Everaert Advocaten: Tailored immigration services for expats
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 and international companies
Currently, Everaert Advocaten has a team of 14 lawyers and eight paralegals plus administrative assistance who offer tailored migration solutions to expats and their family members. They also assist international companies, entrepreneurs, and highly skilled migrants.
Private clients (individuals, couples, and families)
They offer the following services and advice to private clients:
- Family reunification
- Future planning: Permanent residency
- Naturalisation and complex citizenship issues pertaining to dual citizenship
- International adoption
- Residence permits on humanitarian grounds
- Creative freelancers
Everaert Advocaten also provides assistance to corporate clients (including but not limited to entrepreneurs and highly-skilled migrants).
- Obtaining an immigration sponsor licence
- 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).
Partnership Everaert & Lawyers for Lawyers
As of March 2023, Everaert Advocaten is proud to call itself an official partner of Lawyers for Lawyers . Lawyers for Lawyers is committed to upholding a free and independent legal profession and stands up for fellow lawyers, in every corner of the world, who are threatened or prosecuted for their work.
With this partnership, the entirety of Everaert Immigration Lawyers would like to contribute to this good cause in the coming years. Because every lawyer should be able to practise their profession freely and independently!
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.
Furthermore, the firm's legal experts regularly contribute to training sessions and lectures at Leiden University and the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Some of the firm’s lawyers teach professional courses on immigration law to lawyers and HR professionals for the State Printing House (Sdu), and the Social Legal Aid Training Foundation (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.