Maintenance support upon adoption
Maintenance support is money that you can apply for if you adopted a child from another country as a single parent. It is intended to financially compensate for the child support the child would have otherwise received from another parent.
Am I eligible for maintenance support?
You are eligible for maintenance support if
- you have custody of the child
- the child is younger than 18 years old
- the child is nationally registered at your address
- you and the child live in Sweden.
How much money will I get?
You receive SEK 1,573 per month up until the month of the child’s 15th birthday. After this, you receive SEK 1,723 per month.
How do I apply for maintenance support?
2. You receive a decision
If your application is complete, it takes no more than 8 weeks (16 weeks if one of you lives in a different country) before you will receive a decision.
You receive the first disbursement as soon as the decision is made. After that, the maintenance support is paid out on the 25th of every month.
Special disbursement dates
Disbursement normally scheduled for 25 December will be paid out on 21 December 2018.
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