► To qualify for a job, it is required to have good knowledge of the English, Dutch or German language.
who are we?
We are a Dutch recruitment agency. Our job is to find jobs for people. Due to our large network, we find work that fits your talent, passion and education. If you get a job via Randstad, you'll be working for a client, but you'll be employed by us. You can also be placed directly with a client through our recruitment and selection department.
working in the netherlands: what requirements are needed?
As an asylum seeker in the Netherlands, you are allowed to work for 24 weeks a year. Your asylum application must be pending for at least 6 weeks. You also need an established employment permit (a TWV in Dutch). Check the Dutch Government website for more information about the TVW.
Furthermore, you need to speak English, German or Dutch. The main reason for this requirement is safety: you must be able to understand the work instructions. Randstad offers a bunch of language courses, which help you improve your language skills faster.
Are you fluent in English in combination with German, Frensh, Spanish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish or Danish? Check Randstad Multilingual.
what do you need to work as a refugee in the netherlands?
- you are registered in the Personal Records Database (BRP)
- you have a document showing that you may be in the Netherlands
- proof of your nationality. For example, a passport or a statement from the Ukranian embassy
- mandatory health insurance
- a bank account