What if you are unemployed as an artist?

Are you entitled to benefit?

To be entitled to benefit, you must satisfy a number of conditions. These vary according to whether you have worked, were a student or have already built up rights to benefit.

Find out more about your right to benefit

How much is the benefit?

Can you combine an income from an artistic activity with unemployment benefit?

Whether that is possible, what you have to do and what special benefits the NEO grants to artists depends on your status when you receive this income.

Find out whether you can combine an artistic income with unemployment benefit and what benefits the NEO grants to artists.