Beneficiaries / Requirements
The non-contributory maternity benefit will be given to females employees or self-employed workers who, in the case of a birth, meet all the requirements for receiving the maternity benefit except the required contribution period.
In the event that workers are responsible for paying contributions, being up-to-date with Social Security contributions will be a fundamental requirement for the granting and payment of benefits.
For these purposes, the payment request mechanism provided for in |art. 28.2 of Decree 2530/1970, of 20 August will be applicable, irrespective of the Social Security scheme that the interested party was a part of when accessing the benefit or in which the interested party has gained entitlement.