Depending on your nationality and the length of your stay, you will have some immigration formalities to deal with. Failing to meet Dutch immigration requirements may result in you not being able to study at Hanze University of Applied Science, Groningen (Hanze UAS). Legal residency starting on the 1st of September or the 1st of February is a formal enrolment requirement.
In the frequently asked questions (FAQ) section you will find answers to some of the questions you may have about immigration.
Financial guarantee and refund policy
Find out what the costs of the financial guarantee are in your case and when you are entitled to a refund.
Immigration procedure TEV
If you have a non- EU/EEA nationality (but aren’t from Canada, the USA, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, the UK, Monaco or Vatican city), watch the video and follow this procedure.
Immigration procedure VVR
If you are from Canada, the USA, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Australia, the UK, Monaco or Vatican City, watch the video and follow this procedure.
Immigration procedure: Extension
When your current residency permit is going to expire within the next three months, follow these steps to start the extension procedure.
Immigration procedure: Changing the purpose of your residence permit
If your current Dutch residence permit has another purpose, follow this procedure to change it into a study permit.
Transferring from another university in the Netherlands
If you are transferring from another university, follow this procedure to keep your current residence permit valid.