Applying for voluntary insurance

If you are considering taking out voluntary insurance, you can ask us for a no-obligation offer. Select your situation and read how to request an offer.

You are going to live or work outside the Netherlands

You can apply for voluntary insurance no earlier than 2 months before and no later than 12 months after you start living or working outside the Netherlands.

On your application, you must state your income for the period between the date you leave the Netherlands and the end of the year. Always state your income in euros.

You can request an offer for voluntary AOW and Anw insurance in different ways. It will take you about 10 minutes to make a request.

  1. Online via My SVB

    Go to My SVB. You can then fill in the application form quickly and easily on your screen.

  2. Fill in, print and send the form

    Fill in the form on your screen, then print it and sign it. Send it to our office in Amstelveen. The address is stated on the form.

  3. Using a paper form

    If you prefer to use a paper form to request an offer, you can download and print the 'Application form for voluntary AOW and Anw Insurance'. Fill in the form and send it by post to our office in Amstelveen. The address is stated on the form.

You start living or working in the Netherlands

You can apply for voluntary insurance up to 10 years after the date you first became insured under the AOW pension scheme.

You can request an offer for voluntary AOW insurance in different ways. It will take you about 10 minutes to make a request.

  1. Online via My SVB

    Go to My SVB. You can then fill in the application form quickly and easily on your screen.

  2. Fill in, print and send the form

    Fill in the form on your screen, then print it and sign it. Send it to our office in Amstelveen. The address is stated on the form.

  3. Using a paper form

    If you prefer to use a paper form to request an offer, you can download and print the 'Application form for buying back AOW insurance'. Fill in the form and send it by post to our office in Amstelveen. The address is stated on the form.

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Last check: 1 January 2022