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Supplementary Disability Allowance (Asi)

Verified 18 August 2022 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

If you are disabled and you are not old enough to qualify for the Old Age Solidarity Allowance (Aspa), you can apply for theAsi: titleContent. Asi complements your income, to make you reach a minimum total amount. It is paid monthly by social security (or MSA: titleContent if you depend on the agricultural plan).

The situation varies depending on you couple or you live only.

Couple

You must have a general disability that reduces your work or earning capacity by at least 2/3.

There is no minimum age to apply for Asi.

But it is no longer possible to get Asi as soon as you reach the age to obtain Aspa (legal retirement age).

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You are French

You must reside in France (metropolis, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Reunion, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint Martin).

You are permanently resident in France if you are in either of these situations:

  • You have permanent home in France. Home means the place where you normally live, that is, the place of your habitual residence, provided that this residence in France is permanent.
  • The location of your main stay is located in France. This is the case if you stay in France for more than 6 months (or 180 days) in the year concerned.

You are foreigners

You must reside in France.

You are permanently resident in France if you are in either of these situations:

  • You have permanent home in France. Home means the place where you normally live, that is, the place of your habitual residence, provided that this residence in France is permanent.
  • The location of your main stay is located in France. This is the case if you stay in France for more than 6 months (or 180 days) in the year concerned.

You must also be in one of the following situations:

  • To have a residence permit for at least 10 years that permits work
  • Be refugee
  • Being stateless
  • Benefit from subsidiary protection
  • Fighting for France
  • Be a national of a Member State of European Economic Area or Switzerland
  • Be Algerian or Andorran or Beninese or Cape Verdean or Congolese (Republic of Congo) or Gabonese or Israeli or Malagasy or Malian or Moroccan or Monegasque or Senegalese or Togolese or Turkish or Tunisian, under conditions

Maximum income

Your income couple shall not exceed €1,482.21 per month from 1to July 2022.

If your income for the last 3 months exceeds the maximum amount, your income for the last 12 months is taken into account.

FYI  

the maximum income is revalued each 1to April.

Revenue Types

To calculate your couple's total income, only certain income is taken into account.

Right to Asi: income taken or not taken into account

Revenue Type

Income included or excluded in your total income

Business income

YES.

But your income is reduced by a lump sum:

- when your last 3 months income is reviewed, €2,518.42

- when your income from the last 12 months is reviewed, €10,073.69

Pension

YES

Pensions invalidated

YES

Allowance for disabled adults (AAH)

YES

Maintenance payments fixed by a court order

YES

Social housing allowance (SLA)

NO

Family benefits

NO

Third-Party Supplementary Benefit (PCRTP)

NO

Third-party mark-up (MTP)

NO

Cash or in-kind aid received from descendants, not determined by a court order

NO

Retired fighter

NO

Pensions attached to honours (Legion of Honour, Military Medal, etc.)

NO

Income from movable and immovable property

3 % of their value fixed on the date of application

Donated property

YES, under certain conditions

Value of your primary residence

NO

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Only one person receives Asi

From 1to July 2022, the maximum amount of the Asi paid is €549.78.

Amount of the Asi based on your income

Income of the couple per month

Amount of Asi per month

Up to €932.43

€549.78

More than €932.43 and up to €1,482.21

Difference between €1,482.21 and the amount of income per month of the couple

More than €1,482.21

Asi not paid

The 2 people receive the Asi

From 1to July 2022, the maximum total amount of the Asi is €1,482.21.

Amount of the Asi based on your income

Income of the couple per month

Total amount of Asi per month

Up to €1,482.21

Difference between €1,482.21 and the amount of income per month of the couple

More than €1,482.21

Asi not paid

The amount due shall be paid in half to each member of the couple.

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You have a disability pension

Pension paid by CPAM

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application by the holder of a disability pension paid by the Social Security

You send the form, along with the supporting documents requested (the list of which is specified in the instructions attached to the form), to your CPAM.

Who shall I contact
MSA Pension

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for Supplementary Disability Allowance (Asi) from the MSA

You send the form, along with the supporting documents requested (the list of which is specified in the instructions attached to the form), to your MSA.

Who shall I contact

You have an early retirement pension

Pension paid by the pension fund

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for Asi by the holder of an early retirement pension or a social security pension

You send the form, along with the supporting documents requested (the list of which is specified in the notice attached to the form), to your pension fund.

Who shall I contact
MSA Pension

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for Supplementary Disability Allowance (Asi) from the MSA

You send the form, along with the supporting documents requested (the list of which is specified in the instructions attached to the form), to your MSA.

Who shall I contact

You have a pension

Pension paid by the pension fund

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for Asi by the holder of an early retirement pension or a social security pension

You send the form, along with the supporting documents requested (the list of which is specified in the notice attached to the form), to your pension fund.

Who shall I contact
MSA Pension

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for Supplementary Disability Allowance (Asi) from the MSA

You send the form, along with the supporting documents requested (the list of which is specified in the instructions attached to the form), to your MSA.

Who shall I contact

FYI  

the Asi is paid from 1to day of the month following the date of receipt of your request.

Residence condition

The Asi payment is cancelled in case of departure to live outside France (metropolis, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Reunion, Saint-Barthélemy or Saint Martin). You must report this departure. If you don't, the money you wrongly pay is recovered.

