Job bonus for cross-border workers living in Flanders

17. January 2023

The job bonus is a measure of the Flemish government. People earning less than 2,500 euros gross per month receive an amount of up to 600 euros once a year.

Cross-border commuters can apply for a job bonus under the following conditions:

  • You live in Flanders;
  • You work abroad (= European Economic Area);
  • You earn less than 2,500 euros gross per month as an employee.

You can find further explanations on the page (Dutch only). You can also download instructions and watch an instruction video there.


Need help?

  • From Belgium, call the free information number 0800-61106.
  • People from outside Belgium, please call the toll-free information number +32 2 553 17 00 or
  • send an e-mail to


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