School Stuff Pass

With the School Supplies Pass you buy school supplies for the children. For example notebooks, pens, calculator, a diary or gym clothes. The School Supplies Pass is for school-age children aged 4 to 18 from families with a minimum income. They must be in elementary school, secondary school or MBO.

Frequently asked questions about the school supplies pass

If your application is approved, you will receive the school supplies pass in the mail. 

You can apply for the school supplies pass from January 1 through June 30. You will receive the pass by mail in mid-July.

A school supplies pass allows you to purchase school supplies for your child(ren) at participating stores. You can only buy school supplies such as pens, agenda, pencil case, notebooks, calculator (graphic), dictionaries, etc. with the school supplies pass. You can also buy your child's gym clothes here.

Items not covered by school supplies cannot be purchased with the school supplies pass. These will be refused at checkout.

  • You and your children live in one of the Park City municipalities;
  • You have school-age children between the ages of 4 and 18;
  • Your children are in primary , secondary or vocational schools;
  • Your disposable income does not exceed a certain maximum. For more information, please refer to our fee schedule. You can find it on our website

You can apply for a School Supplies Pass between Jan. 1 and June 30.

No, you can't. We only issue a school stuff pass once. So be economical with the school stuff pass!

School stuff pass is valid from July to December 31 . After this date, pass is blocked. So make sure the school supplies are purchased before December 31 and the balance is used up. The balance remaining goes back to Leergeld Parkstad.

  • For a child in elementary school, the amount is €80,
  • For a student in secondary school and at MBO, the amount is €150.

No, you do not have to spend the full amount at a store at once. You can spend the amount in parts. For example, you can buy exercise books, pens and a diary at Bruna on one day and use the remaining amount at another time at, for example, Hema.

If you click on participating stores, you will find a list of all participating stores where you can buy school supplies.

Yes, that is only possible at At the other stores you can only pick up the items at the store.

The School Supplies Pass that was sent to your home by mail cannot be used immediately upon receipt. You must first activate the pass yourself through before you can use the pass at participating stores.

Go to: and in the boxes on the screen, first enter your son or daughter's date of birth. Then the full 19-digit number found under the barcode on the back of the pass. Everything entered correctly? Then click on Activate!

Note: If activation of the pass is still unsuccessful after 3 attempts, the School Stuff Pass is automatically blocked. In this case, please send an e-mail message with the child's name and the number of the School Stuff Pass to Then we will activate the pass.

Using the Saldocheck link, you can check how much money is (still) on the card by entering the card number.