The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs (MADLSA) provides a service for those who qualify to receive a domestic help allowance in lieu of social assistance benefits. This service is opened to Qatari citizens only.
Follow these steps to apply for servant social assistance allowance:
- Download and fill out the application form.
- Submit the application along with all the required documents to the Social Security department.
- Attaching the following documents: two personal photos, salary certificate for him and for his working sons, medical certificate proving need for assistance and ID copy of the applicant and those residing with him.
- A member of the department will assess the application and submit it with a recommendation to the director for approval or rejection within a month. If the application is approved, payment will be in the following month and backdated to the date of the application. The applicant will receive the decision by telephone or SMS.
A servant allowance of QR1,500 shall be paid to the handicapped, the disabled and the elderly who are unable to work upon submitting a medical report issued by the competent medical entity specialized in public health matters in Qatar. The report shall highlight their need for a person to look after them unless the country provides care for any of them.
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