Much changes when your child moves to another type of education, also for child benefit. Until 31 August of the year in which your child turns 18, you are most certainly entitled to child benefit. As a rule, you are also entitled to child benefit until your child reaches the age of 25 if they continue to study. However, there are a few conditions if your child wants to earn some money while they are studying. The conditions that apply to your child depend on their type of education.