Childbirth allowance

Childbirth allowance is a single benefit paid upon the birth of a child in the amount of 320 euros. Childbirth allowance is one of many family benefits. Childbirth allowance is disbursed if it is applied for before the child turns six months old.

If you want to apply for childbirth allowance use the e-service for parental benefit and family allowances.

To receive childbirth allowance, you can also submit an application at the local client service of the Social Insurance Board.

In addition to general chilbirth allowance, a number of local governments in Estonia pay additional childbirth allowances. For more information, contact your local city or municipality government.

If you have any questions, call the information line of the Social Insurance Board at 16106 or (+372) 612 1360 or write an e-mail to

Last amended: 27-12-2016 13:18 | Compiled by: Social Insurance Board