Applications for the 500 plus benefit are being submitted. Submission of the application by the end of April guarantees the continuity of its payments – reminded the Minister of Family and Social Policy Marlena Maląg.
From February 1, ZUS accepts applications for the Family benefit 500 plus for the new benefit period, which lasts from 1 June 2023 to 31 May 2024. The childcare benefit is payable to each child up to the age of 18, regardless of their income.
500 plus – deadline for submitting an application
Family Minister Marlena Maląg reminded in an interview with pap.pl that submitting an application for 500 plus by the end of April will guarantee the continuity of payment of the benefit. If the application is submitted after this deadline Social Security will pay the compensation within two months of submitting the application.
– If we submit the application in later months, ZUS will pay (the benefit) within two months – said Minister Maląg.
“Today, applications have been submitted for around 5.5 million children, and each month the benefit is claimed by 7 million children,” she said.
Applications for the benefit are submitted only electronically. This can be done in several ways – through the mZUS mobile application for smartphones and tablets, the ZUS Electronic Services Platform, the Emp@tia portal or your electronic banking.
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