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Malta

(Updated 2016)

Sometime in your life you may be in need of the support provided by social security benefits. If you are living in the country where you were born and satisfy the qualifying conditions, you will be entitled to receive support. But you also have the right to receive benefits if you are a national of any EU country and move to another part of the EU. The information below sets out when you are eligible for benefits, what you are entitled to and how to go about claiming it.


Family
Family Benefits
Maternity Benefits or Benefits for Maternity Leave

Health
Healthcare
Long-term care
Sickness Benefit Rates

Incapacity
Invalidity Pension (Pensjoni tal-Invalidità)
Benefit Claim for Injury at Work (Benefiċċju għall-Korriment), Disease/Medical Condition related to Work (Mard tax-Xogħol)

Old-age and survivors
Pension for Widows/Widowers and Survivors (Pensjonijiet lir-Romol u Superstiti)
Contributory Pension for Retirement (Pensjoni kontributorja tal- Irtirar)

Social assistance
Minimum Resources (Għajnuna Soċjali)

Unemployment
Unemployment Benefit (Benefiċċju għal Disimpieg)

Moving abroad
Benefits that apply even after a person moves from one country to another

Main residence
Habitual Residence