Request the social compensation for clinical risk during the pregnancy

It is a compensation assigned to the worker, during the pregnancy, aiming to replace the work income loss, in the case of clinical risk for the pregnant woman or unborn child (the child who is yet to be born), wihen not entitled to the compensation for clinical risk during the pregnancy.

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  • You need to request within six months from the first day of the impediment to work
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Who can Request the social compensation for clinical risk during the pregnancy?

Citizens covered by the mandatory social protection scheme or by the voluntary social insurance scheme, whose social protection scheme integrates the possibility of motherhood, fatherhood and adoption, when not entitled to the grant for clinical risk during the pregnancy and who meet the following conditions:

The Social Support Indexation, which in 2020 is 438,81€

  • Reside in Portugal or are similar to residents.
  • Exercise a professional activity.
  • Do not hold, as well as their household, movable heritage (bank deposits, shares, obligations, savings certificates, securities and securities units on collective investment institutions) on an amount higher than €105.341,40 (corresponds to 240 times the amount of the social supports indexation - IAS) to the date of the request.
  • Have a monthly income, per person, of the household equal or lower than 80% of the IAS (€351,05).

To know more details about the conditions of access to the compensation, consult the Social Security’s Portal

When can you Request the social compensation for clinical risk during the pregnancy?

Within six months from the first day of the impediment to work.

If you submit the request after this period, but still during the period in which you are entitled to receive the allowance, the days of delay won’t be paid.

How can you Request the social compensation for clinical risk during the pregnancy?

Online

At Direct Social Security.

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Submitting the Grant’s Request - Clinical risk during the pregnancy / Termination of preganncy / Specific risks, Model RP 5051-DGSS, and the documents indicated:

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