4. Rights and obligations

What are my rights and obligations as a study migrant?

•  You can stay in the Netherlands for the duration of your study plus three months
    (maximum five years including preparatory year/transition year, excluding
•  You may work a maximum of 10 hours per week next to your study. Instead of these
    10 hours you can do seasonal work in June, July and August. Your employer can
    apply for a TWV (employment permit) for you at UWV (Employee Insurance
•  You don’t need a TWV for an internship that is relevant to your study program, but
    you must have signed an internship agreement with the internship company and
•  You must have sufficient study progress. Read more about this below.
•  You have an obligation to provide information: you need to inform the UT and
    the IND about changes in your personal data.
•  You must provide important information about your stay and about your residence
    permit to the IND and UT.
•  You must provide correct and complete information to the IND and UT.
•  You must be registered with an educational institution that is recognized as a
    sponsor (if you are no longer enrolled, the UT must report this to the IND).
•  You must pay tuition fees in time.
•  You must have sufficient means of existence.
•  You must have a valid passport.
•  You must be insured against medical expenses in the Netherlands.
•  You must be examined by the GGD (Municipal Health Services).
•  In some cases, family or family members can also get a residence permit.
•  If it is part of the study, you can go abroad (out of the Netherlands) for a maximum
    of 12 months without your main residence being changed. The residence permit
    won’t be withdrawn, when you obtain sufficient credits in that academic year to
    meet the standard.

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