Netherlands Worldwide

Optional unemployment insurance coverage outside the Netherlands

If you work outside the Netherlands, you may not be insured against loss of income due to unemployment. You can avoid losing your income by taking out optional insurance. You must meet certain requirements to take out this insurance.


If you are not sure whether you have unemployment insurance coverage or where you are insured, first check where you are insured.

You can choose these insurances

If you are moving abroad


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact UWV (information in Dutch).