startup visa


visa program requirements.

Creative and tech startups and scale-ups with a scalable (IP-based) innovative business model and global expansion ambitions, wanting to accelerate and grow their business within the European market via the Netherlands and beyond.

Selection criteria

  • Experienced founder(s)
  • Innovative service or product
  •  Scaleable (IP-based) business model and a global expansion strategy
  • Must have a business plan
  • Sufficient financial resources to reside and live in the Netherlands for one year
    (min. EUR 14.000 p/y)
  • The founder/team will be based at B. Amsterdam, which will be used as the company’s main location in the Netherlands.

One-time program fee

The one-time program fee EUR 2.000 (excl. VAT) includes:

  • Support with the startup visa application (and extension) process
  • Four (4) mentoring sessions on successfully growing your business in the Netherlands/Europe
  • Access to the B. Amsterdam community and network (e.g. curated networking events, possible introductions to relevant customers, partners and investors)

Locating your company at B. Amsterdam

You must locate your company at B. Amsterdam throughout the duration of the one-year startup visa. Costs will range, based on the type of space of your choice (e.g. co-work, closed office space). Starting at EUR 175 per month for a fulltime flex desk. Overview co-work and office space options.

Soft-landing services to successfully land or expand to the Dutch/European market

We work with a curated network of experts and soft-landing service providers who can help you with everything you need to successfully land or expand your business to the European market. Once you get accepted for the startup visa with B. as your facilitator, we will introduce you to our services partners related to e.g. incorporation, legal, HR/recruitment, banking and marketing/PR.

Interested in applying for the Dutch startup visa with B. Amsterdam as a facilitator?

B.’s dutch startup visa.