Were you born in or after 1948? If so, your AOW-age is slowly rising. To find out exactly when you qualify for AOW, the Dutch state retirement pension, please fill in your date of birth. (available in Dutch only)


(Autoriteit Financiële Markten, AFM) Supervises the conduct of all parties that are active on the savings, lending, investment and insurance markets. A specific task is supervising the provision of information by pension administrators.

Dutch National Government

(Rijksoverheid) Information of the Dutch National Government, with links to all ministries, including:

  • Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (Ministerie van Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid, SZW), where you can find an explanation of the General Old Age Pensions Act (Algemene Ouderdomswet, AOW) and the Benefit under the General Surviving Dependants Act (Algemene nabestaandenwet, Anw).
  • Ministry of Security and Justice (Ministerie van Veiligheid en Justitie, VenJ) for information about divorce and settlement, or apportionment of the retirement pension.

Government in the UK

Information of the Government of the United Kingdom. On this website you can, among others, submit an application for the British state pension.

Money Wise

Money Wise is the signpost to reliable information on your finances. Platform Money wise is an initiative of the government and partners

Pension register

On the site: '' (Dutch only) you can find all pension entitlements you have accrued with different pension administrators within The Netherlands. The Pension Register Foundation collects your pension entitlements from the Social Insurance Bank and from the pension scheme administrators, and provides one simple overview. To safeguard your privacy, you can only login via 'DigiD'. You need to be registered in The Netherlands to obtain access to DigiD from the Dutch government. The Pension Register does not have any commercial motives.

Social Insurance Bank

(Sociale Verzekeringsbank, SVB) Responsible for administering various pension and insurance schemes, including benefits granted under the General Old Age Pensions Act (Dutch State Pension, AOW) from the 65th birthday. For more information about the AOW.


Shell Netherlands Pension Fund Foundation (SNPS) is the pension fund for Shell for employees whose 'base country' is the Netherlands and who join Shell on or after 1 July 2013 and/or participate in the Shell net pension scheme.

Tax and Customs Administration

The Tax and Customs Administration (Belastingdienst) is the tax collection and customs service of the government of the Netherlands.

The Dutch Tax and Customs Administration is part of the Ministry of Finance.

The Netherlands National Bank

(De Nederlandsche Bank, DNB) Financial supervisor of pension funds and insurance companies operating in the Netherlands.