What conditions must be met to receive 500 plus for seniors?
According to the” TVP Info “portal, the payment of the fourteenth pension will start in August. This is not the only supplement that seniors can count on. People with the lowest benefits can also count on the payment of “500 plus for seniors”. Importantly, not only the oldest Poles can receive these funds. What conditions must be met?
500 plus for a senior
The 500 plus benefit for seniors was introduced in 2019 and is dedicated to those who are unable to function independently. This means that the money can go not only to seniors, but also to younger adult Poles who meet the criteria provided by the legislator.
Everyone who is not able to live independently, and the total amount of their income does not exceed PLN 1,396.13 gross, can apply for “500 plus for seniors”. Importantly, even exceeding this amount does not take away the right to receive the benefit. The well-known rule of “gold for gold” applies here.
On the basis of this principle, in addition, although part-time, you can count those whose income does not exceed a total of PLN 1,896.13. To receive the benefit, you must submit an application. This can be done electronically (via PUE ZUS) or in one of the ZUS branches.
Application for 500 plus seniors
The application should be accompanied by:
a certificate of total incapacity to work and independent existence,
health certificate (issued no later than one month before submitting the application),
“medical documentation and other documents relevant to the issuance of a certificate of inability to independently existence “.
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