Unemployment benefits following the Corona crisis - all information

The National Insurance Institute is concerned about your situation during this difficult time, due to the work stoppage caused by the novel coronavirus crisis.
On this site, we have compiled all information regarding your eligibility for unemployment benefits in accordance with your profession and our service channels.

Please note,

  • Information regarding the prolonged unemployment grant, click here.
  • Information regarding the return to work grant, click here.
  • We see to your continued entitlement ­– for the latest updates related to eligibility conditions and payment of the unemployment benefit, click here.
  • Those not eligible for unemployment benefit - are welcome to check their eligibility for income support.

What should I do after being laid off or sent on unpaid leave (before the age of 67)

First dismissals or unpaid leave

Return to work

Repeat dismissals or unpaid leave