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In order to make use of the streamlined formality procedures of the International Welcome Center North, the employer must be registered as a recognized sponsor with the IND (Immigration Service). Furthermore, the Highly-skilled employee, Scientific researcher, Orientation year, Intra-corporate transferee, EU-Blue card holder, or Start-up entrepreneur (and their families) must live in – or work for a company located in – one of the twelve municipalities participating in the IWCN: Groningen, Assen, Leeuwarden, Heerenveen, Smallingerland (Drachten), Ten Boer, Midden-Groningen (formerly Hoogezand-Sappemeer, Slochteren and Menterwolde), Eemsmond, Emmen, Veendam, Delfzijl, and Noordenveld.
The visit will involve meeting a representative from the local Municipality, who will register the employee in the Municipal Database and issue the employee a BSN (personal public service number for the Netherlands). The employee must bring the following documents with them to the appointment (for all applicable family members): appointment confirmation letter and originals of all the required documents.
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