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Work permit and visa for Curaçao

If you go or want to work and you do not have the Dutch or American nationality, you need a work permit and visa for Curaçao. The permit requirement applies to both voluntary work and salaried employment. 

A work permit and visa for Curaçao is intended for people who want to work on the island for longer than six months. A condition for applying for the work permit is that you have of course already signed a contract with an employer in Curaçao 

Applying for a work permit for Curaçao is often experienced as the most difficult because it involves a lot of paperwork. CuraBon knows how the procedure for applying for a work permit and visa for Curaçao works and what you need.

Conditions for work permit for Curaçao

In order to work in Curaçao you need a work permit, but in addition to a work permit, the company where you will work also needs a work permit. This is the first step that your employer in Curaçao must take. 

After granting this work permit, you can apply for a work permit and visa for Curaçao. So keep in mind that this process can take up to 7-8 months in total. 

Have you found an employer who already has a work permit? Great, then you only have to arrange a work permit for Curaçao and the process takes about 4-5 months. 

Is a work permit and visa required for Curaçao?

Yes, you cannot work in Curaçao without a work permit. Not even if you're going to volunteer. You run the risk of a fine, but the company where you work can also be fined for this. 

Do you have a temporary contract? No problem, because a work permit is generally issued for a maximum of 12 months, after which you can apply for an extension again. 

Do you want to work on the island for a maximum of six months for a special assignment? Then one six months permit a better option for you. 

CuraBon's working method

As soon as your application has been received at CuraBon and your payment has been completed, we will immediately start working on your permit application.

We make sure that you receive all the necessary documents, together with a comprehensive step-by-step plan that guides you step by step through the permit application process.

At CuraBon, we not only provide the necessary documents and guidance, but we also actually submit the permit application on your behalf. We take care of the administrative process and ensure that your application is submitted correctly and on time.

Why apply for your permit via CuraBon?

Why apply for your permit via CuraBon?

Engaged team

Fast communication

Transparent & fixed rates

We only stop after your permit has been applied for

Work permit and visa for Curaçao and the additional costs

Work permit and visa for Curaçao and the additional costs

It is important to know what costs are involved in a work permit for Curaçao. These are costs that are not covered by the CuraBon package. 

fees: These are the administrative costs charged by the Admissions Board of Curaçao, only for processing the permit application. The fees for a six-month residence permit are 655 ANG (Gulden – currency Curaçao).

Deposit: An deposit is an amount paid by a person as a guarantee or security for the fulfillment of certain obligations or to cover possible damage. If you are admitted to Curaçao and you have a nationality other than the Dutch or American, you must pay a deposit. This is part of the immigration or visa procedure. 

Document costs: There are costs associated with obtaining the necessary documents, such as a birth certificate, etc. These costs vary depending on where you obtain the documents.

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