The Invalidity Pension may be awarded to a person who is certified as being incapable for suitable full-time or part-time employment due to a serious disease or bodily or mental impairment, subject to the relative social security contribution conditions under the Social Security Act (Cap. 318).

What you'll get

The Invalidity Pension is paid every 4 weeks in advance.

There are 2 categories of invalidity pension a person can receive:
• IP - Invalidity Pension for a claimant in receipt of Service Pension
• NMIP - Invalidity Pension for a claimant not in receipt of Service Pension

Please click here for a Schedule of Benefit Rates.


A person, who is under retirement age, may be eligible for an Invalidity Pension if the following criteria are fulfilled:

• Applicant has been continuously in full-time, or regular part-time employment, or self-occupation, or registering for work under Part 1 for a period of not less than 12 months prior to the date of application.

• Applicant has been certified incapable for suitable regular full-time or part-time employment by a Medical Panel appointed by Law.

• The incapacity mentioned above is considered by the Medical Panel as prohibiting an individual from suitable full-time or regular part-time employment or self-occupation for not more than 3 years and not less than 1 year.

• On the date of claim for the invalidity pension, the applicant has at least 250 paid social security contributions and paid or credited at least an average of 20 social security contributions per year from the age 19 or 18 as the case may be (or 1964/65) till the date of the claim.

Related documentation:

- For the Data Protection Statement, click here.

- For the Invalidity Pension Medical Report, click here.

- For the User Manual, click here.

How to apply

Fill in the online form and submit.