You may be eligible for the following benefits and allowances:

Health Care Allowance (Zorgtoeslag)

Possible compensation for the costs of the standard basic Dutch health insurance.

Conditions (2021):

  • You are 18 years or older
  • You have a Dutch health insurance policy (n/a for student insurance)
  • Your gross income does not exceed € 31.138, or if you have an allowance partner, your joint income does not exceed € 39.979
  • The value of your savings and investments does not exceed €118.497 or €149.819 combined with your partner

Rental Allowance (Huurtoeslag)

Rent subsidy provided to residents on a low income with high rental costs.

Conditions (2021):

  • You are 18 years or older
  • You rent an independent living space, being your address of registration
  • Τhe total amount paid for rent may not exceed the limit for your situation
  • The value of your assets and investments does not exceed €31.340 or €62.680 combined with your partner
  • Your income in the end will determine the amount of the allowance

All benefits, except the first child allowance, are based on your income. When your income changes, then these benefits should be updated accordingly.

Child Benefit (Kinderbijslag)

An allowance from the Dutch government towards the expenses of raising a child, who lives in the Netherlands or abroad.


  • Your child(ren) is/are younger than 18 years of age.

Even if your child lives in Greece (or elsewhere), it is possible to qualify for this benefit, under certain conditions.


Childcare allowance (Kinderopvangtoeslag)

Allowance to parents of young children (until the age of 12) to pay for the cost of childcare facilities.


  • Both parents need to be either working, studying or following a learning path to find a job
  • Your child(ren) is/are going to a registered childcare center

Child budget (Kindgebonden Budget)

Extra monthly contribution for families with children.


  • You receive child benefit from the Social Insurance Bank (SVB)
  • Your (joint) income is not too high. How high your income may be depends on the composition of your family
  • Your (joint) assets are not too high

If you wish to be informed

about the benefits that you may be entitled to, contact us directly.  We will inform you accurately about the allowances you qualify for, depending on your situation.

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