The Sociale Verzekeringsbank (SVB) is the organization that implements national insurance schemes in the Netherlands. This website informs you about the schemes and legislation that we implement.
Are you an international student in the Netherlands and have you received a letter or a fine from the Dutch Health Care Institute (ZIN)?
The ZIN receives a list of people who are registered as living in the Netherlands but who are not registered with a Dutch health insurer. This includes most foreign students with a non-Dutch or international student health insurance.What you need to do
Child benefit for children living in Morocco will not be reduced. It will be reduced, however, for children living in Turkey or Egypt. This is stated in a press release by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment about the ruling by the Central Appeals Tribunal of 12 December 2014.
Will you get an AOW supplementary allowance after 1 January 2015?
Were you born before 1950? See below for information about receiving an AOW supplementary allowance after 1 January 2015.
For more information, go to the page 'What happens to the supplementary allowance as from 2015'
On 1 January 2015, the KOB top-up was replaced by a new AOW top-up. For many people, this does not have any consequences.
The government has submitted a legislative proposal to increase the AOW pension age more quickly as from 2016 - to 66 in 2018 and 67 in 2021. After 2021, the AOW pension age will be linked to life expectancy.