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Child benefit amounts for children born from 2020 onwards

The amounts of the new Walloon child benefit system apply to all children that have their official adres in Wallonia and were born from the 1st of January 2020 onwards.

You're child was born before 2020?

What does the total amount in the new system consist of?

You're child is entitled to following amounts (valid since November 2023):

Maternity or adoption allowance 
One time allowance at the birth or adoption of a child
€1.314,61 per child  - One time allowance
In case of multiple births, you receive this amount per child
Apply for your maternity allowance
Basic amount
A monthly fixed amount for each child
0-17 years old: €185,24/month per child
If orphan of one parent (or child of an only parent):
+ €92,62/month per child
If orphan of both parents (or orphan of an only parent) :
€418,29/month per child

18-24 years old: €197,19/month per child
If orphan of one parent (or child of an only parent):
+ €98,60/month per child
If orphan of both parents (or orphan of an only parent): 
€418,29/month per child
More about the orphan supplement
If you meet certain conditions, you are also entitled to complementary amounts. Take a look at all of the supplements below. 

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.

For school

School bonus
Annual age supplement
0 - 4 years of age: + €23,90/year per child
5 - 10 years of age: + €35,85/year per child
11 - 16 years of age: + €59,76/year per child
from  17 years of age: + €95,61/year per child
More about the school bonus
Scholarship
In French speaking schools 
For secondary and higher education, you can apply for a scholarship with the "Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles".
More about the scholarship

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Social supplement
According to your annual gros family income
Annual family income  ≤ €31.814,37 in 2021 or BIC-statute (beneficiary of increased compensation):
+ €65,73/month per child

Possibly increased with following amounts:
3 or more children: + €41,83/month per child
Single parent family: + €23,90/month per child
Sick parent: + €11,95/month per child


Annual family income between €31.814,37 and
€51.340,00 in 2021:
+ €29,88/month per child

Possibly increased with following amounts:
3 or more children: + €23,90/month per child
Single parent family: + €11,95/month per child
More about the social supplement
Disabled person in the family
+ €77,68/month per child

Tailored to your child

Foster care supplement
For children in foster care
+ €76,82/month per child
More about the foster care supplement
Supplement for children with a condition or a handicap
Depending on de severity of the condition: from + €100,40 up to
+ €669,36/month
More about the supplement for children with a condition or a handicap

Flemish supplements to which you also might be entitled (for children attending a Dutch speaking school)

Kinderopvangtoeslag (day care supplement)
For children who go to a Dutch day care center whose prizes are not related to family income
+ €3,50/per child per day of attendance
More about the kinderopvangtoeslag
Kleutertoeslag (kindergarten supplement)
For children of ages 3 and 4 who attend a kindergarten in a Dutch speaking school
+ €140,72 in 2023
+ €143,53  in 2024
More about the kleutertoeslag
Schooltoeslag (school supplement)
For children who attend class in a Dutch speaking school
The amount depends on your family income, family composition and type of education.
More about the schooltoeslag

Exceptions

Did you come from abroad and do you have children born before the 1st of January 2020? Then you are entitled to the old Walloon amounts.

Children born before 2020 that regain their right after an interruption or children that are orphaned after 1 January 2020 keep the amounts of the old system.

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