Procedure How to apply for family dependency allowances

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Service des Prestations Médicales de l'État

19, Avenue des Castelans
Stade Louis II - Entrée C
BP 679
98014 MONACO CEDEX

State Medical Benefits Office :
(+377) 98 98 81 39

Fax : (+377) 98 98 41 67

Opening Hours : Public opening: from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday - By phone: from 8.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

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Service des Prestations Médicales de l'État

19, Avenue des Castelans
Stade Louis II - Entrée C
BP 679
98014 MONACO CEDEX

Opening Hours : Public opening: from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday - By phone: from 8.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

Phone : (+377) 98 98 81 39

Fax : (+377) 98 98 41 67

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Following recent changes in the legal texts in force, the application of each beneficiary must be updated. The forms must be completed and returned to the State Medical Benefits Office (SPME) by 31 December 2018 at the latest, so that the changes can be applied as from 1 January 2019.

PLEASE NOTE: The payment of dependency allowances may be suspended if the file is not updated.

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Principle and conditions

Any civil servant, other Government and Commune officials who is responsible for one or more children is entitled to family benefits under the following cumulative conditions:

  • Be resident in Monaco or France
  • Have completed a minimum monthly period of actual activity
  • Be a beneficiary (head of household)
  • In addition, not in receipt of similar benefits for these children

See Sovereign Ordinance No. 7.155 of 10 October 2018 on the granting of dependency allowances to civil servant, other Government and Commune officials.

Beneficiary (head of household) and recipient

A mother who is a civil servant or other Government or Commune officials and resident in Monaco

Beneficiary (head of household)

The beneficiary is the natural person who is entitled to dependency allowances.

   - Where the father and mother are married or living together as a couple, the mother or the father may be designated by mutual agreement as the beneficiary.

   - In the event of separation of the father and mother, the beneficiary is the person with whom the child's habitual residence has been established.

   - In the event of the child residing alternately at the domicile of each parent, in accordance with the Act no. 1.450 of 4 July 2017 on alternate residence, the mother or father may be designated by mutual agreement as the beneficiary and half the family allowances shall be paid to each of them, unless otherwise agreed (judicially or amicably).

 

The definitive choice of beneficiary is final and can only be called into question in the event of a change in the family situation (such as separation or a change in professional status or place of residence).

The recipient 

The recipient is the person to whom these allowances are paid for children from the current union.

   - When the beneficiary is the father or mother and he or she is married or living as a married couple with the other parent, one may be designated by mutual agreement as the recipient. In the absence of a written designation, the recipient is the mother.

   - In the event of the separation of the father and mother and when the child resides alternately at the residence of each of them, as provided for under the Act no. 1.450 of 4 July 2017 on alternate residence, the father and mother are shall each receive half of the family allowances, unless otherwise agreed (judicially or amicably).

   - In other cases, the recipient is the beneficiary.

 

The amounts of family benefits are fixed annually by Ministerial Decree.

Other case

Beneficiary (head of household)

The beneficiary is the natural person who is entitled to dependency allowances.

   - Where the father and mother are married or living together as a couple, the beneficiary is the father.

   - In the event of separation of the father and mother, the beneficiary is the person with whom the child's habitual residence has been established.

   - In the event of the child residing alternately at the domicile of each parent, in accordance with the Act no. 1.450 of 4 July 2017 on alternate residence, the beneficiary is the father and half the family allowances shall be paid to each of them, unless otherwise agreed (judicially or amicably).

 

The recipient 

The recipient is the person to whom these allowances are paid for children from the current union.

   - When the beneficiary is the father or mother and he or she is married or living as a married couple with the other parent, one may be designated by mutual agreement as the recipient.  In the absence of a written designation, the recipient is the mother.

   - In the event of the separation of the father and mother and when the child resides alternately at the residence of each of them, as provided for under the Act no. 1.450 of 4 July 2017 on alternate residence, the father and mother are shall each receive half of the family allowances, unless otherwise agreed (judicially or amicably).

   - In other cases, the recipient is the beneficiary.

 

The amounts of family benefits are fixed annually by Ministerial Decree.

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Obtaining the forms

To get these forms, download them here or collect them from the State Medical Benefits Office.

Download file Formulaire A concernant l’allocataire  (369-0015_01-2019) Formulaire A concernant l’allocataire (369-0015_01-2019) (French only)

Download as many appendices as necessary, as appropriate (French only):

Download file Formulaire B concernant les enfants issus de l’union actuelle  (369-0016_01-2018) Formulaire B concernant les enfants issus de l’union actuelle (369-0016_01-2018)

Download file Formulaire C concernant les enfants issus d’une précédente union  (369-0017_01-2018) Formulaire C concernant les enfants issus d’une précédente union (369-0017_01-2018)

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Collating the documents

In the event of a change in status of the beneficiary or recipient in comparison with the information you previously provided to the SPME, please attach the following documents:

  • Marriage: a copy of the marriage certificate or family record booklet
  • Living in a conjugal relationship: a declaration of living together/marital life
  • Divorce or separation: a copy of the divorce ruling or proof of separation
  • Birth: a birth certificate
  • Monegasque nationality: certificate of nationality
  • Change of recipient: a bank account details

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Sending off the application to the State Medical Benefits Office

You can either:

  • Submit the form, duly completed and signed, with the documents to be provided, to the State Medical Benefits Office, from 9.30 am to 5 pm. No appointment necessary
  • Send it by post to the State Medical Benefits Office

 

Last update: 02/05/2019

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