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Department of Social Security

The Department of Social Security serves as the liaison between students and the University’s National Social Security Funds (NSSF). Membership in the NSSF is required by law for all Lebanese students, excluding freshman and special students, and students that are older than 30 years. Getting the NSSF clearance is a prerequisite for all students prior to registration at the beginning of every academic year.

 

Returning Students

Returning students under the age of 30 who are sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate, and who:

a. Benefit from any of those governmental health plans

must:

  • Fill the Form B (تصريح استفادة)
  • Attach an original statement from the local office they (or their parents) belong to (افادة من مركز التبعية الرسمي), which certifies their benefit
  • Attach a photocopy of their Family Status Record (اخراج قيد عائلي) not older than one year

 

b. Benefit from (أنظمة القوى الأمنيّة (الجيش، الأمن الداخلي، الأمن العام، أمن الدولة، والجمارك
must:

  • Fill the Form B (تصريح استفادة)
  • Attach a photocopy of their benefit card; (صورة عن البطاقة الصحيّة المجدّدة)
  • Attach a photocopy of their Family Status Record (اخراج قيد عائلي) not older than one year

 

N.B: The procedure is repeated at the beginning of every academic year.

 

c. Have stopped benefiting from a governmental health plan (mentioned above) while at NDU must:

  • Fill out Form Aتصريح عن طالب جامعيّ) 1) and Form Aتعهّد عدم استفادة) 2)
  • Attach a photocopy of the Family Status Record (إخراج قيد عائليّ) not older than one year

 

d. Do not benefit from any governmental health plan (mentioned above) while at NDU and are enrolled for the second consecutive year or more at NDU must:

  • Verify their cleared status through the SIS program prior to payment at the Bank and registration procedure fulfillment

 

Fill out Form C (إعلام عن طالب مسجّل) is the responsibility of the Department of Social Security - Office of Student Affairs.

 

Thus, students who are registered at the NSSF as NDU students and who did not report any change of status, are not required to pass by the Office of Student Affairs. Their coverage by NDU will be automatically renewed for a fee of LBP 202,500 payable along with their tuition fee at the bank.
If, however, any change of status takes place (new work, new NSSF coverage, etc.) students are required to inform the Department of Social Security. Students who did not complete this step are held totally responsible for any problem that might arise due to an incomplete NSSF file.

 

  • Returning students who reach the age of 30 years old are exempted from presenting any official document and have to fill Form B (تصريح استفادة)

 

Students will not be able to register if they do not submit the required documents at the Department of Social Security at the Office of Student Affairs.

Students can pick up their appropriate forms from the Department of Social Security at the Office of Student Affairs or from the NDU website (www.ndu.edu.lb).

 

New Students

New students who:

a. Do not benefit from any governmental health plan must:

  • Fill out Form Aتصريح عن طالب جامعيّ) 1) and Form Aتعهّد عدم استفادة) 2)
  • Attach a photocopy of the Family Status Record (إخراج قيد عائليّ) not older than one year

 

b. Benefit from any governmental health plan must:

  • Fill the Form B (تصريح استفادة)
  • Attach an original statement from the local office they (or their parents) belong to (افادة من مركز التبعية الرسمي), which certifies their benefit
  • Attach a photocopy of their Family Status Record (اخراج قيد عائلي) not older than one year

 

New students accepted as Intensive English or freshman (Arts, Sciences) are not exempted from NSSF benefit obligations.

After fulfillment of any of these two levels’ requirements (Intensive or freshman) and before registration of their regular courses, students are requested to pass by the Department of Social Security - Office of Student Affairs to present documents required for Clearance like any other regular NDU student.
New students accepted as Foreigners (non-Lebanese students) are exempted from NSSF benefit obligations but they are still entitled to clearance procedure (NR- non-Lebanese).
New students (transferred) who benefit from the NSSF through the former university for one or more consecutive years must submit their NSSF number and if not they must:

 

1 Fill out Form C (إعلام عن طالب مسجّل)

 

2 Attach Receipts (per Academic year) or Administrative Statement in Arabic from the former university

 

3 Attach a photocopy of their Family Status Record (إخراج قيد عائليّ) not older than one year

 

New students (transferred) willing to register for the spring semester and having NSSF clearance as beneficiary from the previous university for the fall semester of the current academic year must submit their NSSF number and if not, they must:

 

1 Fill out Form B (تصريح استفادة).

 

2 Attach a Receipt or Administrative Statement in Arabic from the former university

 

3 Attach a copy of their Family Status Record (إخراج قيد عائليّ) not older than one year

Students can pick up the appropriate Forms from the Department of Social Security - Office of Student Affairs or from the NDU website (www.ndu.edu.lb)

On forms A1, A2, B, C, the statement, and the photocopy of the Family Status Record (إخراج قيد عائلي) students must write on the top:

1 I.D. number as it appears on the letter of admission

2 Major

3 Date of birth (D.O.B.) as it appears on the I.D. (الهوية)

 

The NSSF covers 80% of medication, radiology, and 90% of hospitalization. It is a governmental requirement from every student.

 

The governmental health plans approved by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) are limited to the following ONLY:

 

For more information, kindly contact the Department of Social Security on 09-208805, 09-208000 (ext: 2114) or e-mail, nssf@ndu.edu.lb.

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