Unlock Your Path to Dutch Residency with DAFT Visa Services

Discover how the Dutch-American Friendship Treaty (DAFT) visa empowers US entrepreneurs and investors to secure residency in the Netherlands. Learn how a minimum investment of €4,500 opens doors to a two-year residence permit, extendable to permanent residency after five years.

Streamline Your DAFT Application Journey with Unusual Companies

Navigate the complexities of the DAFT application process with ease. Our expert team at Unusual Companies provides seamless guidance to American entrepreneurs, ensuring all requirements are met and documents are meticulously prepared and submitted. Experience hassle-free Netherlands residency with Unusual Companies by your side.

Begin Your Journey to Dutch Residency Today

Ready to make the Netherlands your new home? Reach out to Unusual Companies now to initiate your DAFT visa application process. Our team ensures a swift and effective transition to Netherlands residency, providing expert guidance every step of the way. Don't wait any longer – start your journey with Unusual Companies today!

What's Included in DAFT Application Services

Eligibility Check
Complete Application Forms
Submit Application Forms
Get Appointment at IND
Guidance Through Application Process
Business Plan Guidance

Appointment at the IND

Prepare Documents


Application Submission


Americans can visit the Netherlands visa-free for up to 90 days. Within this period, the Unusual Companies team arranges a meeting for you with the Dutch Immigration and Naturalization Service-IND. Initiating this appointment commences your DAFT visa application, enabling you to remain in the Netherlands beyond the initial 90 days, even before your visa is granted.

US Passport:

It is essential to ensure that all copies of your passport include all pages which have stamps on them.

Registration at your municipality in the Netherlands within the first 5 days of arrival, at which point you will receive your BSN number.

The Unusual Companies team makes your first IND appointment. It is essential that during this appointment, you submit your DAFT Visa Application Form. These forms and supporting documentation are required to be submitted in person.

Once all of the registrations from step 4 have been completed, submit all proof of registration to the IND in person or by post in order to obtain your DAFT Visa.

DAFT Application Form:

The Unusual Companies team guides ensure that your application form is accurately and correctly filled out.

At the next step, you will register at DigiD, which is an online government system used for the identification especially when using the Dutch Tax system.

Proof of Payment:

You must show proof of payment for the investment amount, which is required for the DAFT Visa.

Company registration at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (Kamer van Koophandel).

BSN Number:

You must obtain your BSN number during your first IND appointment. The Unusual Companies team will also guide you through this process.

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