Staff of various nationalities work at the UT. Before Dutch and foreign staff members can start working at the UT, they need to be well prepared and must have the right documents and permits at their disposal. The staff at the Office for Foreign Employees are specialists in Dutch immigration procedures. They are responsible for applications for visas, residence permits and work permits for future and current international guest researchers and staff. In addition, the Office for Foreign Employees provides information about living and working in the Netherlands.