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Child benefit amounts for children born before 2020

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

Your child was born from 2020 onwards?

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

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

Basic amount
A monthly fixed amount for each child
First child: €114,49/month
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
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 - 5 years: + €25,37 or + €35,01 (if right to social supplement/year per child)
6 - 11 years: + €54,54 or + €74,30 (if right to social supplement/year per child)
12 -17 years: + €76,06 or + €104,02 (if right to social supplement/year per child)
From 18 years: + €101,46 or + €140,03 (if right to social supplement/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

Tailored to your family

Social supplement
According to your annual gros family income
Annual family income ≤ €31.814,37:
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)
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

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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