Agreements with countries in Europe

Australia has agreements with these countries in Europe to share responsibilities for social security coverage.

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.
CountryAgreement
Austria

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Austria.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Austria.

Also available in other languages.

Belgium

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Belgium.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Belgium.

Also available in other languages.

Croatia

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Croatia.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Croatia.

Also available in other languages.

Cyprus

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Cyprus.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Cyprus.

Also available in other languages.

Czech Republic

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and the Czech Republic.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and the Czech Republic.

Also available in other languages.

Denmark

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Denmark.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Denmark.

Also available in other languages.

Estonia

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Estonia.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Estonia.

Also available in other languages.

Finland

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Finland.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Finland.

Also available in other languages.

Germany

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Germany.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Germany.

Also available in other languages.

Greece

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Greece.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Greece.

Also available in other languages.

Hungary

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Hungary.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Hungary.

Also available in other languages.

Ireland

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Ireland.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Ireland.

Italy

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Italy.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Italy.

Also available in other languages.

Latvia

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Latvia.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Latvia.

Also available in other languages.

Malta

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Malta.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Malta.

Also available in other languages.

The Netherlands

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and the Netherlands.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and the Netherlands.

Also available in other languages.

North Macedonia

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and North Macedonia.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and North Macedonia.

Also available in other languages.

Norway

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Norway.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Norway.

Also available in other languages.

Poland

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Poland.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Poland.

Also available in other languages.

Portugal

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Portugal.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Portugal.

Also available in other languages.

Serbia

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Serbia

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Serbia

Also available in other languages.

Slovak Republic

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and the Slovak Republic.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and the Slovak Republic.

Also available in other languages.

Slovenia

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Slovenia.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Slovenia.

Also available in other languages.

Spain

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Spain.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Spain.

Also available in other languages.

Switzerland

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Switzerland.

International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Switzerland.

Also available in other languages.

United Kingdom

The agreement with the United Kingdom (UK) ended on 1 March 2001.

Read more about claiming UK pensions, paying voluntary contributions and more on the following UK government websites:

Page last updated: 11 April 2024.
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