Immigration procedure TEV

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If you have the nationality of a country outside the EU/EEA (with the exception of: Canada, United States of America, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, Monaco or Vatican City), you will need an MVV Visa and a residence permit for your arrival and stay in the Netherlands. Please watch the video and follow the the steps below for the procedure.

TEV procedure

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1. Upload the following documents via Hanze Apply

  • Your signed personal details form.
  • A copy of your passport: pages with your personal details and signature, and any pages that contain travel stamps (combine the pages into 1 PDF file).
  • Antecedents certificate (leave the V-number blank).
  • If you are in possession of a residence permit for another EU-country: a copy of the residence permit.

Don’t forget to click on the submit button!

2. Transfer your financial guarantee to our bank account

You can find the banking details for the transaction in the immigration instruction e-mail you have received from us. Don’t forget to mention your full name and student number in the description of your payment.

You can find information about the financial guarantee here and on immigration deadlines and any other immigration questions you may have on our FAQ page

3. Start application

We will start your immigration procedure when:

  • All your uploaded documents for immigration are correct
  • We have received your financial guarantee
  • When you have received a letter of acceptance from the student administration

You will receive a confirmation e-mail after we have sent your application to the IND (Immigration and Naturalisation Service).

We will buy AON complete + student insurance for you when we have sent your documents to the IND. A copy of your insurance certificate will be sent to you by AON.

4. Decision IND

The IND will let us know their decision within 4 weeks. The moment we receive the decision letter, we will e-mail you a copy.

5. Collect MVV Visa

After you have received the confirmation that your application is approved, you will need to make an appointment at the Dutch embassy or Consulate General. They will give you a sticker in your passport, your MVV Visa. This Visa is valid for 90 days, so please make sure you arrive in the Netherlands before it expires.

6. Biometric data

The biometric data (passport photo, signature and fingerprints) that you have provided at the Dutch embassy or Consulate General will be sent to the IND in the Netherlands. It will be used to make your Dutch residence permit document. We will let you know by e-mail when and where to pick it up.

Required documents TEV procedure