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The national pension

The national pension procures minimum pension to those persons who are not entitled to the pension depending on the work contribution.

The following persons have the right to receive national pension:

  • permanent residents of Estonia,
  • aliens residing in Estonia on the basis of temporary residence permits or temporary right of residence.

A precondition for receiving the national pension if they have attained 63 years of age  and have lived in Estonia for at least five years before applying for the pension. The amount of the national pension is since 01.04.2019 205,21 EUR.

National pension is not paid to persons who receive pension from another state.

To apply for the national pension one should contact the Social Insurance Board.