17 January 2022

2022 Salary Thresholds for Highly Skilled Migrant and EU Blue Card Holders

2022 Salary Thresholds for Highly Skilled Migrant and EU Blue Card Holders

If you would like to employ a valuable person who lives in a non-EU/European Economic Area and Switzerland, you can apply for a Highly Skilled Migrant residence permit or an EU Blue card for that employee.

Yearly, the salary criteria for Highly Skilled Migrant and EU Blue Card holders changes. Since the 1st of January 2022, the new gross monthly salary thresholds are following:

Highly Skilled Migrants younger than 30       € 3,549.00 gross per month

Highly Skilled Migrants 30 years or older      € 4,840.00 gross per month

Reduced Salary Criterion                                    € 2,543.00 gross per month

European Blue Card                                             € 5,670.00 gross per month


If you would like to know more about employing a Highly Skilled Migrant and EU Blue Card holder, please check our latest article (Highly Skilled Migrant & Residence Permit for Expats | Briddge Legal & Finance) and feel free to contact our office. Please note that the aforementioned salary changes do not include the statutory 8% holiday allowance.