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Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Environment and Sustainable Development

Non Contributory Benefits

Non Contributory Benefits
 
 
ELIGIBILITY
(i) payable to every Mauritius citizen aged 60 or over
(ii) the person should have resided in Mauritius for an aggregate period of 12 years since attaining the age of 18
(iii) the residence qualification does not apply to a Mauritian citizen aged 70 or over
(iv) Non-citizens must have resided in Mauritius for at least 15 years in aggregate since attaining the age of 40, three of those fifteen years being immediately before the claim is made

AMOUNT PAYABLE
(i)
For a person aged 60 and below 90 years
Rs  5,810
(ii)
For a person aged 90 years and below 100 years
Rs 15,810
(iii)
For a person aged 100 years and above
RS 20,810

DOCUMENTS TO BE PRODUCED
(i)  Birth Certificate
(ii) National Identity Card
(iii) Marriage Certificate (for married women)
(iv) Bank Account Number ( on which pension is to be paid) and Name of Bank

APPLICATION
Application forms may be obtained or a claim may be registered at the local office nearest the applicant's locality.

Download application form for Retirement Pension
 
ELIGIBILITY
(i) payable to widows under the age of 60
(ii) these persons should have been civilly or religiously married
(iii) a non-citizen widow must have resided in Mauritius for at least 5 years
in aggregate in the ten years
preceding the claim, one of those five years being immediately before the claim.

AMOUNT PAYABLE
Rs 5,810 per month

DOCUMENTS TO BE PRODUCED
(i) Birth Certificate
(ii) National Identity Card
(iii) Marriage Certificate
(iv) Death Certificate of Spouse
(v) Bank Account Number and Name of Bank

APPLICATION
Application forms may be obtained or a claim may be registered at the local office nearest the applicant's locality.

Download application form for Widows Pension
NOTE: Payment of the pension ceases on remarriage
 
ELIGIBILITY
(i) between 15 to 60 years
(ii) certified by a Medical Board to be incapacitated to a degree of at least 60
per cent and for a period of at least 12 months
(iii) a residence qualification applies to an invalid person who is a non-citizen

AMOUNT PAYABLE
Rs 5,810 per month

DOCUMENTS TO BE PRODUCED
(i)   Birth Certificate
(ii)  National Identity Card
(iii) Medical Certificate/Report, if any
(iv) Bank Account Number and Name of Bank
(v) One photo for bus pass
APPLICATION
Application forms may be obtained or a claim may be registered at the local office nearest the applicant'slocality.

Download application form for Invalid Pension
 
ELIGIBILITY
(i) Child under 15 years and not in full time education -
AMOUNT PAYABLE
Rs 3,310 per month

(ii) Child in full time education - 3 years end up to 20 years-

AMOUNT PAYABLE
Rs 4,810 per month

(ii) parents' death certificate
(iii) for a non-citizen one of the parents should have resided in Mauritius for at least five years in
aggregate in the ten years preceding the claim, one of those five years being immediately before the claim.


DOCUMENTS TO BE PRODUCED

(i) Birth Certificate
(ii) Death Certificate of parents
APPLICATION
Application forms may be obtained or a claim may be registered at the local office nearest the applicant's locality.
 
ELIGIBILITY
(i) payable to the person looking after an orphan
(ii) if the guardian is a non-citizen, he should have resided in Mauritius for at least five years in aggregate in the ten years preceding the claim, one of those five years being immediately before the date of the claim.

AMOUNT PAYABLE
Rs 1,000 per month

Note
: Only one allowance is payable even if the number of orphans under the care of a person is more than one.
DOCUMENTS TO BE PRODUCED
(i) Birth Certificate
(ii) National Identity Card
APPLICATION
Application forms may be obtained or a claim may be registered at the local office nearest the applicant's locality.
 
ELIGIBILITY
(a) payable to the children of beneficiary of a Basic Widow's Pension or
Basic Invalid's Pension
(b) the child should be under the age of 15 (or 20 if in full-time education)
(c) payable in respect of not more than 3 children

AMOUNT PAYABLE
For a child under the age of 10 Rs 1,400 per month
For a child aged 10 and over    Rs 1,500 per month
Payment of the allowance continues for the benefit of the children even after remarriage of the widow. However she would not be eligible for the Widow's Pension.

DOCUMENTS TO BE PRODUCED
(i) Birth Certificate
(ii) Attendance certificate from colleges
APPLICATION
Application forms may be obtained or a claim may be registered at the local office nearest the applicant's locality.
Download application form for Widows Pension and Child's Allowance

Download application form for Invalids Pension and Child's Allowance
 
ELIGIBILITY
Payable to the inmates of Government Subsidized Institutions on condition that they would have been entitled to a basic pension before their admission in such institutions.

AMOUNT PAYABLE
Rs 759 per month

DOCUMENTS TO BE PRODUCED
(i) Birth Certificate
(ii) National Identity Card
(iii) Pensions Identity Card, if any

APPLICATION
Application forms may be obtained or a claim may be registered at the local office nearest the applicant's locality.
 
ELIGIBILITY
Beneficiaries of BRP who is disabled to an extent of not less than 60% and who needs the constant care and attention of another person.

AMOUNT PAYABLE
Benefit of Rs 3,000 (in addition to the BRP)

DOCUMENTS TO BE PRODUCED
(i) Pensions Card
(ii) Birth Certificate
(iii) National Identity Card
(iv) Marriage Certificate
(v) Medical Evidence
(vi) Proxy's National Identity Card
APPLICATION
Application forms may be obtained or a claim may be registered at the local office nearest the applicant's locality.
 
Carer's Allowance for beneficiaries of Invalid Basic Pension
ELIGIBILITY
Beneficiaries of invalid basic Pension who need the constant care and attention of another person.
AMOUNT PAYABLE
Rs 2,500 per month

DOCUMENTS TO BE PRODUCED
(i) Pensions Card
(ii) Birth Certificate
(iii) National Identity Card
(iv) Medical Evidence
(v) Proxy's National Identity Card
APPLICATION
Application forms may be obtained or a claim may be registered at the local office nearest the applicant's locality.
 
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