Maternity benefits are offered to members of the Fund as prescribed in section 32 of Public Service Social Security Fund Act No. 2 of 2018.
Conditions for a member to qualify for this benefit are: -
For a member to be granted Maternity benefit, an employer has to submit duly filled application form PS – BEN.3 with the following attachments:
Maternity benefits shall be paid by the fund only when the application had been made within ninety (90) days from the date of giving birth.
In the circumstances of still birth, a female member shall qualify for maternity benefits that the said still birth is not less than 20 weeks and such member has attended by a registered clinician. (Clinic card and a report from a facility certified by the ministry responsible for health will be required).
The amount payable for maternity benefits to member shall be based on the following criterias,