

Group II

Residence permit only

Students staying for more than three months will need to apply for a residence permit (the VVR). You must start this process before arrival. 


Checklist for Group II


Group II
Australia
Canada
Japan
Monaco
New Zealand
South Korea
United States of America

Group III

Visa & permit / Short Stay visa

Students staying for more than three months will need to apply for an entrance visa (the MVV) as well as a residence permit for study (the VVR). You must apply for both before leaving your home country.


Checklist for Group III


Group III

all other countries