Vocational rehabilitation and maintenance allowance for widows and widowers

The National Insurance Institue provides assistance in vocational rehabilitation, including counseling, occupational test, vocational training and accompanying job placement for widowers and widows, who are known by the NII's Survivors Division, or whose spouse has died due to a work accident, and who meet the following conditions:

  • She has no profession or is unable to support herself with her current profession.
  • She requires vocational retraining as a result of being widowed.
  • She is not entitled to vocational training under any other law.
  • The Rehabilitation Officer believes that she is suitable for vocational training taking into account her level of education, health, and physical fitness.