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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.

Child benefit
Maternity benefits

Long-term social care

Benefits for employment accidents and occupational diseases
Sickness benefit
Incapacity pension
Incapacity benefits

Pension and survivor
Old-age pension
Survivors' benefits – widow's/widower's pension, orphan's benefit and funeral grant

Guaranteed minimum income benefit
Social pension
Household allowance for pensioners on low incomes

Unemployment benefit

Previous coverage abroad can count
Aggregation of insured time

What is a habitual resident
Habitual residence