FYI  

your departure for a medical-social establishment located in Belgium is not considered as a departure to live outside France.

In case of return to France, a new application from Asi will be required.

Age condition

When the beneficiary of the Asi reaches the age to obtain Aspa (legal retirement age), Asi ceases to be paid to him.

4 months before this date, he is informed that he must apply for Aspa.

If the death occurred after December 31, 2019, the amounts paid are not recovered. The deceased's heirs did not repay the money. This applies to all amounts, regardless of their date of payment.

Only

You must have a general disability that reduces your work or earning capacity by at least 2/3.

There is no minimum age to apply for Asi.

But it is no longer possible to get Asi as soon as you reach the age to obtain Aspa (legal retirement age).

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You are French

You must reside in France (metropolis, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Reunion, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint Martin).

You are permanently resident in France if you are in either of these situations:

  • You have permanent home in France. Home means the place where you normally live, that is, the place of your habitual residence, provided that this residence in France is permanent.
  • The location of your main stay is located in France. This is the case if you stay in France for more than 6 months (or 180 days) in the year concerned.

You are foreigners

You must reside in France.

You are permanently resident in France if you are in either of these situations:

  • You have permanent home in France. Home means the place where you normally live, that is, the place of your habitual residence, provided that this residence in France is permanent.
  • The location of your main stay is located in France. This is the case if you stay in France for more than 6 months (or 180 days) in the year concerned.

You must also be in one of the following situations:

  • To have a residence permit for at least 10 years that permits work
  • Be refugee
  • Being stateless
  • Benefit from subsidiary protection
  • Fighting for France
  • Be a national of a Member State of European Economic Area or Switzerland
  • Be Algerian or Andorran or Beninese or Cape Verdean or Congolese (Republic of Congo) or Gabonese or Israeli or Malagasy or Malian or Moroccan or Monegasque or Senegalese or Togolese or Turkish or Tunisian, under conditions

Maximum income

Your income must not exceed €846.98 per month from 1to July 2022.

If your income for the last 3 months exceeds the maximum amount, your income for the last 12 months is taken into account.

FYI  

the maximum income is revalued each 1to April.

Revenue Types

To calculate your total income, only certain types of income are taken into account.

Right to Asi: income taken or not taken into account

Revenue Type

Income included or excluded in your total income

Business income

YES.

But your income is reduced by a lump sum:

- when your last 3 months income is reviewed, €1,511.05

- when your income from the last 12 months is reviewed, €6,044.22

Pension

YES

Pensions invalidated

YES

Allowance for disabled adults (AAH)

YES

Maintenance payments fixed by a court order

YES

Social housing allowance (SLA)

NO

Family benefits

NO

Third-Party Supplementary Benefit (PCRTP)

NO

Third-party mark-up (MTP)

NO

Cash or in-kind aid received from descendants, not determined by a court order

NO

Retired fighter

NO

Pensions attached to honours (Legion of Honour, Military Medal, etc.)

NO

Income from movable and immovable property

3 % of their value fixed on the date of application

Donated property

YES, under certain conditions

Value of your primary residence

NO

The maximum amount of the Asi is €846.98 per month from 1to July 2022.

Amount of the Asi based on your income

Income per month

Amount of Asi per month

Up to €846.98

Difference between €846.98 and the amount of your income

More than €846.98

Asi not paid

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You receive a disability pension

Pension paid by CPAM

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application by the holder of a disability pension paid by the Social Security

You send the form, along with the supporting documents requested (the list of which is specified in the instructions attached to the form), to your CPAM.

Who shall I contact
MSA Pension

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for Supplementary Disability Allowance (Asi) from the MSA

You send the form, along with the supporting documents requested (the list of which is specified in the instructions attached to the form), to your MSA.

Who shall I contact

You receive an early retirement pension

Pension paid by the pension fund

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for Asi by the holder of an early retirement pension or a social security pension

You send the form, along with the supporting documents requested (the list of which is specified in the notice attached to the form), to your pension fund.

Who shall I contact
MSA Pension

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for Supplementary Disability Allowance (Asi) from the MSA

You send the form, along with the supporting documents requested (the list of which is specified in the instructions attached to the form), to your MSA.

Who shall I contact

You are receiving a pension

Pension paid by the pension fund

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for Asi by the holder of an early retirement pension or a social security pension

You send the form, along with the supporting documents requested (the list of which is specified in the notice attached to the form), to your pension fund.

Who shall I contact
MSA Pension

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for Supplementary Disability Allowance (Asi) from the MSA

You send the form, along with the supporting documents requested (the list of which is specified in the instructions attached to the form), to your MSA.

Who shall I contact

FYI  

the Asi is paid from 1to day of the month following the date of receipt of your request.

Residence condition

The Asi payment is cancelled in case of departure to live outside France (metropolis, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Reunion, Saint-Barthélemy or Saint Martin). You must report this departure. If you don't, the money you wrongly pay is recovered.

FYI  

your departure for a medical-social establishment located in Belgium is not considered as a departure to live outside France.

In case of return to France, a new application from Asi will be required.

Age condition

When the beneficiary of the Asi reaches the age to obtain Aspa (legal retirement age), Asi ceases to be paid to him.

4 months before this date, he is informed that he must apply for Aspa.

If the death occurred after December 31, 2019, the amounts paid are not recovered. The deceased's heirs did not repay the money. This applies to all amounts, regardless of their date of payment.