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Supplementary Invalidity Allowance (Asi)

Verified 01 April 2023 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

If you are disabled and you are not old enough to receive the Solidarity Allowance for the Elderly (Aspa), you can apply for theAsi: titleContent. The Asia comes to supplement your income, to make you reach a minimum total amount. It is paid monthly by the Social Security (or MSA: titleContent if you are dependent on the farm plan).

The situation varies depending on who you are in pairs or that you live alone.

As a couple

You must have a general disability that reduces your ability to work or earn by at least 2/3.

There is no minimum age to apply for Asia.

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

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You're French

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

You are a stable resident of France if you are in either one of these situations:

  • You have your permanent home in France. The household is the place where you normally live, that is to say, the place of your habitual residence, provided that this residence in France is of a permanent nature.
  • 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.

FYI  

Residence in France can be proven by any means.

You're a foreigner

You must reside in France.

You are a stable resident of France if you are in either one of these situations:

  • You have your permanent home in France. The household is the place where you normally live, that is to say, the place of your habitual residence, provided that this residence in France is of a permanent nature.
  • 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.

FYI  

Residence in France can be proven by any means.

You must also be in one of the following situations:

  • Have a residence permit authorizing work on a continuous basis for at least ten years
  • Being a refugee
  • Being stateless
  • Benefit from the subsidiary protection
  • Fighting for France
  • Be a national of a Member State of the European Economic Area or Switzerland or Great Britain
  • 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 certain conditions

Maximum income

The income of your couple shall not exceed €1,505.01 per month.

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

FYI  

the amount of the maximum income is revalued every 1er April.

Types of income

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

Tableau - Entitlement to Asia: income taken into account or not

Type of income

Income included or not in your total income

Occupational income

YEAH. YEAH.

But the amount of your income is reduced by a lump sum:

- when your last 3 months income is reviewed, from €2,404.67

- when your income for the last 12 months is reviewed, from €9,618.69

Retirement pensions

YES

Disabled person's pension

YES

Disabled Adult Allowance (DAA)

YES

Maintenance, the amount of which shall be determined by a judicial decision

YES

Social housing allowance (SLA)

NO

Family benefits

NO

Third-party recourse top-up benefit (PCRTP)

NO

Third Party Surcharge (TPM)

NO

Aid in cash or in kind received from descendants, not determined by a court decision

NO

Retirement of the fighter

NO

Pensions attached to honors (legion of honor, military medal, etc.)

NO

Income from movable and immovable property

3 % of their market value fixed at the date of application

Property donated by the applicant

YES, under certain conditions

Value of your principal residence

NO

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1 person receives Asi

The maximum amount of Asia is €548.44.

Tableau - Amount of Asia according to your income

Couple income per month

Amount of Asi per month

Up to €956.56

€548.44

More than €956.56 and up to €1,505.01

Difference between €1,505.01 and the couple's monthly earnings

More than €1,505.01

Asia is not paid

The 2 people receive the Asi

The maximum total amount of Asia is €1,505.01.

Tableau - Amount of Asia according to your income

Couple income per month

Total amount of Asia per month

Up to €1,505.01

Difference between €1,505.01 and the couple's monthly earnings

More than €1,505.01

Asia is not paid

The amount due is paid in half to each of the members of the couple.

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You have a disability pension

Pension paid by CPAM

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for assistance by the holder of an invalidity pension paid by the Social Security

You send the form, accompanied by the requested supporting documents (the list of which is specified in the leaflet attached to the form), to your CPAM.

Who shall I contact
Pension paid by the MSA

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for supplementary invalidity allowance (Asi) from the MSA

You send the form, accompanied by the required supporting documents (a list of which is given in the leaflet attached to the form), to your AMM.

Who shall I contact

You have early retirement

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 survivor's pension paid by the Social Security

You send the form, accompanied by the required supporting documents (a list of which is given in the notice attached to the form), to your pension fund.

Who shall I contact
Pension paid by the MSA

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for supplementary invalidity allowance (Asi) from the MSA

You send the form, accompanied by the required supporting documents (a list of which is given in the leaflet attached to the form), to your AMM.

Who shall I contact

You have a survivor 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 survivor's pension paid by the Social Security

You send the form, accompanied by the required supporting documents (a list of which is given in the notice attached to the form), to your pension fund.

Who shall I contact
Pension paid by the MSA

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for supplementary invalidity allowance (Asi) from the MSA

You send the form, accompanied by the required supporting documents (a list of which is given in the leaflet attached to the form), to your AMM.

Who shall I contact

FYI  

the Asi shall be paid from 1er the day of the month following the date of receipt of your request.

Residence requirement

The payment from Asia is abolished in case of departure to live outside France (metropolis, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Reunion, Saint-Barthélemy or Saint Martin). You must be required to report this departure. If you don't do that, the money that was wrongly paid is recovered.

