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Procedure for the economic benefit for multiple birth or adoption

Below are details of the general procedure

What is the financial benefit for multiple birth or adoption?

This is a single-payment, non-contributory family benefit that is granted for the birth or adoption of two or more children through multiple births or adoptions.

What formalities are necessary?

Applicants must submit:

  • The appropriate application form.
  • The required documentation to prove their identity and the determining circumstances to receive the benefit.

Where is it processed?

The application and the required documentation can be submitted through the Social Security electronic office (, by ordinary mail or at a Social Security Assistance and Information Centre (CAISS).

The National Social Security Institute (INSS) is responsible for granting the right to the economic benefit.

What is the deadline for applying for the  benefit?

It can be applied for as of the day following the multiple birth or adoption.

The right to be granted this benefit will expire five years from the day following the birth or adoption of the child.

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