Living abroad and working in the Netherlands
When you work in the Netherlands and earn an income, you have to pay income tax. Because of this, the Dutch social insurance legislation is also applicable to you. This obligates you to take out a health insurance in order to cover medical expenses. This health insurance must meet the requirements of the Health Insurance Act.
The most important pointers when you are working in the Netherlands and living abroad;
- You have a health insurance in your home country, should you get one here?
- To obtain a health insurance on your own
- To insure family members abroad through a Dutch health insurance
- Social Service Number (SSN) / Citizen Service Number (CSN)
- You don’t have a CSN yet? Then you still can take out health insurance
- Compulsory deductibles
- Not taking out a health insurance or too late? The possible consequences
- You quit working for your Dutch employer. Now what?
- The Health Insurance Act for foreign employees