How to request the Minimum Vital Income online? Step by Step

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These are the requirements that Social Security asks for to to request the Minimum Vital Income, and below we'll show you the step-by-step procedure of how you can do it online.

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As of June 15, all those who need it will be able to request the Minimum Vital Income (Ingreso Mínimo Vital), an aid that will reach the most vulnerable families, and its amount could reach up to 1,015 euros per month. The government approved last Friday the Minimum Vital Income aid, which will reach 600,000 Spanish households with difficulties making ends meet.

Learn how to apply for the Minimum Vital Income online on the Social Security webpage through our comprehensive video tutorial:

If you are one of the people who needs to request the Minimum Vital Income, in this article we explain step by step how you can get it through the Electronic Office of Social Security:

icon of the seguridad social in Spain

Access the Electronic Office of Social Security

Access the application form and the Representation Model

Remember that you can request the Minimum Vital Income without electronic identification. You can see the following PDF which explains this procedure step by step.

Channels to request the Minimum Vital Income

At the moment and while the administration offices remain closed due to the State of Alarm caused by COVID-19, the only way to request the Minimum Vital Income is through the Electronic Office of Social Security. Follow these steps to request it but remember, you can only do it since June 15.

Enter the Electronic Office of Social Security and click on the following link “Request the Minimum Vital Income. Sadly, this page has no available English version, so you will be redirected to the Spanish one.

Step 1: Identification

social Security access type

We have two ways to make this request: submit the form with electronic identification or perform the procedure without electronic identification.

If we make the request with electronic identification, you can identify yourself using a Digital Certificate or by username and password.

Now indicate if you are going to do it as the applicant or as a legal representation of a third person.

application for the minimum vital income

Step 2: Fill out the application and attach the documentation

After clicking on continue, it will be the moment to fill in our personal data and upload the attached documentation. You can look at the following images to see how the process is done. It is very important that you check that the data is correct, otherwise, they may deny us this social assistance.

Applicant details
Bank data

Once you check the data and make sure that you meet the requirements to request the Minimum Vital Income, it is time to confirm the application. Click on “sign and send”.

proof of income

It may be that during the signing process, a window is executed for the validation of the digital signature. If your DNI appears and the data is correct, click “Accept”.

Step 3: Confirmation of the request

If everything went well, a window like the following will appear indicating the date and the registration number with the possibility of downloading the receipt.

social security procedure confirmation

Keep in mind that you can request the Minimum Vital Income from June 15 until September 30, and it will be charged retroactively from June 1.

It will be a monthly income of between 462 and 1,015 euros depending on the type of household and will be compatible with other regional aid. Do you want to know more about it? You can read our article about the Minimum Vital Income, its requirements, and what additional aid we can request together with it.

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