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Practical Info

Health and Social Insurances



Personal accidents insurance

Apólice 01/8417706 - Lusitania
Applies to grant holders or members without a contractual link with LIP - automatic inscription

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Accidents at work insurance

Apólice 01/8417708 - Lusitania
Applies to work contracts; automatic inscription.

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info If you suffer an injury at work (or while commuting between home and work) you should contact LIP’s Secretariat as soon as possible.


Voluntary Social insurance - SSV

Applies to Scholarships > 6 months; voluntary inscription.

Covers the following cases: Guide
Where to register:  Social Security services (see: useful addresses in New members)
When: You may start at any time, but LIP only reimburses contributions from the month of inscription onwards.
Documents needed:

  • Declaration of Research Fellowship Holder Statute (FCT or LIP)/ Declaração comprovativa do estatuto de bolseiro de investigação
  • Medical certificate/Atestado médico (by a doctor in the National Health Service (SNS) public health centers or hospitals).

info Contact the Secretariat before signing up so that the necessary documents and other information may be provided.

Contributions: Please check SSV and how to pay.

Monthly contribution should be paid until the 20th day of the following month.

info In case of delay in payment to social security, LIP does not reimburse eventual fines.

You are entitled to reimbursement of the value corresponding to:

  • 1st Level (IAs) x Contribution Annual Rate/ 1st escalão (IAs) * taxa anual da contribuição
  • For 2018 the value is 126.95 eur (428.90*29.6%).

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For any other level of contribution, the beneficiary should pay the difference.
Deliver the Social Security and Payment document proof to the Accounting Services.
Deliver them as soon as possible, timely, preferably also until de 20th day of the following month.


LIP’s Health Insurance/Seguro de Saúde (Victoria - Apólice LIP Lisboa: 4437 , Apólice LIP Coimbra: 4438)