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Supplementary maternity allowances by OAED for women insured at ΙΚΑ The request can be made through the Citizens’ Service Centres (KEP).


Prerequisites and required supporting documents for granting supplementary maternity allowances by OAED for women insured at ΙΚΑ.


It is paid to women working at the initiation of pregnancy, after the labor and provided they have collected from IKA for the absence from work due to pregnancy and childbed. Maternity allowances are equal to the difference resulting if from the contributions paid by the employer the allowance paid by IKA is deducted, for the same time period. 1) Granting from IKA of pregnancy and childbed allowances. 2) Active working relation during the time of initiation of absence due to pregnancy or childbed.


Citizens visit the KEP of their choice to apply for the issuing supplementary maternity allowances by OAED for women insured at ΙΚΑ, presenting the required documentation.

Step 1: The KEP employee receives and checks the documents that are presented by the citizen. If, during check, a missing or uncomplete document is discovered, the employee informs the citizen and refrains from submitting the Application.

Step 2: The employee fills in the electronic Application and creates a new folder in the KEP Information System. The citizen has the possibility, if he wishes it, to declare his mobile phone number and thus to be informed by SMS for the complemetion of the request. Finally, the employee hands to the citizen a request submission certificate in which the number of the request file is written.

Step 3: The Employee of the KEP sends to the Competent Entity the file of the case (which includes both the application and the supporting documents) in one of the accepted ways (email, fax, courier, post, etc).

Step 4: The employee of the KEP receives the final Document immediately from the Competent Entity and notifies the citizen (via sms or telephone) for him to come and take it.

Citizens visit the OAED branch office of their choice and collect the specified amount (supplementary maternity allowances).

Common: Women
Subjects: Insurance benefits
Life Episodes: Having a baby