STAP-budget is open for applications only during the fixed UWV application periods, so-called 'UWV Aanvraagperiodes'. In 2022, the STAP-budget UWV application periods are:


• From March 1 to April 30, 2022 (you can apply for STAP-budget during this time for courses with their start date between 29-03 2022 and 31-07 2022)

• From May 1 to June 30, 2022 (you can apply for STAP-budget during this time for courses with their start date between 29-05 2022 and 30-09 2022)

** latest update on Rijksoverheid website moves this start to Monday 02 May

• From July 1 to August 31, 2022 (you can apply for STAP-budget during this time for courses with their start date between 29-07 2022 and 30-11 2022)

• From September 1 to October 31, 2022 (you can apply for STAP-budget during this time for courses with their start date between 29-09 2022 and 31-01 2023)

• From November 1 to December 31, 2022 (you can apply for STAP-budget during this time for courses with their start date between 29-09 2022 and 31-03 2023)

It is therefore not possible for students to apply for STAP-budget on May 1st 2022 for a course that starts 01 December 2022.

Example 1: Does your course start on Monday 16 May 2022? Then we suggest you apply for STAP-budget on Sunday 01 May 2022.

Example 2: Does your course start on Monday 15 August 2022? Then we suggest you apply for STAP budget on July the 1st 2022.

Example 3: Does your course start on Monday 26 September 2022? Then we suggest you apply for STAP budget on July the 1st 2022.

Sounds all a bit too confusing? Not sure when to request STAP-budget? Don't worry, we have jumped through these bureaucratic hoops for you and we will provide you with assistance during your application :)

Note: To Apply for STAP-budget, you need a 'Proof of Registration' - 'Aanmeldingsbewijs' from Codaisseur first.

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