Rent and healthcare benefits

Rent benefits

If you live on your own, you may be entitled to rent benefits. Rent benefit applications must be submitted to the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration. For more information and to request a form, the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration can be contacted on business days via this telephone number 0800 – 0543. More information www.toeslagen.nl

Healthcare benefits

You begin receiving healthcare benefits once you turn 18. These are a contribution to the costs of your health insurance. Healthcare benefit applications must be submitted to the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration. They will pay healthcare benefits to you. For more information and to request a form, the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration can be contacted on business days via this telephone number 0800 – 0543. More information: www.toeslagen.nl.

Student insurance

There are various comparison sites available that provide a compiled list of all insurance providers and premiums. Bear in mind that these websites are never entirely independent. However, they do provide an overview, thus saving you time. If you Google student insurance and comparison website, you will find a variety of them. If you are going to study abroad, you can visit AON.