In principle, nationals of one of the following countries may reside and work in the Netherlands without a residence- and/or work permit or any other prior consent of the Dutch authorities: 

  • Austria 

  • Belgium 

  • Bulgaria 

  • Croatia 

  • Cyprus 

  • Czech Republic 

  • Denmark 

  • Estonia 

  • Finland 

  • France 

  • Greece 

  • Hungary 

  • Iceland 

  • Ireland 

  • Italy 

  • Latvia 

  • Liechtenstein 

  • Lithuania 

  • Luxembourg 

  • Malta 

  • Netherlands 

  • Norway 

  • Poland 

  • Portugal 

  • Romania 

  • Slovakia 

  • Slovenia 

  • Spain 

  • Sweden 

  • Switzerland