Dutch Social Security

Residents and Non-Residents working in The Netherlands are required by law to pay Social Security contributions on their gross salary and all earned income within the Netherlands.

Social Security contributions are deducted automatically at source, when employed through EAFS Consulting B.V and deducted automatically at source from the salary.

The Netherlands has two types of Social Security:

  • Employee social security contributions
  • Employer’s social security contributions

The Contributions fall into Two Categories:

  • Social Welfare Benefits
  • Social Insurance Benefits

Social Security Contributes to the Following Funds:

  • Health Insurance
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Pension Contribution
  • Disability Insurance
  • Sickness Benefit
  • Child Care

When you commence work in The Netherlands, you will be required to attend the local Gemente (town hall) in order to receive your BSN number. Everyone who is employed or works within The Netherlands requires a BSN number to work compliantly by law.