Procedure of registration of maternity benefits simplified in Kazakhstan

04 August 2016, 22:12

Kazakhstan  reduced package of documents required for the calculation of social payments for loss of income due to pregnancy and childbirth.

Thanks to the joint work of Health and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the State Corporation "Government for Citizens" in Kazakhstan  procedure of registration of maternity benefits was simplified.

Now, as reported by the MHSD of RK, when applying the women do not need to provide a certificate of income from work in the last 12 months. It is required to provide  identification, a medical certificate and a bank account. Women with individual entrepreneurship also need to act on the tax verification and certificate of registration of IE.

"Thanks to the changes made to the rules for appointment of social payments from the State Social Insurance Fund, the purpose of maternity benefits will be listed on the actual contributions, which are reflected in the automated information system. The size of maternity benefits depends on the employer, who is responsible for the correctness, completeness and timeliness of these social payments," the deputy director Serikkali Sabyrzhanov noted.

According to the ministry, more than 97.5 thousand social payments for loss of income due to pregnancy and childbirth was assigned from the beginning of the year.