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Should you apply for earnings-related pension and national pension at the same time?

*If your earnings-related pension is roughly EUR 1,300 per month or less, find out first from Kela whether you can additionally receive national pension.

National pension 

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Kela does not pay partial disability pension, partial old-age pension or years-of-service pension.

Widows and widowers under 65 years of age and children under 18 years of age are eligible to receive survivors’ pension from Kela. This extends to the deceased’s children aged 18–20 who are currently engaged in studies.

Read about Kela's benefits
Read specific application instructions:
Old-age pension
Old-age for the unemployed
Partial old-age pension
Disability pension
Years-of-service pension
Survivors' pension

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