Manpower Employment Organization

Benefits - Allowances

When I am entitled to the Unemployment Benefit?

How and when does the Unemployment Benefit start being paid?

For how long will I receive the unemployment benefit?

What is the amount of the unemployment benefit and how is it calculated?

How many working days must a claimant have completed in order to be entitled to the unemployment benefit?

Which categories of unemployed people are entitled to the unemployment benfit of maximum duration?

What supporting documents are required?

How often must appear in person at the local PES in order to receive the unemployment benefit?

When is the unemployment benefit paid?

When is the unemployment benefit suspended?

When is the unemployment benefit stopped?

I wish to apply for the unemployment benefit. Can I authorize someone to submit the application on my behalf?

I am an unemployed person receiving the unemployment benefit and I wish to move to another EU member state and search for a job there. In that case, will my unemployment benefit be suspended?

I have worked as a salaried worker or employee, I have already received the unemployment benefit, and now I am unemployed. I wish to move to another EU member state in order to search for a job there. How can I prove my past employment so that it can be taken into account for receiving an unemployment benefit in another EU member state?

In Greece, I have worked as a self-employed professional, merchant, freelancer, civil engineer, or farmer. How can I prove I have been insured?

In Greece I am insured with IKA and I wish to move to another EU member state. What should I do in order to be insured during my stay abroad?

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