About the SVB

Below is an overview of schemes and legislation currently implemented by the SVB

As an independent governing body, the SVB implements social insurance schemes and regulations for the following government agencies:

Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment

  • implementation of the National Old Age Pensions Act (AOW) 
  • implementation of the National Survivor Benefits Act (Anw) 
  • implementation of the National Child Benefit Act (AKW) 
  • implementation of the income support scheme for people who have reached the AOW pension age (AIO)
  • Child Budget Act (WKB) / Childcare Act (Wko)
  • implementation of the Asbestos Victims Compensation Scheme (TAS) 
  • Compensation scheme for non-employment-related mesothelioma victims (TNS)
  • AOW top-up
  • AOW pension bridging scheme (OBR)
  • implementation of the Remigration Act (REM)
  • "Regeling Bijstand Buitenland", a social assistance scheme for Dutch nationals living outside the Netherlands
  • issue of secondment certificates

The Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS)

  • implementation of five different Acts and a scheme for psychotherapy offering support to victims of the Second World War and members of the resistance.
  • Personal budget scheme for Wlz and WMO (PGB)
  • Complimentary award for informal carers

National Health Care Institute (Zorginstituut Nederland, ZIN)

  • implementation of the voluntary Wlz insurance scheme
  • Personal Budget Scheme for Wlz (PGB)


  • Personal Budget Scheme for WMO (PGB)

Institute for Employee Benefit Schemes (UWV) and the National Health Care Institute (Zorginstituut Nederland, ZIN)

  • liason office activities for Belgian and German affairs in the field of social insurance 
  • activities of the SVB's social attachés in Morocco, Turkey and Spain

The Pensions Register foundation (Stichting Pensioenregister)

  • pension forecast website (MijnPensioenoverzicht)