Childbirth allowance

Childbirth allowance is a one-time state social benefit whose purpose is to cover the expenditures related to the security needs of a newborn.

Conditions for claiming the childbirth allowance are:

A person entitled to claim this allowance is:

Entitlement to childbirth allowance does not arise if:

The child's mother is also not entitled to the childbirth allowance if she:

The contribution amounts to EUR 829.86, for children born from the first to the fourth birth or EUR 151.37 for children born from the fifth and subsequent births. If more children are born simultaneously, the amount of the allowance is increased by EUR 75.69 for each child.

Entitlement may be applied for at the Office of Labour, Social Affairs and Family, the Department of State Social Benefits, competent for the place of permanent or temporary residence in Slovakia. The Office shall pay the benefits retroactively from the time in which the conditions for the declaration were met, up to 6 months.

The application form must be accompanied by: