How do I apply for an AOW pension outside the Netherlands?

If you live outside the Netherlands, you must apply for an AOW pension yourself six months before you reach your AOW pension age. Who you have to apply to depends on the country you live in. If your application for Dutch state pension (AOW) is successful, it will be paid out by the Social Insurance Bank (SVB).

My age of retirement (AOW state pension age)

Your age of retirement depends on your date of birth.

Check your AOW state pension age.


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