Which countries does the Netherlands have reciprocal agreements on unemployment benefit with?

The Netherlands has agreements with some countries on your rights if you become unemployed. These include not only EU/EEA countries and Switzerland, but other countries as well.

These agreements determine the country in which you are protected against loss of income due to unemployment; this may be the Netherlands or the country with which it has reciprocal agreements. The specific agreements vary by country.

Countries with which the Netherlands has reciprocal agreements but not on unemployment

There are some countries with which the Netherlands has reciprocal agreements but not on unemployment. If you become unemployed in one of these countries, that country will determine whether you qualify for unemployment benefit.

List of countries with which the Netherlands has reciprocal agreements

A

Argentina
Australia

Please note: the Netherlands does not have agreements on unemployment with Australia.

B

Belize
Bosnia and Herzegovina

C

Cabo Verde
Canada

Please note: the Netherlands does not have agreements on unemployment with Canada.

Chile
China

E

Ecuador
Egypt

H

Hong Kong

I

India

Please note: the Netherlands does not have agreements on unemployment with India.

Indonesia
Israel

J

Japan
Jordan

K

Kosovo

M

Morocco
Monaco
Montenegro

N

New Zealand

Please note: the Netherlands does not have agreements on unemployment with New Zealand.

North Macedonia

P

Panama
Paraguay
Philippines

S

Serbia
South Africa
South Korea
Suriname

T

Thailand
Tunisia
Turkey

U

United States

Please note: the Netherlands does not have agreements on unemployment with the United States.

Uruguay

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