Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion


(Updated 2018)

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.

Child benefit
Maternity/paternity benefits
Other family benefits

Benefits for caregivers
Long-term care benefits
Cash benefits (sick leave)
Benefits in kind (healthcare)

Disability benefits
Accidents at work and occupational diseases

Old-age and survivors
Social benefits in Croatia - Old-age pension
Survivor's pension

Social assistance
Social assistance
Services for people in need

Unemployment benefits

Moving abroad
Previous insurance also counts

Main residence
Habitual residence

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