Reimbursement of travel expenses to attend appointments at the UWV

If you are asked to attend an appointment at the UWV, you may be eligible for reimbursement of your travel expenses. If you need a carer to accompany you to the appointment, your carer may also be eligible for a reimbursement.

Last updated on 26 January 2021

Eligibility for reimbursement of travel expenses by the UWV

To be eligible for travel expenses from the UWV, you must meet certain conditions. For example, you must have been invited to attend an appointment by the UWV. Please consult the UWV website to find out about the reimbursement of travel expenses (in Dutch).

Applying for reimbursement of travel expenses

You can apply for the reimbursement of your travel expenses during your appointment at the UWV. If you would like the travel expenses of your carer to be reimbursed, you must also apply to the UWV for the reimbursement of your carer’s travel expenses (in Dutch). You must do this before you attend your appointment.

Laws and regulations (in Dutch)

Law on provision of incapacity benefit to disabled young people

Law on insurance against incapacity for work

Law on work and income according to capacity for work

Law on sickness insurance

Policy rule on reimbursement of costs in connection with the Employee Insurance Agency

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