OBR

Reporting a change if you live in the Netherlands

If you live in the Netherlands, you must report changes in your situation within 4 weeks so that you always receive the right amount.

Changes you do not need to report to us

  • If you live in the Netherlands, you do not have to report the changes listed below

    If you live in the Netherlands, the municipality (gemeente) where you live will inform us of the following changes. (It is important that you report these changes to your municipality on time.)

    • You and your partner, if applicable, move to another address in the Netherlands
    • You get married in the Netherlands
    • You enter into a registered partnership
    • Divorce
    • You get a new nationality
    • Death

What changes do you have to report?

You must always report the following changes within 4 weeks:

  • A change in your domestic situation
    • You no longer live at the same address as your partner
    • You and your partner have been living together without being married and you are now going to separate
    • You have been living on your own and are now going to start living with someone
    • Someone has come to live with you and your partner
    • You are going to stay at another address temporarily
    • You and your partner separate
    • You and your partner have been separated and your partner starts living with you again
    • You are separated from your partner and you start living with someone else
    • You take in a lodger or a tenant
  • Your personal situation
    • You enter into a cohabitation agreement
    • You get married or enter into a registered partnership outside the Netherlands
    • You get divorced outside the Netherlands
    • You separate from your partner
  • If you move to another country
    • You are moving to another country
    • You and your partner are moving to another country
    • You or your partner is moving to another country, and one of you continues to live in the Netherlands
  • Income
    Income from business activities or from outside the Netherlands
    If you receive income from your own business or self-employed activities or from a country other than the Netherlands, you will be obliged to report any changes in that income yourselves.

    Income from wages or benefits
    If you receive income from wages or benefits in the Netherlands, the Dutch Tax Administration will provide us with the details. We would still advise you to inform us yourself if there are any increases to your income with the exception of small yearly or half-yearly rises. This is important because the details held by the Tax Administration are at least 2 months old. It will ensure that you do not receive too much AOW pension which you later have to repay.

    You must report the following changes:
    • Your other income goes up or down.
    • You have a new source of income.
    • You no longer have other income.

  • Imprisonment or detention
    • You go to prison or enter a detention centre or a closed treatment facility
    • You are ordered to go to prison, a detention centre or a closed treatment facility, but you refuse to go