About this initiative


A European Social Security Number (ESSN) and Insurance Status Verifier will:
• facilitate the identification of persons across borders for the purposes of social security coordination and;
• ensure the quick and accurate verification of their social security insurance coverage status

Employment and social affairs
Type of act
Proposal for a regulation


Feedback: closed

Inception impact assessment
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Feedback period
30 November 2017 - 28 December 2017 (midnight Brussels time)
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Feedback (6)

  • EuroHealthNet (Belgium)
    21 December 2017 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    EuroHealthNet (Belgium)

    This feedback considers the potential impact the proposal may have towards tackling health inequalities as a central objective for the EU and its public health competences. Health inequalities reduce people’s ability to contribute to society, undermine economic growth and prosperity, and increase health and social care expenditure. ▶ IMPACT ON HEALTH INEQUALITIES A potential European Social Security Number (ESSN) can play an important role in...

  • Olga Maciejewicz (Poland)
    13 December 2017 EU citizen
    Olga Maciejewicz (Poland)

    As we know the quality of social services and earnings in different countries are highly unequal so I hope that the financial contributions will be so as well.

  • Jukka S. RANNILA (Finland)
    7 December 2017 EU citizen
    Jukka S. RANNILA (Finland)

    Hi, I attaced the PDF file of my opinion here. With kind regards, Jukka S. Rannila

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Planned for
First quarter 2018

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