Death Benefit

Understand the entitlement and procedure for collecting death benefit in Bulgaria...

After the death of an insured person, their spouse, children and parents have the right to a death benefit (еднократна помощ при смърт) payable in a lump sum and the equivalent of two month's wages.

The following documents must be presented to the local office of the National Social Security Institute:

  • An application form
  • Applicant’s identification card
  • An heir certificate (удостоверение за наследници)
  • Photocopy of the death certificate

The heirs also fill in a form, certifying their personal bank accounts to which the proportionate sum will be transferred to each one of them.