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Student finance: Apply – DUO

Before you apply, be sure you know the way student finance works. Apply in time, ideally 3 months upfront.

Citizen service quantity

In order to use for student finance, you should have a citizen service quantity, in Dutch a ‘burgerservicenummer’ or ‘bsn’. You routinely obtain one once you register with a Dutch municipality.

Apply by way of Mijn DUO

  1. Apply for a DigiD on digid.nl Link opent externe pagina
    . With a DigiD you’ll be able to entry on-line providers supplied by the Dutch authorities. You will obtain an activation code inside 3 working days of your utility.
  2. Apply for a private -chipkaart Link opent externe pagina
    . When you might be entitled to student finance, you might be allowed to make use of public transport without spending a dime on both weekends or weekdays. The student journey product can solely be loaded onto a private -chipkaart.
  3. Log in to Mijn DUO to use for student finance. You can solely log in together with your DigiD.

Log in to Mijn DUOwith DigiD

If you can’t log in to Mijn DUO, you should use a type. For greater skilled training (HBO) or college, use the shape Application student finance greater training. If you might be enrolled in secondary vocational training (MBO), use the shape Application student finance mbo. The processing time of a type is longer than a digital utility.

You can apply for student finance retroactively, to the beginning of the research yr (1 August for MBO, 1 September for HBO or college). You will obtain a again fee for the months you may have missed. Of course, it’s a must to fulfil the circumstances for student finance in these months as properly. You can’t apply for a student journey product retroactively.

  1. Log in to Mijn DUO.
  2. Go to ‘Mijn producten’ after which ‘Studiefinanciering’.
  3. Click on ‘Studiefinanciering’ within the high proper. Here you discover a inexperienced button ‘Aanvraag studiefinanciering vervroegen’, that means ‘shifting up your student finance’.

Log in to Mijn DUOwith DigiD

Do you reside on Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten or within the Caribbean Netherlands? Then the applying process is a bit totally different. This is as a result of you do not have a Dutch citizen service quantity (‘burgerservicenummer’) but.

  1. Apply for student finance with the ‘Aanvraag studiefinanciering mbo voor studenten uit het Caribisch gebied’ type, or the ‘Aanvraag studiefinanciering hoger onderwijs voor studenten uit het Caribisch gebied’ type.
  2. Add all of the required paperwork of proof to your utility. The paperwork are talked about on the applying type.
  3. Within about 6 weeks we are going to course of your utility. You will then obtain a letter from DUO and a ‘Bevraging BSN’ type. Bring this way with you to the Netherlands.
  4. Register your self on the municipality as quickly as you arrive within the Netherlands. The municipality will give you a burgerservicenummer.
  5. Inform us about your burgerservicenummer, your new deal with and your Dutch bank account quantity utilizing the ‘Bevraging BSN’ type.

Public transport compensation

If you do not have a burgerservicenummer but, you’ll obtain a month-to-month monetary compensation for public transport (‘-vergoeding’) as an alternative of the student journey product. As quickly as we’ve processed your burgerservicenummer, you’ll be able to apply for the student journey product. The compensation will then be stopped.

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