COVID-19 - Parent Benefit

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This application may be filled by parents employed in the private sector of Malta, with children under 16 years of age, who are not able to work from home, and who due to the impact of COVID-19, after 8th March 2020 cannot go to work to take care of their children. (Does not include employees, working with private companies, and who work or provide an essential service in a Government department or entity).

Parents’ Details

Parent who cannot go to work to take care of Children

Spouse / Partner

The details requested are those of the other person forming part of this family unit

Contact Details

Additional Information

Bank Account Details

Benefit shall be deposited in a Savings or Current Account, but not in a Loan Account. The indicated account must be in the name of the beneficiary. The bank account details provided will also be used for all benefits that you may be currently receiving.

Declaration Form

To report changes in circumstances, including if you start receiving your salary from your employer, or for the submission of additional documentation, kindly send an email on

To receive a copy of the application, type your email address below

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      Department of Social Security
      38, Ordnance Street
      Valletta VLT 1021
 Contact Numbers
      Freephone 153

      International Calls
      +356 21255153*
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