Applying for kindgebonden budget (child budget)

If you have one or more children below the age of 18, you may be eligible for kindgebonden budget. This is a contribution towards the costs of children up to the age of 18. You will receive this in addition to kinderbijslag (child benefit). The amount of kindgebonden budget depends on your income, how many children you have and how old they are.

Last updated on 17 March 2022

Eligibility for kindgebonden budget

To be eligible for a child budget, you must meet certain conditions, e.g. your income must be below a certain level. The Belastingdienst (Tax and Customs Administration) website sets out all the eligibility requirements for receiving kindgebonden budget.

Applying for kindergebonden budget

If you are entitled to kindgebonden budget, you will automatically be notified by the Belastingdienst. If you have not been notified, but you think you are entitled to receive kindgebonden budget, you can apply for kindgebonden budget via the Belastingdienst website.

Laws and regulations (in Dutch)

Law on child budget

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