You can use this service to apply via the Electronic Register for maternity and/or paternity benefits on behalf of another person, to enjoy the applicable work leave period for birth, adoption, custody for adoption, and permanent fostering or temporary fostering for a period over one year.
Persons who want to apply for maternity and/or paternity benefits on behalf of another person.
Attached documents must not exceed 4 Mb.
After filling in the form, you will be told which documents to submit and given the option of uploading them.
If you send the application on behalf of the future holder of the benefit, you must certify said representation by attaching the power of attorney document approved for this purpose. This document can be downloaded in the associated documentation section. However, you can attach any legally valid document which is proof of the representation.
Once the process has been completed, you will receive “proof of receipt” (zip) with the application receipt in PDF format and the server signature that guarantees the transaction was completed correctly.
If you do not receive the confirmation message or you receive an error or transmission failure message, you must submit the documentation at another time or through other channels.
The National Social Security Institute will post the application resolution to the address of the interested party.
Consult the processing status of the application through the service What is happening with my benefit?
To access this service check you have the necessary technical requirements.
|document name||Publication date|
|Standard representation form (PDF, 1441 Kb)||03/08/2018|
|Company certificate for maternity/paternity application (PDF, 2215 Kb)||01/10/2018|
|Statement of part-time maternity/paternity leave for self-employed workers (PDF, 327 Kb)||25/09/2018|
|Declaration of activity status - Self-employed workers (PDF, 2464 Kb)||21/05/2019|
|Company - Worker Agreement. Part-Time Maternity (PDF, 339 Kb)||26/09/2018|
|Acuerdo empresa-trabajador. Paternidad a tiempo parcial (PDF, 1562 Kb)||26/09/2018|
|The mother opts to transfer part of the maternity leave to the other parent (PDF, 1765 Kb)||02/09/2016|
|Acuerdo de los progenitores sobre disfrute del descanso de maternidad, por gestación por sustitución, por adopción, guarda con fines de adopción o acogimiento. (PDF, 2073 Kb)||02/10/2018|
|Income Tax (IRPF) Data communication (PDF, 1383 Kb)||10/01/2018|