We have a new International Social Security Agreement with Estonia

15 December 2017

The new Social Security Agreement between Australia and Estonia starts on 1 January.

The agreement covers Australian Age Pension as well as the Estonian Old Age and Survivor pension.

Residents of either country can now lodge claims for Australian Age Pension and Estonian Old Age and Survivor pension.

If you reside in Australia

You can now lodge your claim for Estonian Old Age and Survivor pension in Australia, if you've lived in Estonia and have specific periods of employment in Estonia.

If you reside in Estonia

You can now lodge your claim for Australian Age Pension in Estonia, if you've been an Australian resident for a period of at least 12 months between the ages of 16 and Australian age pension age.

Next steps

To find out more, read the Social Security Agreement between Australia and Estonia factsheet, available in English and Estonian.

Read more about International Social Security Agreements.

Read more news for individuals.

Page last updated: 19 December 2017