Work and income in the Netherlands for refugees from Ukraine

Refugees from Ukraine can get a subsistence allowance. Refugees from Ukraine who fall under the Temporary Protection Directive do not need an employment permit (tewerkstellingsvergunning) to do paid work in the Netherlands.

Rights third-country nationals after 4 March 2024

From 4 March 2024 refugees with a temporary residence permit for Ukraine (third-country nationals) will no longer be entitled to temporary protection in the Netherlands under the Temporary Protection Directive. The rights of third-country nationals after 4 March 2024 depend on their situation.

Subsistence allowance

Child benefit and supplementary child benefit

Working in the Netherlands as a refugee from Ukraine

Employing refugees from Ukraine

Exchanging cash

Bank account