Can I apply for benefit under the Work and Employment Support (Young Disabled Persons) Act outside the Netherlands?

If you live outside the Netherlands and become unable to work due to sickness or disability, you cannot apply for Wajong benefit. You may be entitled to payment under another scheme, such as benefit under the Work and Income (Capacity for Work) Act (WIA benefit).

Continuing to receive Wajong benefit if you move abroad

If you live outside the Netherlands, you cannot apply for Wajong benefit. If you live in the Netherlands and already receive Wajong benefit, there are some cases in which you can continue to receive it if you move abroad.

Find out if you can continue to receive Wajong benefit abroad

Entitlement to payment under other schemes

If you were living outside the Netherlands when you became unable to work, you may be entitled to payment under another scheme, such as benefit under the Work and Income (Capacity for Work) Act (WIA benefit) from the Employee Insurance Agency (UWV).

Find out what you can do if you become unable to work due to sickness or disability outside the Netherlands

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