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At some point in our lives we may well need to depend on social security benefits. Citizens who are living in their own country can claim benefits if they fulfil the relevant conditions, but you also have the right to claim these benefits if you are a citizen of one EU county but live in another. Read on to find out when you can claim, what you are entitled to and how you can apply.

Maternity and paternity
Child benefit
Support with caring for young children

Public Healthcare
Sickness allowance
Services and support for the elderly and people with disabilities
Support for carers
Reimbursements for the cost of medical treatment

Reduced working capacity
Disability benefits
Accidents at work and occupational diseases

Old-age pension
Disability pension
Family pension

Social assistance
Social assistance


The effect on benefits of living abroad
How living abroad affects benefits

Main residence
Principle place of residence

Moving to Finland
Social security for people moving to Finland


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