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Netherlands

(Updated 2017)

At some point in our lives we may well need to depend on social security benefits. These are available for nationals living in their own country who meet the relevant requirements, but you also have a right to claim if you are from one EU country and are legally living or working in the Netherlands. Read on to find out when you can claim, what you are entitled to and how you can apply.


Family
Child benefits
Child care benefit
Parenthood

Health
Healthcare
Long-term care

Incapacity
Invalidity benefits
Industrial accidents and occupational diseases
Sick pay and benefits in the event of illness

Old-age and survivors
Retirement pension
Survivor’s benefit

Social assistance
Social assistance benefits

Unemployment
Unemployment

Moving abroad
Moving abroad

 



Main residence
Habitual residency