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Widows, Widowers, and Orphan’s pension benefit (AWW) is a general social insurance benefit intended for spouses when his/her partner passes away and for children when their father/mother passes away.
Everyone is insured for the AWW if they:
A widow(er) is entitled to receive AWW benefits when:
The maximum pension benefit depends on the age of the widow or widower and if they have children who receive orphans pension.
What consequences does moving abroad have for the AWW pension benefit?
If the pensioner decides to live abroad (including French Saint Martin) after he or she has started to receive the AWW pension benefits, he or she must submit a life certificate periodically to ensure continuity of the monthly pension benefit payments.
What are the AWW maximum amounts for the year?
Please see our website here for the maximum pension amounts for the current year.
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