Affiliation to the social security system

Persons carrying out a paid professional activity in Luxembourg must be affiliated to the Luxembourg social security bodies and administrations.

Declaration of entry made to the social security authorities

It is your employer who will declare you to the Joint Social Security Centre (Centre commun de la sécurité sociale, CCSS), which is responsible for affiliation to the appropriate health care fund. For further information, go to the 'Health/Social' heading of guichet.lu (website in French and German)

Social security card/European health insurance card.

Affiliation, by means of an entry declaration to the CCSS, triggers the automatic issue of a national insurance card. For further information, go to 'Applying for a social security card/European health insurance card for residents' (website in French and German).

  • Updated 20-10-2017