Leprosy Assistance


Any head of household, who suffers from Leprosy or Hansens Disease, or who has a member in his/her household suffering from one of these diseases, can be entitled to Leprosy Assistance.


It is to be shown to the satisfaction of the Director that the patient suffers from Leprosy.


In order to apply for this Benefit, a person must fill in the prescribed application form (201), which can be obtained from the Department of Social Security or from any local District Social Security Office. Once completed, the form must be returned to the same office.

Documents Required

Photocopy of I.D card of patient

Back office process

Once an application is received, it is verified in order to ensure that all eligibility criteria are fulfilled.  

Payment Dates

To check when is your next payment please visit this page by clicking here.

How to apply?

You can also call at any Social Security Office (view list here) and apply there.

Alternatively, you can download a copy of the form by visiting our  Application Form page.