Government Order for bank withdrawal (overheidsvordering)

Commonly asked questions about the Government Order (overheidsvordering) procedure for payment recovery.

What is a Government Order (overheidsvordering)?

An overheidsvordering is an order issued by the state for the collection of an overdue payment by direct withdrawal from the person’s bank account (without the account holder’s authorisation being required). Upon serving of the order by an enforcement agent, the amount due may legally be immediately deducted from your bank account.

The RBG has withdrawn money from my bank account without my authorisation – is that legal?
When will the RBG resort to serving a Government Order (overheidsvordering)?
What can a person do to avoid being served with a Government Order (overheidsvordering)?
From which bank account will the Government Order withdraw the amount due?
Is a Government Order allowed if I have a negative balance on my bank account?
What are the terms and conditions for issue of a Government Order?
The RBG has withdrawn money from my bank account through a Government Order (overheidsvordering). Can I reverse this transaction?
The RBG has withdrawn money from my bank account through a Government Order (overheidsvordering). Can I still get exemption?
The RBG has withdrawn money from my bank account through a Government Order (overheidsvordering). Can I still make a payment arrangement?
The RBG has withdrawn money from my bank account through a Government Order (overheidsvordering). Why was the non-garnishable limit not respected?
What is the difference between a bank order (bankvordering) and a Government Order (overheidsvordering)?