The benefit partner (toeslagpartner) is the person with whom you apply for a benefit, such as the healthcare benefit (zorgtoeslag) or the rent benefit (huurtoeslag). It’s not possible to have multiple benefit partners. Spouses or registered partners are automatically each other’s benefit partners. The concept of benefit partner is broader than the term partner. If you’re not married and there’s no registered partnership, you can still have a benefit partner. For instance, adult children, siblings, parents, and friends can also be your benefit partner.