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Poland

(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
Parenthood

Health
Healthcare
Benefits for caregivers
Benefits for long-term care
Health cash benefits

Incapacity
Disability benefits
Accidents at work and occupational disease

Old-age and survivors
Retirement pensions
Benefits following the death of a relative

Social assistance
Social assistance benefits

Unemployment
Unemployment

Moving abroad
Adding contributions from abroad

Main residence
Place of residence