The first steps

Have you just arrived in the Netherlands? Then you need to apply for health insurance. What exactly are the rules? Read more about the steps that you need to follow.

Health insurance at Independer: how does it work?

Independer guarantees that you will find the best and cheapest health insurance for your specific needs, quickly and efficiently. After answering a few questions, you will immediately see the three best deals selected for you. You can then take out insurance directly online, which will mean you are insured immediately. Often, we also give an extra discount. In this way, you can easily find the cheapest health insurance. 

Do you prefer to shop around? You can also look at all the other health insurance policies as well, or compare a number of insurance policies. You can view the policy conditions online, and sign up for a health insurance policy right away. Your current health insurance will be terminated automatically and you don't have to do anything yourself for this. Within 10 minutes you will be properly insured and have saved a lot of time and money.

Dutch health care system

How does the Dutch healthcare system work? Where can you buy and cancel health insurance? What do you need to know about costs and coverage? Read all about it on the page about the Dutch healthcare system.

Visiting a doctor, hospital or dentist

Do you need to go to the general practitioner (GP), dentist or hospital? Then it is useful to know how healthcare works in the Netherlands. Do you need insurance? Do you have to pay in advance? What do you need to bring with you? You can read more on the following pages:


The premium of your health insurance changes every year. Read more about premium health insurance.

- Sharon Gerritsen - Expert zorgverzekeringen

Call us

If you have any questions about the Dutch health insurance. Do you require help in English? Just call us! We'd love to help you find the best insurance. 

Our phone number is 035-626 55 44.