Advance payment and payment of the Christmas Gift of the year will take place earlier than any other year. 2020 from OAED. Specifically, The prepayment of the regular unemployment subsidy will start on Monday, December 7, 2020, the long-term unemployment subsidy and the self-employed unemployment benefit, as well as the payment of the Christmas Gift to the subsidized unemployed and to the beneficiaries of the special maternity protection benefit. The process will continue until 6 January 2021.
Bonuses and Christmas Gift credits to beneficiaries' bank accounts will be made automatically, by direct deposit in the bank accounts of the beneficiaries. No action is required from the beneficiaries and there is no reason to come to the Employment Promotion Centers (KPA2).
Payments appear in bank accounts within 3 working days,after their payment by OAED. It is reminded that for those subsidized unemployed who have the obligation to declare their presence during the period of prepayment benefits, the prepayment will be paid upon attendance, which is done exclusively electronically (gov.gr → Labor and insurance → Unemployment → Declaration of presence of subsidized unemployed)