ALLOWANCES

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Housing & healthcare allowances provided by the Dutch government are a great way to supplement your income. Calculate how much you are eligible for and apply directly.

HOUSING ALLOWANCE

The housing allowance is a rent contribution provided by the Dutch government.  Your eligibility for this allowance is determined by a number of factors pertaining to your living situation. Make your life easier with a contribution of up to €1.500 per year.

HEALTHCARE ALLOWANCE

The healthcare allowance is a monthly contribution to your Dutch health insurance. You can only apply if you have Dutch health insurance. The amount you are eligible for is determined by your income. Simplify your life with a contribution of up to €1.188 per year.

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ALLOWANCE GUIDE

Learn about the housing & healthcare allowances, evaluate your eligibility and find out how much you are entitled to.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is housing allowance?

Provided by the Dutch government, the housing allowance is a monthly rent contribution.

Am I eligible for housing allowance?

Your eligibility for this contribution depends on a number of factors. These include your;

  • Nationality
  • Accommodation
  • Rent
  • Income
  • Assets
How can I apply for housing allowance?

There is a number of ways you may apply for the housing allowance. You can easily calculate & apply for this contribution through our official tax partner - Blue Umbrella. This ensures that your application will be filled out correctly, and the amount you have applied for is the actual amount you are eligible for.

You may also apply directly through the Tax Office. The application process is in Dutch and can be tricky at times, given the specificity of the questions. You may have the contribution confirmed by the Dutch tax authorities, but be aware, the contribution may be revoked if during a regular checkup the authorities discover that you have incorrectly filled out the application. You may then be required to pay everything back.

How much housing allowance can I receive?

You can receive a contribution of up to €1.500 per year.

What is healthcare allowance?

The healthcare allowance is a monthly health insurance contribution provided by the Dutch government.

Am I eligible for healthcare allowance?

Your eligibility for this contribution depends on a number of factors. These include your;

  • Nationality
  • Income
  • Assets
How can I apply for healthcare allowance?

There is a couple of ways you through which you may apply for the healthcare allowance. You can easily calculate & apply for this contribution through our official tax partner - Blue Umbrella. By doing so,  you ensure that your application will be filled out correctly, and the amount you have applied for is the real amount you are eligible for.

You may also apply directly through the Tax Office. The application process is in Dutch and can be tricky at times, given the specificity of the questions. Although you may have the contribution confirmed by the Dutch tax authorities, it may be revoked at any time if during a regular checkup the authorities discover that you have incorrectly filled out the application. It is likely that the tax authorities will require you to pay a part of the amount back.

How much healthcare allowance can I receive?

You can receive a contribution of up to €1.188 per year.

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