The art. 74 of the Legislative Decree of 26 March 2001, n. 151 (formerly art. 66 of Law no. 23.12.1998 of 448) provides for the granting by the Municipalities, in relation to the birth of a child or for each minor in pre-adoptive foster care or adoption without foster care, of an allowance (maternity allowance basic) in favor of resident citizens who do not benefit from maternity allowance, who are in possession of an income not exceeding a certain ISEE value (for the year 2020 € 17.416,66) and in the presence of the other subjective requirements and income provided for by the Law and by the GC Resolution no. 212/2018
The request for the disbursement of the basic maternity allowance must be presented by the mother to the Municipality of residence, within six months of the birth of the child or of the entry of the child into the registry family that receives it in pre-adoption or in adoption without custody. The municipality of residence is responsible for the formal granting of the benefit, which is then disbursed by INPS on the basis of the data communicated by the municipality.
The application form is available at the Personal Services Office and attached - Forms in force from 20.11.2018
Time to complete the procedure: 60 days from the delivery of the complete documentation accompanying the application.