949:SRV:CES:FDS_Quem

Who can Request the social unemployment benefit?

To the initial unemployment benefit are entitled the below listed individuals who meet the assignment conditions:

  • Workers resident on national territory, covered by the general social security scheme of dependent employment, who:
    • Had an employment contract and became unemployed or
    • Suspended the employment contract due to wage arrears.
    • Invalidity pensioners of the general social security scheme, deemed apt for work by an exam of invalidity’s review and currently unemployed
    • Workers of the customs sector
    • Basic and secondary education teachers
    • Former soldiers on a contract/volunteering regime
    • Domestic workers if their contributions were calculated based on the real wage
    • Undifferentiated agricultural workers, if their contributions were calculated based on the real wage.
    • To the social unemployment benefit subsequent to the unemployment benefit are entitled the individuals who finished the concession period of the unemployment benefit, remain unemployed and meet the assignment conditions.