Kinderbijslag in the Netherlands increased in 2024

20. December 2023

In the Netherlands, child benefit (kinderbijslag) will be increased from 1 January 2024. The new amount will be paid for the first time at the beginning of April 2024.

New amounts per child from 1 January 2024
Age of the child Amount
 0 to 5 years € 279,49
 6 to 11 years € 339,38
12 to 17 years € 399,27


Payment of child benefit

Child benefit is paid quarterly in the Netherlands. Child benefit is always paid at the end of a quarter. Child benefit is paid in the first week of January, April, July and October.

At the beginning of January 2024, you will receive the child benefit payment for the 4th quarter of 2023.

At the beginning of April 2024, you will receive the new amount of child benefit for the 1st quarter of 2024.

You can find more information about the child benefit increase on the website of Sociale Verzekeringsbank.

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