Wlz insurance for your family
If you have a family and they live in another country, they will normally not be insured under the Wlz scheme.
One of the ways we decide whether your family is insured under the Wlz scheme is by looking at the type of work you do, and the country or countries you work in. The country where your family lives is also important for deciding whether or not they are insured under the Wlz scheme.
Your family lives in the Netherlands
If your family lives in the Netherlands but you work in another country, your family members are probably not insured under the Wlz scheme. This will depend on the type of work you do outside the Netherlands, and whether your family members also work.
You can sometimes take out an internationally-agreed policy called the ‘Verdragspolis’. Your family can then get medical care in the Netherlands, but which is paid for by the country where you work.
Your family lives outside the Netherlands
If you live or work in the Netherlands and your family live outside the Netherlands, your family members will not be insured under the Wlz scheme. However, it is sometimes possible for them to be co-insured with you.
Every situation is different
Our website cannot show you immediately whether or not you are insured under the Wlz scheme. Every situation is different. If you have any questions, please contact us. If you want to know whether you are insured, apply to us for an assessment of your Wlz insurance position.