You are eligible for STAP-budget if you comply with the following:

  1. You have not yet received a STAP budget this calendar year;

  2. You are more than 18 years old;

  3. You do not receive a state pension (AOW);

  4. You or your partner have Dutch nationality or another nationality of a country within the European Union;

  5. You have Dutch national insurance (volksverzekering). Have you lived, worked or received benefits in the Netherlands for at least 6 months in the past 27 months? Then you are insured under the national insurance scheme.

For more information, see the official UWV STAP website.

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