Child benefit amounts until 2020: the old system
The amounts of the Brussels' old child benefit system apply to all children that have their official adres in Brussels and were born before the 1st of January 2020.
What does the total amount in the new system consist of?
Your child is entitled to following amounts (valid since November 2023):
A monthly amount for each child
Second child: €211,85/month
All following children: €316,31/month per child
The basic amount increases when your child reaches the ages of 6, 12 or 18: from
+ €19,95 up to + €77,28
If orphan of one or both parents: €439,84/month per child
Calculate the amount of your child benefits in a few steps. Start with 1 child. You can add other children later.
The child benefits are calculated on the basis of your child's date of birth and the address where your child lives.
Annual age supplement
3 - 5 years old: + €23,90/year per child if they attend preschool
6 - 11 years old: + €35,85/year per child
12 - 24 years old: + €59,76/year per child or from 18 years old + €95,61/year per child if they attend higher education
Tailored to your family
According to your annual gros family income
First child: + €58,28/month (or + €125,40/month if on health insurance for an extended period of time)
Second child: + €36,13/month
All following children: + €6,34/month per child (or + €29,13/month per child if single parent family)
Tailored to your child
For children in foster care
Flemish supplements to which you also might be entitled
For children who go to a Dutch day care center whose prices are not related to family income
For children of ages 3 and 4 who attend a kindergarten in a Dutch speaking school
+ €143,53 in 2024
For children who attend class in a Dutch speaking school
For children with a disability of at least 12 points