How we can help

You may be able to get a pension from Australia or another country under an agreement. You may also get your current payment if you're going overseas.

Social security agreements

We can help you:

  • find out if you can get an Australian pension overseas
  • claim a pension from another country while you live in Australia.

Read about international social security agreements.

Travel overseas

If you travel outside Australia it may affect your Centrelink payments.

Languages

We have:

  • staff you can speak to in a range of languages
  • interpreters you can use.

Contact us

If you’re in Australia, call our International services line.

If you’re outside Australia either:

Calls to some international phone numbers are free.

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Your income and assets can change the amount of payment you get from us.

Page last updated: 5 October 2021