Everaert Advocaten: Tailored immigration services for expat
If you want to bring your partner, family, or business to the Netherlands, or you already live in the Netherlands and you want to know what your options are for permanent residence or even naturalisation, Everaert Advocaten can help you. They will support you with all your immigration matters, be it for a short or for a long stay.
Tailored services for expats
Currently, Everaert Advocaten has a team of 13 lawyers and four paralegals plus administrative assistance, offering tailored migration solutions to expats and their family members, as well as to international companies, entrepreneurs, and highly skilled migrants. They offer the following services and advice to private and corporate clients:
Private clients (individuals, couples, and families)
- Family reunification
- Travel advice regarding the latest restrictions due to COVID-19
- Consequences of Brexit
- Future planning: permanent residency
- Naturalisation and complex citizenship issues pertaining to dual citizenship
- International adoption
- Residence permits on humanitarian grounds
Corporate clients, including but not limited to entrepreneurs and highly skilled migrants
- Obtaining an immigration sponsor license
- Intra-company transfers of employees
- EU Blue cards
- Specific purpose permits
- Work permits
- Posting of workers in the EU
- Compliance audits
- Employer's fines (Inspection SZW)
The main languages of communication are Dutch and English. Additionally, Everaert Advocaten also offers support in Mandarin, with a dedicated staff of native speakers.
Thanks to their extensive experience and up-to-date knowledge of current developments in national and international migration law, Everaert Advocaten can provide clients with effective solutions and strategic advice for specific migration needs.
Outstanding working relations with Dutch government agencies
Everaert Advocaten has excellent working relationships with many Dutch government agencies, notably the Immigration Department (IND), the Netherlands Labour Authority (NLA), and Dutch consulates abroad. The firm is an official partner of the expat service centres in Amsterdam (IN Amsterdam), Leiden (ECLR), and The Hague (The Hague International Centre).
Everaert Advocaten is recognised nationally and internationally as one of the leading firms in migration law in the Netherlands. Since their founding in 1982, Everaert Advocaten has built an impressive curriculum of publications, media appearances and research papers. Its lawyers are on the editorial boards of professional magazines, such as the jurisprudence publications "Rechtspraak Vreemdelingenrecht," "Journaal Vreemdelingenrecht," and "Asiel&Migrantenrecht."
The firm's legal experts regularly contribute to training sessions and lectures at the University of Leiden and the University of Amsterdam. Some of the firm’s lawyers teach professional courses on immigration law to lawyers and HR professionals for Sdu and OSR. Two of the firm’s lawyers are featured as Thought Leaders in the Who's Who Legal (WWL) - Corporate Immigration, an influential ranking of the foremost legal practitioners worldwide.