The limitation of family reunification is revoked

Dit item is gearchiveerd op 26-09-2022.

ORANJESTAD - As of August 19, the Minister of Labor, Energy, and Integration, Glenbert Croes, has revoked the limitation on the policy of family (re)unification permits, introduced in December 2020 as a consequence of the socio-economic crisis caused by the pandemic.

The development in the market indicates that this limitation that was introduced in December 2020 is no longer necessary and that is why it was eliminated.

You can see the differences in the family reunification policy in December 2020 compared to August 2022.

Limitation of permission for (family reunification DECEMBER 2020 The policy of (family reunification), will be as it was before the pandemic in AUGUSTUS 2022
There was a stop of the first permit request for family reunification. The first permit request for family reunification can be submitted.

Exception for guarantors with:

  • article 1 and 3 and 7A (residence permit for an indefinite period);
  • or for those who are classified in the important vital group (director, highly skilled migrant, investors).
All categories can submit their request for family reunification except internal domestic staff
Guarantor must have at least 5 permits to petition for family reunification. Family reunification permit requests can be submitted when the guarantor has 3 permits or more.
Guarantor must have a monthly income of at least 2040 florin. Guarantor must have a monthly income of at least 2040 florin.
(Family reunification is possible only for the spouse or registered partnership and or underage children of the guarantor. (Family reunification is possible only for the spouse or registered partnership and or underage children of the guarantor.
For all first permit applications, the individual must wait for approval in the country of origin.

For all first permit applications, the individual must wait for approval in the country of origin. Except for guarantors classified in the following categories:

  • art. 1, 3, 7A ;
  • or for those classified in the important vital group (director, highly skilled migrant, investors, interest rate earner.

The first requests for family reunification received since August 19, 2022, will be processed according to the current policy.

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