Social Support Benefits
Childbirth allowance is a one-time state social benefit whose purpose is to cover the expenditures related to the security needs of a newborn.
The condition for claiming the childbirth allowance is the birth of a child and permanent residence as well as current residence of the authorised person in the Slovak Republic. If the child was born in a country which is not a Member State of the EU/EEC, he may be entitled to the allowance if the authorised person had had public health insurance in the Slovak Republic for at least 12 consecutive calendar months before the child's birth.
The allowance for multiple children born at the same time is a type of state social benefit granted by the state once per year in order to cover increased costs arising as a result of due care for:
Child allowance is a repeated state social benefit, the purpose of which is to contribute to education and nutrition of a dependent child. A dependent child is defined as a child receiving compulsory education of up to 25 years of age, if enrolled in full-time studies at secondary school or university, or if due to an illness or injury, the child is unable to study or to engage in a profit-making activity.