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Family of 3 and more children: family complement

Verified 01 avril 2022 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

The family supplement is a benefit paid under income conditions to persons with at least 3 children over 3 years of age. There is no process to get it. The amount varies depending on the level of income.

Conditions for children

You must have at least 3 dependent children, aged over 3 years and under 21 years.

Resource Conditions

Your resources must not exceed an amount determined according to your family situation. That's the categorical net income of 2020 which shall be taken into account for 2022.

Status Resource Limits2011 resource limit to determine the 2013 family supplement entitlement

Dependent children

Couple with 1 income

Couple with 2 income

Isolated parent

3 children

€39,195

€47,947

€47,947

4 children

€45,728

€54,480

€54,480

Per additional child

€6,533

€6,533

€6,533

There are 2 revenues in the couple where each of the 2 receives professional income for an amount at least equal (in 2020) to €5,594

If the resources are just over the resource limit, you will receive a differential allowance.

  Please note : if you live in a overseas department (Dom), the conditions for the award and the amount of the family supplement are different. Information on Caf website .

You don't have to do this because the tax services automatically send the information to the Family Allowance Fund (Caf) or the agricultural social mutuality (MSA).

The declaration must be made only if this transmission has not been made.

Family Allowances and Benefits - Statement of Status (Caf)

National Family Allowance Fund (Cnaf)

Depending on your income, you receive either the base amount or the increased amount.

Income caps differ depending on whether you are a couple or isolated parent.

For a couple

Family supplement amount based on annual resources

Dependent children

Revenue Level

Amount

Couple with 2 income

Couple with 1 income

3 children

€23,978 or less

€19,602 or less

€262.53

Between €23,978 and €47,947

Between €19,602  and €39,195

€175.00

4 children

€27,245 or less

€22,869 or less

€262.53

Between €27,245and €54,480

Between €22,869 and €45,728

€175.00

Isolated parent

Family supplement amount based on annual resources

Dependent children

Annual Resources

Amount

3 children

Less than or equal to €23,978

€262.53

Greater Than €23,978 and less than or equal to €47,947

€175.00

4 children

Less than or equal to €27,245

€262.53

Greater Than €27,245 and less than or equal to €54,480

€175.00

The family supplement is paid every month from 3e birthday of your youngest child. The payment will stop as soon as you have less than 3 children under the age of 21, or if you have a new child under the age of 3.

General Diet (Caf)

Change of family status

Quickly report any changes to your family situation.

Example :

Being a couple can open up new rights for you. Ask your Caf.

Family Allowances and Benefits - Statement of Status (Caf)

National Family Allowance Fund (Cnaf)

Who shall I contact

Change of domicile

You can report your change of address using the online address change service:

Online Address Change

Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Dila) - Prime Minister

To report your new contact information simultaneously to several government departments and energy suppliers.

Agricultural scheme (MSA)

Change of family status

Quickly report any changes to your family situation.

Example :

Being a couple can open up new rights for you. Ask your MSA.

MSA - Private spaces

Central Fund of the Agricultural Social Mutual (MSA)

Bring your IDs.

You can also go there or send the form cerfa 11423 by mail.

Family Allowances and Benefits - Statement of Status (MSA)

Cerfa n° 11423*06 - Central Fund of the Agricultural Social Mutual (MSA)

Who shall I contact

Change of domicile

You can report your change of address using the online address change service:

Online Address Change

Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Dila) - Prime Minister

To report your new contact information simultaneously to several government departments and energy suppliers.

  Please note : if you change departments, the MSA in your home of departure will automatically transfer the file to your new caisse. This transfer will take place as soon as your new address is registered.