New application forms for the provision of child and single parent allowances for 2016 will be available from March 15, the labour ministry announced on Friday.
The application forms can be obtained from the offices of the welfare benefit services (Tefkrou 6, 1066 Nicosia), citizen service centres throughout Cyprus, district post offices in Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca and Paphos and the website of the labour ministry at http://www.mlsi.gov.cy.
Completed application forms together with all the necessary documents should be submitted to the welfare benefit services, citizen service centres throughout Cyprus and district post offices. Completed applications can also be sent by post to the following address: Ministry of labour, welfare and social security, welfare benefits services, 1489 Nicosia.
Three-child families, large families and single parent families who usually receive child benefits on a monthly basis will be paid the allowance automatically and exceptionally up to April 2016, provided that, on the basis of the data of their last application, their annual family income did not exceed € 39,000.