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Social Security Children's AllowanceDid you get this in the mail, but don’t speak Maltese? It’s a letter from Social Security telling you that your children’s allowance is in the bank.

Here’s the full translation:


Dear XXX,

I’d like to inform you that on 17/12/2022 a deposit of EURXXX (the amount depends on your income) will be deposited into the account number you provided, which is XXX, in the specified bank branch.

This deposit is split as follows:

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Benefit owed (to you. You don’t owe anything!) – €XXX
Tax at source: €XXX
Deduction: €XXX
Amount owed: €XXX

The upcoming payments will be deposited into the bank account you stipulated on the following dates, assuming you are entitled to the benefits:

    • Deposit on 11/03/2023
    • Deposit on 10/06/2023
    • Deposit on 16/09/2023

Grazio Barbara
Director General – Social Security



If you’re not sure how the Children’s Allowance works, the following might help.

First of all, there are 2 different payments that any parent or guardian is entitled to, per child:

  1. Children’s Allowance
  2. Children’s Allowance Supplement

The Children’s Allowance you are entitled to depends on whether your annual income is more or less than €25,924:

The Children’s Allowance Supplement is added on to this. More information about this can be found here.

Hope this helps!


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