Extension of the cost-of-living benefit for 2022

Low-income households may, under certain conditions, apply for a cost-of-living benefit from the National Solidarity Fund (Fonds national de solidarité - FNS).

To be eligible for this benefit, the household's income must not exceed a certain threshold.

The amount of the benefit is determined on the basis of the applicant's household composition.

  • EUR 1,652 for a single person;
  • EUR 2,065 for a 2 person household;
  • EUR 2,478 for a 3 person household;
  • EUR 2,891 for 4 person a household;
  • EUR 3,304 for a 5 or more person household.

You can submit your application for the cost-of-living benefit for 2022 from 1 January to 30 September 2022.

For more information on the condition of entitlement and how to apply, please consult our explanatory information page (also available in plain language).

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