Maternity Benefit


Benefit paid to a person who is self-employed or employed and who is confined or expected to be confined.


  • The person must be in employment as a self-employed or employed person on the day immediately preceding the beginning of the period for which she is claiming the benefit.
  • The person is not carrying out any business during the period in which she is confined.
  • The employed person receives the full income from the employer, after which the employer claims for reimbursement of the maternity benefit


Four months

Documents Required

  • Proof of confinement and expected confinement,
  • Proof of employment,
  • Valid ID Card