Reporting a change relating to Dutch unemployment benefit

Changes in your situation can affect the unemployment benefit you receive from UWV. That is why it’s important to report them in good time, even if you live outside the Netherlands. If you live outside the Netherlands, you can do so by post using UWV's form.

Attention: Report changes in your situation within 1 week to the UWV.

Which changes should I report?

Has anything changed in your personal or professional situation or regarding your income? Are you or your partner going to earn more or less, for example? Or has your address or living situation changed? You can report this using a form available on Print the form, fill it out and send it in by post.

To fill out the form you need your citizen service number (BSN).

Reporting changes to other government organisations

If there is a change in your situation, you may have to report this to several Dutch government organisations.

Read more about reporting a change to the Dutch government from abroad


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