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Refunds

If your OV-chipkaart is lost, stolen or damaged, or your train is delayed, you can request a refund. But there are also other situations in which you may be eligible for a refund. We would be happy to provide you with more information on how to request a refund.

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Refunds for delays

Have you experienced a delay during a national train journey with NS? You can submit a request for a refund for delays of 30 minutes or more.

Refunds when you forget your season ticket

Do you have an NS season ticket, but you forgot to bring your OV-chipkaart to the station with you? No problem! Just make sure that you have a valid ticket for your journey, and then you can request a refund for the cost of travelling with NS.

Refunds for loss or theft

If your OV-chipkaart or NS-Business Card with a season ticket is lost or stolen, then you can request a replacement card. If you need your season ticket, but your replacement card has not yet arrived, you can request temporary travel via Mijn NS or NS Customer Service. Temporary tickets are not available with the NS-Business Card. Read below for more information about how to claim travel expenses.

Refunds for travel on international trains

If you experience a delay on an international route, you may request a refund. Simply fill in the online request form 'Refund for delays'.

Requesting an OV-verklaring

Do you pay for your travel to work? Ask the Belastingdienst for travel deductions with an OV-verklaring or a travel declaration. Please note: as of 2016 you no longer have to request an OV-verklaring. NS sends your season ticket data for both monthly and annual season tickets directly to the Belastingsdienst.