Subsidy for Dutch Language Training

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Do you invest in the Dutch language skills of your employees? You can submit an application for the government program Tel Mee Met Taal between January 1 and February 29, 2024. This subsidy offers the opportunity to receive a maximum of €125,000 for Dutch language training (Dutch in the workplace and Dutch for Expats) in the form of a contribution of up to €1,005 per participant (maximum co-financing percentage 67% of the costs). Applying is easy.

In 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023, our clients received more than € 100,000 in subsidies for TMMT programs. €3.35 million has been made available for the period from January 2024. If the subsidy budget is exceeded, a draw will take place among the applications.

Main conditions

  • The TMMT subsidy is exclusively intended for employees who speak or write little or no Dutch, regardless of whether they are poorly or highly educated.
  • Employees live in the Netherlands and are employed by the employer.
  • You do not use any other subsidy or other financial contribution from the minister or one or more other administrative bodies.
  • You work with a recognized trainer (The Square Mile) and develop an Activity Plan together. This consists of a description of the nature, scope, duration and method of implementation of the training program or training programs.
  • The trainer uses a validated instrument to determine the participant's starting level (this starting level must be lower than B1 level according to the CEFR European Framework of Reference). The trainer also uses a measuring instrument to map the outcomes of the training.
  • The training program consists of at least 30 physical or digital contact hours or a combination of physical and digital contact hours.
  • The eligible costs per training course do not exceed € 1,500 per employee.

Step-by-step plan for submitting an application

  1. Prepare in time so that your application can be sent on time. The Square Mile is happy to assist you with this, so please contact us as soon as possible.
  2. You discuss your wishes with The Square Mile. Together we draw up an Activities Plan.
  3. You check the Activities Plan and are responsible for meeting the conditions for employers, see
  4. The Activities Plan has been drawn up in such a way that it makes optimal use of the possibilities that TMMT offers and also fits seamlessly with the application form.
  5. You complete the application form on the site no later than February 29, 2024 (available from January 1, 2024).

Administrative obligations

You maintain a clear, auditable and efficient administration, which is designed in such a way that the desired information can be derived from it at all times.

Justify subsidies

Have you received a subsidy? Then you must justify this afterwards. This means that you show that all activities have been carried out and that you have met all obligations. Click here for more information about this.

For more information, please contact The Square Mile (Richard or Irene) on 071-5323356.