FYI  

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

If you return to France, you will need to submit a new application from Asi.

Age condition

When the beneficiary of the Asi reaches the age for obtaining Aspa (legal retirement age), Asia ceases to be paid to it.

4 months before this date, he is informed that he must make an application from Aspa.

If the death occurred after December 31, 2019, the amounts paid are not recovered. So the heirs of the deceased have not repaid that money. This applies to all amounts, regardless of when they were paid.

Alone

You must have a general disability that reduces your ability to work or earn by at least 2/3.

There is no minimum age to apply for Asia.

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

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You're French

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

You are a stable resident of France if you are in either one of these situations:

  • You have your permanent home in France. The household is the place where you normally live, that is to say, the place of your habitual residence, provided that this residence in France is of a permanent nature.
  • 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.

FYI  

Residence in France can be proven by any means.

You're a foreigner

You must reside in France.

You are a stable resident of France if you are in either one of these situations:

  • You have your permanent home in France. The household is the place where you normally live, that is to say, the place of your habitual residence, provided that this residence in France is of a permanent nature.
  • 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.

FYI  

Residence in France can be proven by any means.

You must also be in one of the following situations:

  • Have a residence permit authorizing work on a continuous basis for at least ten years
  • Being a refugee
  • Being stateless
  • Benefit from the subsidiary protection
  • Fighting for France
  • Be a national of a Member State of the European Economic Area or Switzerland or Great Britain
  • 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 certain conditions

Maximum income

Your income must not exceed €860.00 per month.

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

FYI  

The amount of the maximum income is revalued every 1er April.

Types of income

To calculate the total amount of your income, only certain types of income are considered.

Tableau - Entitlement to Asia: income taken into account or not

Type of income

Income included or not in your total income

Occupational income

YEAH. YEAH.

But the amount of your income is reduced by a lump sum:

- when your last 3 months income is reviewed, from €1,442.80

- when your income for the last 12 months is reviewed, from €5,771.21

Retirement pensions

YES

Disabled person's pension

YES

Disabled Adult Allowance (DAA)

YES

Maintenance, the amount of which shall be determined by a judicial decision

YES

Social housing allowance (SLA)

NO

Family benefits

NO

Third-party recourse top-up benefit (PCRTP)

NO

Third Party Surcharge (TPM)

NO

Aid in cash or in kind received from descendants, not determined by a court decision

NO

Retirement of the fighter

NO

Pensions attached to honors (legion of honor, military medal, etc.)

NO

Income from movable and immovable property

3 % of their market value fixed at the date of application

Property donated by the applicant

YES, under certain conditions

Value of your principal residence

NO

The maximum amount of Asia is €860.00 per month.

Tableau - Amount of Asia according to your income

Revenue per month

Amount of Asi per month

Up to €860.00

Difference between €860.00 and the amount of your income

More than €860.00

Asia is not paid

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You are receiving a disability pension

Pension paid by CPAM

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for assistance by the holder of an invalidity pension paid by the Social Security

You send the form, accompanied by the requested supporting documents (the list of which is specified in the leaflet attached to the form), to your CPAM.

Who shall I contact
Pension paid by the MSA

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for supplementary invalidity allowance (Asi) from the MSA

You send the form, accompanied by the required supporting documents (a list of which is given in the leaflet attached to the form), to your AMM.

Who shall I contact

You are receiving 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 survivor's pension paid by the Social Security

You send the form, accompanied by the required supporting documents (a list of which is given in the notice attached to the form), to your pension fund.

Who shall I contact
Pension paid by the MSA

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for supplementary invalidity allowance (Asi) from the MSA

You send the form, accompanied by the required supporting documents (a list of which is given in the leaflet attached to the form), to your AMM.

Who shall I contact

You are receiving a survivor's 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 survivor's pension paid by the Social Security

You send the form, accompanied by the required supporting documents (a list of which is given in the notice attached to the form), to your pension fund.

Who shall I contact
Pension paid by the MSA

You must complete the Asi application form:

Application for supplementary invalidity allowance (Asi) from the MSA

You send the form, accompanied by the required supporting documents (a list of which is given in the leaflet attached to the form), to your AMM.

Who shall I contact

FYI  

the Asi shall be paid from 1er the day of the month following the date of receipt of your request.

Residence requirement

The payment from Asia is abolished in case of departure to live outside France (metropolis, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Reunion, Saint-Barthélemy or Saint Martin). You must be required to report this departure. If you don't do that, the money that was wrongly paid is recovered.

FYI  

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

If you return to France, you will need to submit a new application from Asi.

Age condition

When the beneficiary of the Asi reaches the age for obtaining Aspa (legal retirement age), Asia ceases to be paid to it.

4 months before this date, he is informed that he must make an application from Aspa.

If the death occurred after December 31, 2019, the amounts paid are not recovered. So the heirs of the deceased have not repaid that money. This applies to all amounts, regardless of when they were paid.