When are you insured under the child benefit scheme if you work in 2 or more countries?

If you live or work in the Netherlands, you are usually automatically insured under the child benefit scheme. 

If you work in 2 or more countries, however, different rules may apply.

You are employed in 2 or more EU countries.

If you are employed in 2 or more EU countries, you will be insured in the country where you live providing:

  • you work for at least 25% of your working hours in your country of residence, or
  • you work for a company that is based in the country where you live

You work for 2 or more employers in different EU countries

You will be insured in the country where you live, also if you work in international transport.

You are in a different situation

If your situation is different and you want to know whether you are insured under the child benefit scheme, please contact us.