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material reception conditions


Subsistence support provided by an EU Member State to an applicant for international protection consisting of housing, food and clothing, in kind or as financial allowances or in vouchers, or a combination of the three, and a daily expenses allowance.


Derived by EMN from Art. 2(g) of Directive 2013/33/EU (Recast Reception Conditions Directive)


  • BG: материални условия за приемане
  • CS: materiální podmínky přijetí
  • DE: materielle Aufnahmebedingungen
  • EL: υλικοί όροι υποδοχής
  • EN: material reception conditions
  • ES: condiciones materiales de acogida
  • ET: materiaalsed varjupaigataotlejate vastuvõtutingimused
  • FI: aineelliset vastaanotto-olosuhteet
  • FR: conditions matérielles d’accueil
  • GA: dálaí ábhartha glactha
  • HU: a befogadás anyagi feltételei
  • IT: condizioni materiali di accoglienza
  • LT: materialinės priėmimo sąlygos
  • LV: materiālie uzņemšanas nosacījumi
  • MT: Kondizzjonijiet materjali tal-akkoljenza
  • NL: materiële opvangvoorzieningen
  • PL: materialne warunki przyjmowania
  • PT: condições materiais de acolhimento
  • RO: condiţii materiale de recepţie
  • SK: materiálne prijímacie podmienky (EU acquis); materiálne podmienky prijímania
  • SL: materialni pogoji sprejema
  • SV: materiella mottagningsvillkor
  • NO: materielle mottaksforhold (b); materielle mottakstilhøve (n)

Broader Term(s)


The material reception conditions listed in the Reception Conditions Directive are binding on all EU Member States. In addition, they may introduce or maintain more favourable provisions for third-country nationals and stateless persons, such as medical or psychological care.