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Requesting a decision on an advance on benefits

Are you waiting for a decision on your application for social assistance benefit (bijstandsuitkering) or supplementary income provision for the elderly (aanvullende inkomensvoorziening ouderenAIO)? Have you not yet received an advance, or is the amount of the advance too low? Then you can apply to your province for a provision of immediate assistance (voorziening onverwijlde bijstand). The province will then decide whether you get an advance or that the amount received will be increased.

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Decision on a request for advance payment on benefits (Immediate social assistance benefit)

Have you applied for welfare benefits from your municipality or supplementary assistance for the elderly (AIO) from the Social Insurance Bank (SVB)? During the period your application is open, the municipality or SVB is obliged to give you an advance payment within 4 weeks.


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Last updated on 17 January 2023