Pensioners information

Payment dates 2024: we pay your pension every 22nd of the month

Does the 22nd fall on a weekend? Then we will pay your pension benefits on the Friday before that weekend. At MyStaplesPension you can see your personal pension information.


Going abroad during retirement

Are you moving abroad during your retirement? If so, nothing will change in your gross pension. However, there are a number of other things you need to be aware of.


We deduct a number of statutory contributions from your gross pension benefit. These include wage tax and health insurance contributions.

Retirement benefit


Each year, the board assesses whether the fund's financial position is good enough to adjust your pension to the rise in prices. The financial position of the pension fund is sufficient to partially index the pensions as of January 1, 2023. The pensions of all members will be increased by 8.3%.



Frequently Asked Questions

The AOW is a basic state pension for people who have reached their AOW pension age. If you live or work in the Netherlands, you will almost certainly be insured under the AOW scheme. AOW pension is paid by the SVB.


Plezier op het strand

What choices do you have in your pension plan?

Read here about the choices you can make when you retire. For example, the choice of first receiving a higher old-age pension for a few years and then a lower old-age pension.

Union retirees Pension fund Staples

The union was founded on the 3rd of January 2002 and has around 1000 members at this time.

Go to the VGB website to see what we can do for you when you retire or if you are soon going to retire.