For the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) you need to provide us with financial proof showing that you have sufficient financial means to cover both your living expenses and your tuition fee.
The minimum amount needed for your living expenses is €900 per month. The full amount you have to cover corresponds to the number of months you will be enrolled (but up to 12 months). For example, if the duration of your programme is:
Please note that the amount is determined by the IND and indicates their estimate of your monthly costs, including any expected increase. For an overview of living expenses and money matters, see the link below.
The tuition fee differs per study programme, the amount needed corresponds to a full academic year of your programme.
The options to prove that you have sufficient financial means to cover both your living expenses and tuition fee are:
In case the bank account has a joint account holder, a statement is required. Please submit a note from the joint account holder that states that you may and can use the money for the purpose of study. Include the following details:
If your sponsor’s bank account is a joint account, please submit a note from the joint account holder that state that your sponsor may and can use the money for the purpose of your study. Include the following details:
Only use this option if it is impossible for you to get a valid bank statement. Please be advised that you will get your living expenses transferred back into a Dutch account, which you can open upon arrival. It takes at least one month before you have an active Dutch bank account, so make sure you bring enough spending money for the first month.
Please note that this procedure in general requires the most time. You will need to upload:
If your financier works in employment you will need to submit:
If your financier works as a self-employed person, you need to submit: