Which countries have agreements with us

Australia has agreements with a number of countries to share responsibility for social security coverage.

Find information about agreements in your language.

Under these agreements you may be able to claim a:

  • Centrelink payment if you live in Australia but are visiting an agreement country
  • Centrelink payment if you live in an agreement country
  • Centrelink payment if you live in an agreement country but are visiting Australia
  • payment from an agreement country if you’re in Australia
  • payment from an agreement country if you don’t meet the residence or social insurance rules and you’ve lived in Australia.
Next: How to claim if you're in Australia

The steps to claim under a social security agreement if you’re claiming when you’re in Australia.

Page last updated: 2 July 2021