News release

The new pension rules explained on

25 August 2022

Earlier we told you that the government will come up with new rules for your pension. What exactly this means for your pension is still unknown. To keep you well informed the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment has today launched a website. On you can read all about the new pension rules.

Our society has changed a great deal in recent years. People live for longer and are less likely to work for one employer their whole lives. The pension system must adapt itself to this. That is why the government, together with employers and trade unions, has concluded a pension agreement with new rules for pensions and AOW (state retirement pension).

To make it clear to everyone what the new pension rules entail, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment has launched the website On this website, you can read among other things what the new rules mean for you and why new rules are necessary.

We will keep you informed

If the Senate and the House of Representatives agree, the new rules will take effect on January 1, 2023. After that, a lot still needs to be worked out and it will take a few years before the new rules have been translated into a new pension plan for you. In the meantime, you can read the latest information about the new pension rules and your pension plan on our website and in the newsletters.