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Contributory benefit application

ATTENTION: If you have any new rights approved in the royal Decreto-ley 32 / 2020 , 3 November:

- Special subsidy by exhaustion of its delivery between 14 March and 30 June 2020 .
- Unemployment subsidy unique for technical staff or auxiliary of the culture sector.
- Contributory unemployment benefit bullfighting professionals.


You can only perform filling the Form for individual pre-solicitud unemployment benefit.

Through this administrative procedure may request the contributory unemployment benefit in its mode of high initial, if it is the first time that the requested or having previously requested has created a new law, or in its mode of resumption, if the was suspended by any of the causes of suspension and not exhausted, option for new right and option of compatibility with part-time work.

This provision protects the unemployment situation of those who, podent and wanting to work, lose their jobs temporarily or permanently or temporarily reduced to see their ordinary working day at least a third party, with the corresponding loss or similar reduction in wages.

For access to the same requires, in addition to meet the requirements listed below, the worker's prior contributions to Social security for this contingency, since their funding is done by contributions of workers, employers and the input of the State.

In order to access contributory benefit must comply with a series of requirements:

  • Be registered as a jobseeker.
  • Be legally unemployed.
  • Be affiliated with social security, and high or similar service.
  • Having covered a minimum period of quotations360days, within six years prior to cease, or since he was recognized as the Latest unemployment benefit.
  • Failed the normal retirement age required in each case to cause right to retirement, except that the worker was not credited the contribution period required for this, or cases of suspension of employment or reduction authorized by file time employment regulation.

The public employment service State (SEPE) is the autonomous agency within the ministry of employment and Social security, responsible for the management and control of unemployment benefits.