Applying for healthcare benefit

If you are on a low income, you may be eligible for zorgtoeslag (healthcare benefit). Healthcare benefit is a financial contribution towards the premium payable for your healthcare insurance and the compulsory excess. The amount of healthcare benefit depends, among other things, on your income.

Last updated on 8 June 2022

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Eligibility requirements for healthcare benefit

To be eligible for healthcare benefit, you must meet certain conditions. For example, you must be at least 18 years old and have Dutch healthcare insurance. You can find all the eligibility requirements for healthcare benefit on the Belastingdienst (Tax and Customs Administration) website.

Applying for healthcare benefit online

You can apply for healthcare benefit online, via Mijn toeslagen. This is your personal page on the Belastingdiest website. You will need your DigiD to do this.

Laws and regulations (in Dutch)

Law on healthcare benefit

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