How To Apply for Maternity Benefits (Social Security Funds) In Gabon

How To Apply for Maternity Benefits (Social Security Funds) In Gabon

  • It is recommended to visit your local Caisse Nationale de Securite Sociale (CNSS) office close to you and make an appointment at the desk for service.
  • Request forms can be obtained from the nearest CNSS branch office, or downloaded it through the CNSS portal on the web or click the button below to download : (Application request form)
  • The form must be filled out, signed with the stamp of employer. Attach all supporting documents (listed in the following) and then submit the form for verification and processing to the official who is in charge of the submission from the CNSS.
  • If the official authorized to do so is satisfied that the documents are correct, you will be informed of the result and given additional instruction.

Documents Required Maternity Benefits (Social Security Funds)


  • Birth certificate (1st visit 2nd 3rd visit)
  • A copy of the birth certificate of the child.
  • Certificate of birth for a child


  • Certificate of birth for the legally-registered child
  • Birth certificate (1st visit, 2nd and 3rd visits)
  • Certificate of birth for a child
  • Pay slips for the last 4 weeks of pay prior to the end of work
  • CNI copy for employee’s CNI copy
  • Pay slips for the recovery month
  • Slip of salary for month in which cessation has been made


  • All documents of civil status must be recognized as legal

Office Locations and Contacts

CAISSE NATIONALE DE SECURITY SOCIALE (CNSS):Address: Boulevard de independence Gabon
PO BOX: 134 Libreville Gabon
Telephone: (+011) 791200
Phone number for Fax: (+011) 746425
Website: Website

What Are All The Eligibility

  • Pregnant woman who is employed or wife of an employee that is registered CNSS


No charges are associated with this service.

Documents to Utilize

(Application form)

The Information You Need

  • Employer’s full names
  • Contract detail
  • Address of the postal address of the business/company
  • Name of the employee who is insured
  • Social Security number
  • Date of employment
  • The salary of the employee for the past four months was
  • She resigned from work because of her maternity leave.

Documentation is needed

Pregnancy and maternity benefits are granted to any woman who is employed or the spouse of an employee that meets the conditions set out in section 43 of Social Security Code, provided that the marriage is signed prior to the civil registry or, if it’s an orthodox wedding, has been reported by the Civil Registry, prenatal allowances for the first nine months prior to the birth

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How To Apply for Maternity Benefits (Social Security Funds) In Gabon
How To Apply for Maternity Benefits (Social Security Funds) In Gabon



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