Low-income citizens or low-income families admit such persons, whose income does not reach the subsistence minimum established at the regional level. Acquisition of the status of the poor means the right to receive social assistance, in the form of additional payments, subsidies for payment of certain services, natural products. To get the status of a citizen or adult representatives of low-income families must contact the Department of social protection at the place of their official registration. You need to gather certain documents on the basis of which a decision will be made on the appointment of social assistance.

What you'll need to collect for the appeal in bodies of social protection?

The list of documents required for obtaining the status of the poor, is set at the level of each subject of the Russian Federation. Usually the list will include the identity documents confirming family composition, income level, presence of certain assets in property, the presence of permanent expenditure obligations. A mandatory document in all cases is the statement of the citizen. Documents on the income of each citizen or family member is usually required to show the calculation to reflect the level of payments excluding taxes for the last three months. As a rule, to obtain the status of low-income families will also need marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death certificate (if applicable), employment records, certificates from educational institutions (for children).

What happens after submission of documents?

After submission of necessary documents the citizen or a representative of the family Department of social protection shall review the submitted information. The standard period for making a decision on the submitted application is ten days, after which the applicant should be sent a notice of assignment of the status of the poor citizen or the refusal of such assignment. Management of social protection can also verify the submitted documents and of the information contained therein. In this case, ten days after filing the application the applicant is sent a pre-notification of the decision and the time for final decision may be extended to thirty days.