Viewing, amending or deleting personal data held by the UWV

Do you want to view, amend or delete your name, address or other personal data held by the Uitvoeringsinstituut Werknemersverzekeringen – UWV (Employee Insurance Agency)? There are several ways to do this. It can be done online, by telephone, via chat or by letter.

Last updated on 26 October 2022

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Contacting the UWV

You can contact the UWV in the following ways:  


You can contact the UWV online via Mijn UWV (in Dutch). You can have your data amended or deleted online using the Verzoek persoonsgegevens online form.

You can contact the UWV in various ways through Mijn UWV

  • by sending an online message; 
  • by using the online chat function. Are you deaf or hard of hearing? If so, you can also use the online chat function (in Dutch). 

You can also contact a UWV customer service representative by sending an online message in your Werkmap (in Dutch) on the website. 

By telephone 

You can contact the UWV on 088 898 92 94. Are you calling from outside the Netherlands? If so, you can contact the UWV on +31 88 898 20 01

By letter 

On the UWV website, you can find addresses for information on various subjects (in Dutch). You can send a letter to the UWV at the following address to: 

How your request by letter is handled by the UWV

The UWV will send you confirmation of receipt of your request within 5 working days. 

The UWV will try to handle your request within 1 month. What happens if that is not possible? You will be notified of this. You will then receive a response to your request within no more than 2 months. 

Authorising someone to view or amend your data

Do you want someone else to manage your online affairs with the UWV? If so, you can authorise that person using your DigiD

Laws and regulations (in Dutch)

Regeling inzage- en correctierecht UWV 2018, paragraaf 3

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