At some point in our lives we may well need to depend on social security benefits. These are available for nationals living in their own country who meet the relevant requirements; but you also have a right to claim if you are from one EU country and are living in another. Read on to find out when you can claim, what you are entitled to and how you can apply.
Maternity and paternity benefits
Sickness cash benefits
Benefits in respect of accidents at work and occupational diseases
Old-age and survivors
Old-age pensions and benefits
Guaranteed minimum resources
Any insurance periods you have completed in other Member States will also be taken into account.