Statutory Retirement Age

The statutory retirement age is reached when the Dutch state pension (AOW) age starts conform below AOW payment scheme. The AOW scheme is provided below.

Your date of birthAOW payment yearEligible age for AOW payment
Before 1 jan 1948201265
Between 31 dec 1947 and 1 dec 1948201365 + 1 months
Between 30 nov 1948 and 1 nov 1949201465 + 2 months
Between 31 oct 1949 and 1 okt 1950201565 + 3 months
Between 30 sept 1950 and 1 jul 1951201665 + 6 months
Between 30 jun 1951 and 1 apr 1952201765 + 9 months
Between 31 mar 1952 and 1 jan 1953201866
Between 31 dec 1952 and 1 sep 1953201966 + 4 months
Between 31 aug 1953 and 1 may 1954202066 + 8 months
Between 30 apr 1954 and 1 jan 1955202167 
Between 31 dec 1954 and 1 oct 1955202267 + 3 months
Between 31 sep 1955 and 1 oct 1956202367 + 3 months


In the year you reach the state pension retirement age (AOW), your income situation changes. These will impact the following:

  • Applicable tax rates;
  • Levy rebates;
  • Payroll taxes on AOW, private pension or annuity;
  • Preliminary income tax assessment;
  • Specific health care expenses;
  • Life course saving scheme;

Levy rebates after state pension retirement age;

When you reach the state pension retirement age, you levy rebates are affected:
  • a lower generic levy rebate
  • In the year you have no longer income from work, you loose the labor and income dependent combination levy rebate
  • You are eligible for the elderly levy rebate
  • You may be eligible for single elderly levy rebate
  • If you continue to work into the state pension retirement age, than you remain eligible for labor and income dependent combination levy rebate.
  • Payroll taxes over your state pension (AOW)

    

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