Social Security Agreement Italy Australia

To apply for a social assistance payment, you must complete the appropriate application form and return it to the Department of Social Welfare. The return address is printed on the application form. Ireland has social security agreements with other countries that allow you to combine the social security contributions you paid in Ireland with the social security contributions you paid in another country. This can help you qualify for a social security payment in Ireland or in a country with which Ireland has a social security contract. If you have worked in Ireland and one or more EU Member States, your social security contributions from any EU Member State can be added to your Irish social security contributions to help you qualify for one of the social assistance payments listed below. For some payments (for example.B. Unemployment benefit, sickness benefit and maternity benefit) must be paid in Ireland. All applicants for a pension under the Australian Agreement must meet the other requirements (e.g.B. age limits, income and wealth tests) required for this pension under Australian social security legislation. They must have been insurable in Ireland for at least one week in order for a bilateral social security agreement to be applied for and (except in the case of Guardian`s Payment) have at least 52 qualifying weeks under Irish law. When calculating your entitlement to an Irish social security payment under a bilateral social security agreement, your eligible contributions from the country with which Ireland has concluded the agreement and your Irish contributions will be used in a proportional formula to determine whether you are entitled to a payment.

For more information about your Irish Social Security Register, the Department of Social Protection will request your social security contribution history directly from the other Member State or foreign institution. New Zealand and South Korea have also signed a social security agreement. This will take effect in 2021. When calculating your entitlement to an Irish social security payment in accordance with EU rules, all your eligible contributions from countries covered by the rules are combined. They can be used with your Irish contributions to help you qualify for a payment. Ireland`s social security agreements with other countries can be divided into two groups: Australia currently has 31 bilateral international social security agreements. Mr. Fuso is 65 years old and has lived in Australia for six years.

You may be able to use your insurance documents from Ireland and the other country to qualify for a public pension (contributory pension). . . .