Family allowance application forms are available from the family allowance compensation funds. All supporting documentation (e.g. training certificates) should also be sent to these offices.
Family allowances: types and rates (general)
Concurring claims (who receives the family allowances?)/Payment of the difference
Payment to a third party (primary caregiver)
Payment of family allowances for children living abroad
Filing an application
Payment of family allowances
Deadline for claiming family allowances
Duty to declare any changes in circumstances/recovery of overpayments
Social security contributions
Relations with other social insurance benefits
Individuals employed in the agricultural sector (self-employed farmers and farm employees)
I haven’t found an answer to my question. What should I do now?
If your question is not on the list, we recommend that you check the following pages “Benefits”, “Family Allowances: Types and Rates”, “Children who live abroad” and “Organisation and Funding”, as well as the assorted leaflets on family allowances. If you are still unable to find an answer to your question, you should contact the competent Family Allowances Compensation Fund directly (see Question 21). The cantonal OASI Compensation Offices are also equipped to provide you with general information. If you remain unsatisfied with the answer you have received, you may submit your question directly to us using the following form. We will make every effort to reply promptly to your query.
Last modification 04.02.2019