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AOW - Old Age Pension Articles
Can I claim Dutch old age pension when I left the Netherlands and become 65 at a later date?
Viewed 3042 times since Fri, Mar 2, 2012
  You may indeed be able to claim the Dutch state pension (AOW) after you have left the Netherlands. You can find more information about your rights in their leaflet which you will find attached. The version attached is downloaded in November 2015... Read More
What are the consequences for my state old age pension (AOW) if I leave the Netherlands?
Viewed 2484 times since Tue, Mar 19, 2013
If you leave the Netherlands or start working in another country before you reach the AOW pension age the amount of AOW pension you get when you turn 65 (or the applicable pension age at that time) will be affected. AOW coverage ends As a rule, if yo... Read More
General Old Age Pensions Act (AOW)
Viewed 2702 times since Thu, Nov 15, 2012
People who have lived in the Netherlands between the ages of 15 and 65 are entitled to old age pension from the age of 65 in accordance with the General Old Age Pensions Act (Algemene Ouderdomswet, AOW). Old age pension is accrued by 2% per insured ... Read More