Blog: Do you know how much pension you will receive?

17 December 2020 | Blog

The day you retire may be many years ahead of you. Nevertheless, it is good to regularly check your pension. Will you get enough pension to enjoy it? Or what does early retirement mean? With the new Pension Checker app you will immediately receive answers to these questions. Checking your pension has never been easier.

Have you been divorced, have you started working more or less days, or have you lived abroad for a longer period of time? This affects your pension. See how you are doing with the new Pension Checker app. You will get insight into your income later.

Download the app (only available in Dutch). The Heineken pension planner ‘’Opkoers’’ is available in English. For more information, see the last paragraph of this blog.

How does the Pension Checker app work?

  1. Log in with your DigiD.
  2. You can see your net monthly amount of your state pension (AOW) and employee’s pension.
  3. Find out what early retirement means to you. Click on the icon “Stop earlier (Eerder Stoppen)?”
  4. Find out what extra savings will bring you. Click on the icon “Increase (Verhogen)”?
  5. The Pension Checker app is an initiative of the pension sector. Anyone who accrues pension in the Netherlands can use the app for free. The Pension Checker will not receive money from your data.

For more information about the app, the following website can be consulted: (only available in Dutch).

Pension planner of the HPF

Would you like detailed information about your pension at the Heineken Pension Fund? Then view our pension planner “OpKoers”. The pension planner helps you plan your pension and gives you insight into your financial situation. You first determine how much pension you need based on the expected expenses after your retirement. Then you see how much pension you actually have. You can also make choices with your Heineken pension. You immediately see the consequences for your pension with the various choices!

You have the option to plan only your Heineken pension (your Heineken pension is already been entered) or to upload all your pension data through You can also add the other details such as your monthly expenses, your savings/investments and any annuities yourself.

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