If you leave or complete your programme, or switch to a programme that does not entitle you to a student finance, then you need to stop your student finance.
You first need to deregister. You can do this at your educational institution (secondary vocational education) or via Studielink (higher professional education or university). Make sure to find out the date on which you will be deregistered.
End date for student finance
If you will be deregistered from your institution from the 1st day of the month, then you will no longer be entitled to your student finance as of that month. If you will be deregistered after the 1st day of the month, then you will no longer be entitled to your student finance as of the following month.
Have you applied for student finance but decided not to take the programme? You need to stop your student finance as of the 1st day of the month it would have commenced.
Stopping your student finance
- Log in to Mijn DUO to stop your student finance.
- Go to 'Mijn producten' and click on 'Studiefinanciering stopzetten'.
- Cancel your student travel product . You need to cancel it no later than the 10th day of the 1st month in which you are no longer entitled to it.
If you cannot log in to Mijn DUO, then you can use a form. For university or higher professional education, use Wijzigingen student hoger onderwijs. For secondary vocational education, use Wijzigingen student mbo.
Are you going to take a full-time secondary education programme (vmbo, havo or vwo)? Please complete the update assistant (in Dutch only) to see which actions you need to take.
If you stop your student finance too late, then you need to pay back the extra money you have received.