How do benefits work?

Do you live in the Netherlands and do you have health care insurance, a rented house or children? In that case, you may be entitled to a contribution towards the costs. Such contribution is called a benefit. Read how it works.

I want to apply for a benefit

You can apply for a benefit using the Mijn toeslagen section, for which you require a DigiD. You can also call the Tax Information Line. They will be pleased to help you and make an appointment for you in order to apply for the benefit together with someone else.

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How is my benefit paid to me?

If you meet the conditions, we will pay the benefit to you every month. After the end of the year, you will receive the final calculation of your benefit.

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I want to submit a change

Is there a change in your life? For example, a pay rise or a change in child day care? If so, you have to notify us of this change.

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Do you disagree?

Do you disagree with the calculation of a benefit? More information about what you can do.

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I am leaving the Netherlands again

In that case, you are usually no longer entitled to any benefits. Check the arrangements you have to make for each benefit if you are leaving the Netherlands again.

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Concepts

If you want to apply for a benefit and assess if you meet the conditions, you should check the meaning of the following concepts.

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