What do you have to know when you become unemployed and wish to apply for an unemployment benefit ("WW-uitkering")? Which requirements do you have to meet? What are your rights and obligations if you receive an unemployment benefit? We have listed the most important information for you below.
Please note: while we have translated this information for you, all further communications will be in Dutch. This includes the texts on our website, our application forms, and all meetings with UWV Employee Insurance Agency. If you have difficulty understanding Dutch, you can always ask someone to help you out. You can also bring someone with you to meetings.