Welcome to KidsLife! What would you like to apply for?

Apply for Starting Amount or Maternity Fee

About to become a mum or dad or co-parent? Every child is entitled to the Maternity Fee or Starting Amount upon birth or during pregnancy. You can apply for this childbirth allowance right from the very onset of your pregnancy.

Apply for Starting Amount online

Download the “Starting Amount Application” form


I want to switch to KidsLife

Are you currently receiving your Growth Package or Child Benefit payments from another provider, but would like to switch to KidsLife? You can do so quickly and easily online! We will make all the necessary arrangements for the prompt payment of your Child Benefit and Growth Package. We will also check that you’re receiving all the allowances to which you’re entitled. That way you don't miss out on any benefits!

Switch to KidsLife online

Download the “I want to switch to KidsLife” form


Apply for Child Benefit or Growth Package

Claiming child benefit is fast and easy online at KidsLife. You can also apply online if you live or work abroad.

Apply for Child Benefit online

Download the “Child Benefit application” form


Apply for Childcare Allowance

Does your child attend a Dutch-language childcare facility in Flanders or Brussels for which you are exempt from payment based on parental income? Then apply for Childcare Allowance here.

Live in Flanders? You need not submit an application. You will automatically receive this allowance if you’re entitled to it.

Apply for Childcare Allowance online

Download the “Childcare Allowance Application” form


Apply for Toddler Allowance

Is your child about to turn 3 or 4 years of age and do they attend a Dutch-language pre-school in Flanders of Brussels? Then apply for Toddler Allowance here

Live in Flanders? You need not submit an application. You will automatically receive this allowance.

Apply for Toddler Allowance online

Download the “Toddler Allowance Application” form


Apply for Study Allowance

Don’t live in Flanders and your child attends a school that’s recognised by the Flemish Community? Then apply for your Study Allowance here

Live in Flanders? You need not submit an application. You will automatically receive this allowance if you’re entitled to it.

Apply for Study Allowance online

Download the “Study Allowance Application” form