Appeal a Social Security Decision Application Form
You may appeal against the Social Security Director’s decision before the Social Security Umpire. Appeals may be lodged only on any question of law or a principle of importance emerging from the Director’s decision according to the Social Security Act. The appeal has to be lodged within 30 days of the day you have been i nformed of the decision.Launch Form in Maltese
Child in Care Benefit (Foster Care Service)
Any family, married couple, and single individuals (in particular cases only), irrespective of their age, class, race and religion, can become foster carers after undergoing training, followed by an assessment, and approval by the Fostering and Adoption Panel.Launch Form in MalteseLaunch Form in English
Child in Care Benefit (Residential Service)
Contributory Retirement Grant for Non-Pensioners
The Deficiency Contribution Bonus is applicable for persons insured in Malta for Social Security purposes who are aged between 62 and 74 and who do not have enough Social Security Contributions to qualify for a Contributory Pension.Launch Form in MalteseLaunch Form in English
Disabled Child Allowance
Any person that is certified to be suffering from some kind of physical and/or mental disability may be granted Disabled Child Allowance. This Allowance is over and above the Children’s Allowance.Launch Form in MalteseLaunch Form in English
Energy Benefit - Non-Contributory
Energy Benefit - Disabled Beneficiaries
Energy Benefit - Humanitarian Case
Energy Benefit is aimed to mitigate the effect of expenditure on water and electricity bills. This assistance will be awarded on humanitarian grounds, to a member of the family who has a medical condition that requires the excessive use of water and electricity.Launch Form in MalteseLaunch Form in English
Injury Benefit Application Form
A person, who suffers personal injury caused by accident arising out of or in the course of his/her employment or self-occupation, or has developed a disease, may be entitled to Injury Benefit/Industrial Disease. A person may apply for this benefit using this form. Once the form is submitted to the department, the application is passed on to a Medical Panel for professional review. Following the review, the applicant will be contacted and given the appropriate instructions.
Invalidity Pension Application Form
This application form is intended to persons who are certified as being incapable for suitable fulltime or regular part-time employment due to a serious disease or bodily or mental impairment which may entitle to an Invalidity Pension, subject to the relative contribution conditions. You may use this form to apply for an Invalidity Pension.
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Marriage Grant Application Form
You can make use of this form if you have received a notification letter from the Department of Social Security requesting you to provide the details necessary to start off your marriage grant assessment. This application form may also be used to apply for a Marriage Grant.
Maternity and Adoption Benefits Application Form
You can make use of this form if you would like to apply for Maternity and Adoption Benefits. This form covers the application for Maternity and Adoption Benefits as well as Maternity and Adoption Leave Benefits.
Maternity Leave Trust Claim Form
This form is intended to be used by employers that would like to claim a refund on paid maternity leave that has been used by an employee within their employ. Employers that have successfully submitted this form will receive a refund once payments are processed by the Department of Social Security.
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This webpage allows you to view personal information that is held by the Department of Social Security about yourself. This information includes personal details and information related to Social Security contributions, employment, medical certificates and benefit payment dates.
Request for Certification of Insurance/Employment periods in another EU Country (Form U1)
The U1 form certifies your periods of insurance and employment or self-employment in another EU country that will be taken into account for the award of unemployment benefits
Request for Entitlement to Remain Insured in Malta (Form A1)
The A1 form certifies which social security legislation applies to the holder of the form. It will generally be needed in situations where you, as an employed or self-employed person, have a connection through your employment or self-employment with more than one EU country. Under the EU rules a person is only subject to the legislation of one country at any one time. The A1 is issued by the country to whose legislation you are subject and confirms that you are not subject to the legislation of any other country you are connected with – in other words you will have no obligation to pay social security (including health insurance) contributions in the other countries. The A1 remains valid until the date of expiry, indicated at the form or until it is withdrawn by the issuing institution.
Retirement Pension Application Form
You can make use of this form if you have received a notification letter from the Department of Social Security requesting you to provide the details necessary to start off your retirement pension assessment. This application form may also be used to apply for a Retirement Pension.
Retrospective Payment of Social Security Contributions
Eligible applicants can pay back-dated Social Security Contributions which are missing from their respective contribution history, in such a way that they can either qualify for a contributory pension, or else enhance its current or potential payment rate.
Senior Citizen Grant
The Senior Citizen Grant is a onetime payment but paid every consecutive year. Payment is made to those elderly persons who have already reached their 75th birthday or on a pro-rata basis from the date of the 75th birthday up to the end of the current year.
Social Assistance and Unemployment Assistance Application Form
This benefit applies to heads of households that are incapable of working due to medical reasons or are unemployed and seeking employment and whose financial means fall below the treshold estalished by the Department of Social Security.Launch Form in MalteseLaunch Form in English
Social Security Number Application Form
Historically, your social security registration number is a number listed under the Social Security Act (Cap. 318) through which you pay social security contributions. The social security contributions paid will entitle you for the social security benefits provided under the Social Security Act (Cap. 318), subject to the entitlement conditions which exist for each type of benefit. You can find more information on the categories and amount of social security contributions employees and self-employed/occupied persons need to pay here.
Persons in possession of a permanent Maltese I.D. card will be automatically registered under the social security act once they have reached 16 years of age. Persons not in possession of a permanent Maltese I.D. card between the age of 16 and pension age need to apply for a social security registration number. This number is only issued once and is valid throughout the lifetime of the applicant.
Supplementary Allowance - Head of Household
The Supplementary Allowance is intended for persons that have low income and are not currently in receipt of Children’s Allowance. This allowance is intended to help the eligible persons bridge their income requirements. Launch Form in MalteseLaunch Form in English
Supplementary Allowance - Non Head of Household
The Supplementary Allowance is intended for persons that have low income and are not currently in receipt of Children’s Allowance. This allowance is intended to help the eligible persons bridge their income requirements.
Widow's Pension Application Form
You can make use of this form if you have received a notification letter from the Department of Social Security requesting you to provide the details necessary to start off your widow's pension assessment. This application form may also be used to apply for a Widow's Pension.