Claiming an Anw survivor benefit

Read how to claim an Anw survivor benefit or an orphan’s benefit if you live in the Netherlands.

If you live outside the Netherlands and you want to claim an Anw survivor benefit, click on the link below

How to claim an Anw survivor benefit

  1. First, check whether you meet the conditions for an Anw survivor benefit

    Whether or not you qualify for a benefit will depend on your situation. Check if you meet the necessary conditions.

  2. Information you will need when making your claim

    If you meet the conditions for an Anw survivor benefit, check first to see what extra information you must send with your claim.

  3. Go to My SVB

    Go to My SVB and claim an Anw survivor benefit (only in Dutch).

  4. If you cannot submit your claim online

    In that case, you should contact us and we will send you a claim form.

How to claim an orphan’s benefit

It is not possible to claim an orphan’s benefit online. Instead, please contact us and we will send you a claim form. 

If the orphan is under the age of 18, the claim must be made by the child’s carer or guardian. Orphans aged 18 or over can claim the benefit themselves.

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Version: 1 April 2024