Nursing supplementary allowance

Nursing supplementary allowance

The nursing supplementary allowance is granted to a person entitled to a pension when he/she is completely incapable of work and of independent existence, or has reached the age of 75 years.

The right to the nursing supplementary allowance is confirmed by a certificate of total incapacity for work and incapability of independent existence issued by ZUS certifying doctor or ZUS medical board. The right to the nursing supplementary allowance – under the general rules – is also granted to persons entitled to the bridging pension and teachers’ compensatory benefit.

Persons who are over 75 years of age are granted the nursing supplementary allowance by ZUS ex officio. This benefit is paid by ZUS. It is financed from the Social Insurance Fund and from the state budget. As from 1 March 2022, the nursing supplementary allowance has been fixed at PLN 256.44 per month.

Legal status as of 2022