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Recipients

  1. The individual, domiciled in Cape Verde aged 60 or over;
  2. A foreigner or stateless person who fulfills the requirements of the previous paragraph, when he has been legally resident in the country for at least ten years or when there is a social security agreement relating to social assistance or reciprocity between his country of origin and Cape Verde;
  3. Children from poor families, or those with disabilities, chronic or incapacitating illness who depend on third parties to meet their basic needs.

Access Requirements

  1. The applicant is not and can not be covered by any national or foreign social security scheme.
  2. It belongs to a household whose income, of any kind or origin, is lower than the extreme poverty threshold established by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

Required Documentation

  • For kids:

Application form (pre-established model) that must be duly filled in with the applicant's personal data and socio-economic information of his / her household.

Originals and copies of Applicant and Parent Identification Documents.

Proof of income or negative certificate of income (Finance Division and City Council).

Statement on the social protection coverage of the contributory scheme of the candidate and the parents.

Medical document specifying the chronic disability / illness of the child.

  • For the Elderly:

Application form (pre-established model) that must be duly filled in with the candidate's personal data and socio-economic information of his / her household.

Originals and copies of the Identification Documents of the Applicant and the spouse or the person with whom they live in union.

Proof of income or negative certificate of income (Finance and Municipality).

Declaration on the status of social protection coverage of the contributory scheme of the candidate, his / her spouse or partner, as the case may be.

Where to Apply

  • In the social services of the municipal councils of the municipality of residence, in the CNPS, for the applicants residing in the municipality of Praia and in the service office at Centro Nhô  Djunga in São Vicente. 

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