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Student finance

Non-Dutch can also apply for student finance. Do you fail to meet the nationality criteria for student finance? Then you may still qualify for a tuition fee loan.

6. Additional earnings

Old student finance system

Do you still fall within the old student finance system? Then an additional earnings threshold applies to you. If you exceed this threshold, you must temporarily stop your student finance and your student travel product.

Do you fall within the new student finance system? Then your income has no effect on your student finance.

How high is the additional earnings threshold?

In 2018, you can earn a maximum of € 14,456.00 in additional income (2017: € 14,215.75). This refers to your gross income or taxable wage, and you must keep accurate records of your earnings yourself.

Stopping your student finance

  1. Log in to Mijn DUO to stop your student finance. Do so the month before you exceed the additioanl earnings threshold.
  2. Go to 'Mijn producten' and choose 'Studiefinanciering'.
  3. Click on 'Studiefinanciering stopzetten' and then 'Ik ben over de bijverdiengrens heen gegaan, of ik ga daar overheen'.
  4. Cancel you student travel product at a pick-up device. If you do not do this in time, it will cost you money.

Login problems

If you cannot log in to Mijn DUO, use the form Wijzigingen student.

Consequences of too much income

If you exceed the additional earnings threshold without stopping your student finance and student travel product, you will have to repay the amount that you earned above the threshold. You will never have to repay more than the amount of the basic grant, supplementary grant and student travel product that you received in that year.

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